GOLD COAST Mayor Tom Tate has reignited the daylight saving debate, declaring his support for the move to be brought back into southeast Queensland.
The Gold Coast Bulletin reveals a “super majority” of Councillors want to lobby the Government to hold a referendum to reintroduce daylight saving to the area.
All but one of the city’s 15 Councillors are reported to have indicated support for a review of the measure.
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Queensland observed daylight saving from 1989 through until 1992 when a referendum to make the move permanent was defeated.
At 4.30pm on Wednesday 8 January 2014, 15,632 people had signed an e-petition for a new daylight saving trial. It closes on March 15.