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Schools Competition
(Yr 9-12 Debating)

Draws

Bendigo

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Round 1: Tuesday, March 20th 2018

VCE Grade at 5pm

That Australia should implement a universal basic income

Affirmative teamNegative team
Catherine McAuley College (snr) 2vs.Girton Grammar School 1
Bendigo Senior Secondary College (year 11) 1vs.Girton Grammar School (Year 11) 1
Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1vs.Notre Dame College 1
Rochester Secondary College 1vs.Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1

C Grade at 5pm

That we should ban the sale of all cars powered by fossil fuels by 2025

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Weeroona College 1
Rochester Secondary College 1vs.Bendigo South East College 1
Notre Dame College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Girton Grammar School 3vs.Bye

D Grade at 4pm

That the Olympics should expand to include non-sporting events

Affirmative teamNegative team
Rochester Secondary College 1vs.Bendigo South East College 2
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Weeroona College 1
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Bendigo South East College 1

 

Round 2: Tuesday, May 22nd 2018

VCE Grade at 5pm

That Spain should grant independence to Catalonia

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1
Girton Grammar School (Year 11) 1vs.Notre Dame College 1
Rochester Secondary College 1vs.Catherine McAuley College (snr) 2
Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1vs.Bendigo Senior Secondary College (year 11) 1

C Grade at 5pm

That Australia and New Zealand should unify as a single country

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Rochester Secondary College 1
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Notre Dame College 1
Bendigo South East College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 3
Weeroona College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 4pm

That we should prohibit gambling advertisements

Affirmative teamNegative team
Bendigo South East College 2vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Rochester Secondary College 1
Bendigo South East College 1vs.Weeroona College 1

 

Round 3: Tuesday, March 20th 2018

VCE Grade at 5pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Notre Dame College 1
Rochester Secondary College 1vs.Bendigo Senior Secondary College (year 11) 1
Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1vs.Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1
Girton Grammar School (Year 11) 1vs.Catherine McAuley College (snr) 2

C Grade at 5pm

Advised Topic - Voting and Government

Affirmative teamNegative team
Notre Dame College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 3
Byevs.Rochester Secondary College 1
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bendigo South East College 1
Weeroona College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 2

D Grade at 4pm

That we should introduce a congestion charge on motor vehicles entering the Melbourne CBD

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Bendigo South East College 2vs.Bendigo South East College 1
Weeroona College 1vs.Rochester Secondary College 1

 

Round 4: Tuesday, May 22nd 2018

VCE Grade at 5pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Bendigo Senior Secondary College (year 11) 1vs.Catherine McAuley College (snr) 2
Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1vs.Girton Grammar School (Year 11) 1
Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1vs.Girton Grammar School 1
Rochester Secondary College 1vs.Notre Dame College 1

C Grade at 5pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Weeroona College 1vs.Bendigo South East College 1
Rochester Secondary College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 1
Girton Grammar School 3vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Notre Dame College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 4pm

That employers should adopt a four-day working week

Affirmative teamNegative team
Rochester Secondary College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Weeroona College 1vs.Bendigo South East College 2
Bendigo South East College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 1

 

Round 5: Tuesday, July 24th 2018

VCE Grade at 5pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School (Year 11) 1vs.Girton Grammar School 1
Bendigo Senior Secondary College (year 11) 1vs.Notre Dame College 1
Rochester Secondary College 1vs.Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1
Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1vs.Catherine McAuley College (snr) 2

C Grade at 5pm

That we should introduce an inheritance tax

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Girton Grammar School 1
Girton Grammar School 3vs.Rochester Secondary College 1
Notre Dame College 1vs.Weeroona College 1
Bendigo South East College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 4pm

That we should impose mandatory minimum sentences for all violent crimes

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Rochester Secondary College 1
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bendigo South East College 2
Bendigo South East College 1vs.Weeroona College 1