Should we shorten Daylight Saving in NSW?
EACH spring, the debate around Daylight Saving rears its sleepy head.
The main topic of discussion this year was sparked by a call from Northern Tablelands Nationals MP Adam Marshall to shorten daylight savings from six months to four.
A petition from his electorate to do so gained more than 3000 signatures.
Do you think Daylight Saving should be shortened?
This poll ended on 22 October 2015.
Yes, it would help us deal better with Queensland
No, it's fine the way it is
Yes, it's too hard on farmers and young families
It doesn't bother me either way
My curtains haven't faded yet
This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.
He said regional farm kids were waiting in darkness for their school buses to arrive, particularly between October and April, and noted the difficulties faced by communities bordering Queensland.
But detractors have ruled out any changes, saying the "curtains will not fade" and "cows cannot tell the time".
What do you think? Leave your comments below.