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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

Berwick

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Round 2: Thursday, April 4th 2019

A Grade at 7pm

That we should criminally prosecute companies that use sweatshops

Affirmative teamNegative team
Newhaven College 1vs.St Margaret's School 1
Berwick Grammar School 1vs.Nossal High School 1
Gippsland Grammar School 1vs.St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Warragul) 1
Gippsland Grammar School 2vs.Minaret College (Officer) 1
St Francis Xavier College (Beaconsfield) 1vs.Bye

B Grade at 7pm

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

Affirmative teamNegative team
Hampton Park Secondary College 2vs.St Margaret's School 1
Berwick Grammar School 2vs.Gippsland Grammar School 3
Newhaven College 1vs.Trafalgar High School 1
Berwick Grammar School 1vs.St Margaret's School 2
Hampton Park Secondary College 1vs.Nossal High School 1
Gippsland Grammar School 1vs.Mary MacKillop College Leongatha 1
Gippsland Grammar School 2vs.Berwick Grammar School 3
St Margaret's School 3vs.St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Warragul) 1
St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Warragul) 2vs.Narre Warren South P-12 College 1

C Grade at 7pm

That we should abolish political parties

Affirmative teamNegative team
Nossal High School 3vs.St Margaret's School 1
Berwick Grammar School 2vs.Nossal High School 1
Newhaven College 1vs.St Margaret's School 2
Berwick Grammar School 1vs.Nossal High School 2
Gippsland Grammar School 1vs.Officer Secondary College 1
Gippsland Grammar School 2vs.St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Warragul) 1
Neerim District Secondary College 1vs.Nossal High School 4
St Francis Xavier College (Beaconsfield) 1vs.St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Warragul) 2
St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Traralgon) 1vs.St Francis Xavier College (Beaconsfield) 2
Fountain Gate Secondary College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That all political parties should have quotas for female candidates

Affirmative teamNegative team
Beaconhills College 1vs.Haileybury Edrington Girls 2
Nossal High School 3vs.St Margaret's School 1
St Francis Xavier College (Berwick) 3vs.Haileybury Edrington Girls 1
Berwick Grammar School 2vs.Gippsland Grammar School 3
Berwick Grammar School 1vs.Trafalgar High School 1
St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Warragul) 3vs.St Margaret's School 2
St Francis Xavier College (Officer) 1vs.St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Traralgon) 3
Gippsland Grammar School 1vs.St Margaret's School 4
St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Traralgon) 4vs.Nossal High School 1
Haileybury Edrington Girls 3vs.Mary MacKillop College Leongatha 1
Gippsland Grammar School 2vs.Nossal High School 2
St Margaret's School 3vs.Berwick Grammar School 3
Neerim District Secondary College 1vs.St Francis Xavier College (Berwick) 2
St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Traralgon) 2vs.Officer Secondary College 1
St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Warragul) 2vs.Narre Warren South P-12 College 1
Haileybury Edrington Boys 2vs.St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Warragul) 1
St Pauls Anglican Grammar School (Traralgon) 1vs.St Francis Xavier College (Berwick) 1
Minaret College (Officer) 1vs.Nossal High School 4
St Margaret's School 5vs.Narre Warren South P-12 College 2
Haileybury Edrington Boys 1vs.Bye

 

Round 3: Thursday, May 23rd 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: Thursday, June 20th 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: Thursday, August 8th 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.