/ 05 April 2024

Looking forward to some daylight


Torrential rain across much of Queensland has claimed the life of a 71yo man in Greenbank near Brisbane. Peter Wells’ friends remembered him as a “kind soul” who died after his car was swept away in the deluge on Wednesday night. The region was hit with up to 150mm of rainfall, and the Bureau of Meteorology predicts there’s a lot more to come for the state’s southeast. It’s part of a major rain event affecting much of Oz’s east coast and is set to continue until at least Saturday morning. Hopefully, things improve on Sunday when it’s time to turn back the clocks as daylight saving is coming to an end… That means if you’re in Victoria, NSW, the ACT, Tassie or SA, you’ll get some extra sleep. 

And if you’ve always wondered how we got daylight saving, our handy Squiz Shortcut breaks it down. We only get to plug it twice a year so humour us… 

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