1975 Western Australian daylight saving referendum

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A referendum was held on 8 March 1975 in the Australian state of Western Australia on the topic of introducing daylight saving. It was the first of four such proposals which have been put to Western Australian voters, and followed a trial over the 1974–1975 summer. The referendum failed to pass, with 53.66% voting against the proposal.

Referendum results

Question:Are you in favour of the standard time in the State being advanced one hour from the last Sunday in October in each year until the first Sunday in March next following?

Trial PeriodReferendum DateOutcome
27 October 1974 - 2 March 19758 March 1975REJECTED
YESNO
46.34%53.66%

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