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Schools Competition
(Yr 9-12 Debating)

Draws

Watsonia

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Round 1: Monday, February 26th 2024

A Grade at 7pm

That the government should not build safe injecting rooms.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Mill Park Secondary College 1vs.St Monica's College 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.Loyola College 1
[withdrawn team: team65c032bb7437c]vs.Assumption College 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2vs.Parade College 1
Mill Park Secondary College 2vs.Bye
Assumption College 2vs.Eltham College 1

B Grade at 8pm

That short-stay rental platforms (e.g. Airbnb, Stayz) have done more harm than good.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2vs.Loyola College 1
Eltham College 2vs.Reservoir High School 1
Mill Park Secondary College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1
Assumption College 1vs.Eltham College 1

C Grade at 7pm

That the Victorian government should financially incentivise people to move to regional Victoria.

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Monica's College 1vs.Northside Christian College 1
Viewbank College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1
Parade College 1vs.Loyola College 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That schools should ban contact sports.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Eltham College 2vs.St Monica's College 1
Northside Christian College 2vs.Parade College 1
Loyola College 1vs.Bye
Northside Christian College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar University Campus 1
Parade College 2vs.Mill Park Secondary College 1
Eltham College 1vs.Bye

 

Round 2: Monday, March 18th 2024

A Grade at 7pm

That voluntourism does more harm than good.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Loyola College 1vs.Eltham College 1
[withdrawn team: team65c032bb7437c]vs.Parade College 1
St Monica's College 1vs.Mill Park Secondary College 2
Assumption College 1vs.Assumption College 2
Mill Park Secondary College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.Bye

B Grade at 8pm

That greenwashing should be a criminal offence.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2vs.Eltham College 1
Eltham College 2vs.Loyola College 1
Assumption College 1vs.Mill Park Secondary College 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.Reservoir High School 1

C Grade at 7pm

That electric cars do more harm than good.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Loyola College 1vs.Viewbank College 1
St Monica's College 1vs.Parade College 1
Northside Christian College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That Victoria should cancel the Suburban Rail Loop.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Parade College 2vs.Eltham College 2
Loyola College 1vs.Eltham College 1
Northside Christian College 2vs.Ivanhoe Grammar University Campus 1
St Monica's College 1vs.Parade College 1
Northside Christian College 1vs.Mill Park Secondary College 1

 

Round 3: Monday, May 20th 2024

A Grade at 7pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Parade College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1
Assumption College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2
Mill Park Secondary College 2vs.Assumption College 2
St Monica's College 1vs.Eltham College 1
Loyola College 1vs.Mill Park Secondary College 1

B Grade at 8pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Eltham College 1vs.Mill Park Secondary College 1
Reservoir High School 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2
Loyola College 1vs.Assumption College 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.Eltham College 2

C Grade at 7pm

Recreation and Entertainment

Affirmative teamNegative team
Northside Christian College 1vs.Parade College 1
Viewbank College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.St Monica's College 1
Loyola College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That Australia should implement a 4-days school week.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Northside Christian College 1vs.St Monica's College 1
Mill Park Secondary College 1vs.Northside Christian College 2
Eltham College 1vs.Parade College 2
Loyola College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar University Campus 1
Eltham College 2vs.Parade College 1

 

Round 4: Monday, June 17th 2024

A Grade at 7pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Eltham College 1vs.Mill Park Secondary College 2
Mill Park Secondary College 1vs.Assumption College 1
St Monica's College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2
Parade College 1vs.Loyola College 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.Assumption College 2

B Grade at 8pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Eltham College 1vs.Reservoir High School 1
Loyola College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1
Mill Park Secondary College 1vs.Eltham College 2
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2vs.Assumption College 1

C Grade at 7pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2vs.St Monica's College 1
Parade College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1
Loyola College 1vs.Northside Christian College 1
Viewbank College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That Australian government elections should be conducted online.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Eltham College 1vs.Northside Christian College 1
Eltham College 2vs.Loyola College 1
Mill Park Secondary College 1vs.St Monica's College 1
Parade College 2vs.Northside Christian College 2
Ivanhoe Grammar University Campus 1vs.Parade College 1

 

Round 5: Monday, July 29th 2024

A Grade at 7pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2vs.Loyola College 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.St Monica's College 1
Parade College 1vs.Assumption College 1
Assumption College 2vs.Mill Park Secondary College 2
Eltham College 1vs.Mill Park Secondary College 1

B Grade at 8pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2
Reservoir High School 1vs.Assumption College 1
Eltham College 1vs.Eltham College 2
Loyola College 1vs.Mill Park Secondary College 1

C Grade at 7pm

That alternative medicine (e.g. herbal remedies, hypnotherapy) should be banned.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 2vs.Parade College 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School Plenty 1vs.Loyola College 1
St Monica's College 1vs.Viewbank College 1
Northside Christian College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That streaming services (e.g. Netflix) made the wrong decision to ban password sharing.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Loyola College 1vs.Northside Christian College 1
Parade College 1vs.Northside Christian College 2
St Monica's College 1vs.Parade College 2
Mill Park Secondary College 1vs.Eltham College 2
Ivanhoe Grammar University Campus 1vs.Eltham College 1