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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

Keysborough

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Round 2: Tuesday, April 2nd 2019

A Grade at 7pm

That we should criminally prosecute companies that use sweatshops

Affirmative teamNegative team
Minaret College (Springvale) 1vs.Haileybury College Girls 1
Mordialloc College 1vs.Sacred Heart Girls College 1
Mordialloc College 2vs.Haileybury 1
Mentone Grammar School 1vs.Haileybury 2

B Grade at 7pm

That the government should have access to private citizens’ encrypted messages

Affirmative teamNegative team
Minaret College (Springvale) 1vs.Killester College 1
Lyndale Secondary College 1vs.Haileybury 1
Dandenong High School 1vs.Sacred Heart Girls College 2
Mentone Grammar School 2vs.Haileybury College Girls 1
Mentone Grammar School 1vs.Haileybury College Girls 2
Mentone Girls Grammar 1vs.Kilbreda College 1
Haileybury 2vs.Sacred Heart Girls College 1
Haileybury College Girls 3vs.Bye

C Grade at 7pm

That we should abolish political parties

Affirmative teamNegative team
Minaret College (Springvale) 1vs.Killester College 1
Lyndale Secondary College 1vs.Haileybury College Girls 1
Dandenong High School 1vs.Sacred Heart Girls College 2
Haileybury 2vs.Minaret College (Springvale) 2
Mentone Grammar School 1vs.Haileybury 1
Noble Park Secondary College 1vs.Kilbreda College 1
St James College 1vs.Haileybury College Girls 2
Sacred Heart Girls College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That all political parties should have quotas for female candidates

Affirmative teamNegative team
Haileybury College Newlands Girls 3vs.Haileybury College Newlands Boys 1
Haileybury College Newlands Boys 3vs.Haileybury College Newlands Girls 2
Lyndale Secondary College 1vs.Sacred Heart Girls College 4
Haileybury College Girls 3vs.Killester College 1
Lyndale Secondary College 4vs.Dandenong High School 1
Mentone Grammar School 2vs.Sacred Heart Girls College 2
Haileybury 3vs.Lyndale Secondary College 3
Lyndale Secondary College 2vs.Haileybury College Girls 1
Mentone Grammar School 1vs.Haileybury 2
Minaret College (Springvale) 1vs.Kilbreda College 1
Gleneagles Secondary College 1vs.Lyndale Secondary College 5
Dandenong High School 2vs.Haileybury 1
Mentone Girls Grammar 1vs.St James College 2
Haileybury College Newlands Girls 1vs.Haileybury College Newlands Boys 2
St James College 1vs.Haileybury College Girls 2
Sacred Heart Girls College 3vs.Minaret College (Springvale) 2
Mt Hira College 1vs.Sacred Heart Girls College 1
Noble Park Secondary College 1vs.Bye

 

Round 3: Tuesday, April 30th 2019

A Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

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

B Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

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

C Grade at 7pm

Advised topic area - Economics

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

D Grade at 8pm

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 4th 2019

A Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

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

B Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

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

C Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

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

D Grade at 8pm

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, July 23rd 2019

A Grade at 7pm

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.

B Grade at 7pm

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 7pm

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 8pm

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.