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Australia can’t get back the time lost to lockdowns – but an extra hour of daylight saving would help | Elias Visontay

It could offer health, economic and environmental benefits while giving us more time outdoors this summer

State governments have released reopening roadmaps and are on their way to vaccinating us to freedom, and while the thought of a return to the great Australian summer has provided a morale boost, the knowledge of all the days we have lost to lockdowns this year remains difficult to scrub from our minds.

Among my peers of twentysomethings, there is a sense we have been robbed of an uncomfortable enough chunk of what is meant to be the best time of our lives.

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