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The DAV is a non-profit association which exists to promote debate. It is the peak debating body in Victoria and runs large competitions for adults and for schools across Victoria. It provides training and resources for debaters, teachers and adjudicators.

Schools Competition
(Yr 9-12 Debating)

Draws

Bendigo

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Round 1: Tuesday, May 14th 2019

VCE Grade at 3pm

That, instead of being elected, members of Parliament should be randomly selected

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

C Grade at 3pm

That police should always carry tasers rather than guns

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

D Grade at 4pm

That we should ban horse racing

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

 

Round 2: Tuesday, June 18th 2019

VCE Grade at 3pm

That we should criminally prosecute companies that use sweatshops

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

C Grade at 3pm

That we should abolish political parties

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

D Grade at 4pm

That all political parties should have quotas for female candidates

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

 

Round 3: Tuesday, May 14th 2019

VCE Grade at 3pm

Secret topic

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

C Grade at 3pm

Advised topic area - Economics

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

D Grade at 4pm

That we should abolish standardised testing (e.g. NAPLAN)

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

 

Round 4: Tuesday, June 18th 2019

VCE Grade at 3pm

Secret topic

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

C Grade at 3pm

Secret topic

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

D Grade at 4pm

That convicted criminals should not be allowed to publish accounts of their crimes

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

 

Round 5: Tuesday, August 6th 2019

VCE Grade at 3pm

Secret topic

Round five is power-paired (teams will debate against a team adjacent to them on the ladder). Draws for round five will be released after round four.

C Grade at 3pm

That too many people go to university

Round five is power-paired (teams will debate against a team adjacent to them on the ladder). Draws for round five will be released after round four.

D Grade at 4pm

That refugees should have full access to the Australian welfare system

Round five is power-paired (teams will debate against a team adjacent to them on the ladder). Draws for round five will be released after round four.