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Tasmania & DST

Tasmania's Daylight Saving arrangements

Start and Finish of Daylight Saving in TAS

Since 2008 TAS DST ends on the first Sunday in April at 03:00 and starts the first Sunday in October at 03:00.  

Daylight Saving Extended in Tasmania for 2006

In 2006, daylight saving was extended by one week and finish at 2.00 am standard time on Sunday 2 April.

In 2005-2006, daylight saving commenced at 2.00 am standard time on the first Sunday in October (2 October) 2005 and concluded at 2.00 am on the first Sunday in April (2 April) 2006.

The change was to support the 2006 Commonwealth Games, held in Melbourne from 15-26 March 2006.

Tasmania, New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory have all given in-principle support to extend daylight saving by one week in 2006. Tasmania is currently seeking to amend legislation to support the change in 2006.

Starts Ends
Sunday 2 October 2005  Sunday 2 April 2006
Sunday 1 October 2006  Sunday 31 March 2007

Source: Government of Tasmania website


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