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The mayors of Queensland’s biggest cities have renewed debate on whether the state should turn the clocks forward each spring.

The practice for NSW, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia gives the states an extra hour of sunlight during spring and summer.

The website said Lord Mayor of Brisbane Adrian Schrinner also said Queenslanders should be given the option to trial the concept 30 years after it last did so.

“Thirty years ago (was) the last time that Queensland has had the opportunity to experience daylight saving,” he said.

“A large percentage of the Queensland population has not had the opportunity either to experience it in person to have a trial, or most importantly to have a say on whether they like it or not.”

Mr Schrinner went on to say the sunshine state could benefit from giving daylight saving “a try”.

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