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Debating SA's Great Comedy Debate

Date Posted: 8 October 2016

25 Years Debate

Can these Adelaide luminaries take on a team of crack debaters in a night that promises to be fun for all? Click here to find out more.

2016 Schools' Competition Winners

Date Posted: 24 September 2016

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The Grand Finals were held on Saturday 24 September 2016 in The House of Assembly Chamber, Parliament House.

Congratulations to the following schools:

Year 8: St Peter's Girls' School
Year 9: St Peter's Girls' School
Year 10: Glenunga International HS
Senior: Pulteney Grammar School
Open: Aberfoyle Park High School

View the complete list of winners and runners up.

2016 Finals Series Information

Date Posted: 29 August 2016

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We are delighted to announce that information regarding the finals series is available here.

Teams can use the 'find my team draw' feature above to search for relevant finals information.

Round 3 Team Rankings now available

Date Posted: 12 July 2016

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 3, the midpoint of the season, are now available here.

Round 2 Team Rankings now available

Date Posted: 15 June 2016

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 2 are now available here.

Round 1 Team Rankings now available

Date Posted: 20 May 2016

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 1 are now available here.

2016 Season Information Available

Date Posted: 21 March 2016

Season Open

Team draw information for the 2016 season is now available. Simply start typing your team name in the yellow box at the top of the page.

2015 Schools' Competition Winners

Date Posted: 20 September 2015

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The Grand Finals were held on Saturday 19 September 2015 in The House of Assembly Chamber, Parliament House.

Congratulations to the following schools:

Year 8: Pembroke School
Year 9: Pembroke School
Year 10: Aberfoyle Park High School
Senior: Unley High School
Open: Trinity College

Round 4 Team Rankings Now Available

Date Posted: 13 August 2015

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 4 are available here.

Round 3 Team Rankings Now Available

Date Posted: 28 June 2015

Team Rankings

With the mid-season over how is your team going: The team rankings for Round 3 are available here.

Round 2 Team Rankings Now Available

Date Posted: 7 June 2015

Team Rankings

Check out how your team is going this season: The team rankings for Round 2 are available here.

Round 1 Team Rankings To Date Now Available

Date Posted: 11 May 2015

Team Rankings

The team rankings for the first week of Round 1 are available here.

2014 Schools' Competition Winners

Date Posted: 21 September 2014

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The Grand Finals were held on Saturday 20 September 2014 in The House of Assembly Chamber, Parliament House.

Congratulations to the following schools:

Year 8: Glenunga International High School
Year 9: Pembroke School
Year 10: Pulteney Grammar School
Senior: Pulteney Grammar School
Open: Glenunga International High School

The complete list of winners and runners up is available here.

2014 Finals Series Information

Date Posted: 26 August 2014

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We are delighted to announce that information regarding the finals series is available here.

Teams can use the 'find my team draw' feature above to search for relevant finals information.

Round 4 Team Rankings Now Available

Date Posted: 20 August 2014

Team Rankings

It's nearly finals time - how is your team going? The team rankings for Round 4 are available here.

Round 3 Team Rankings Now Available

Date Posted: 28 June 2014

Team Rankings

Check out how your team is going at the halfway point of this season: The team rankings for Round 3 are available here.

Round 2 Team Rankings Now Available

Date Posted: 6 June 2014

Team Rankings

Check out how your team is going this season: The team rankings for Round 2 are available here.

2014 Season Information Available

Date Posted: 17 March 2014

Season Open

Team draw information for the 2014 season is now available. Simply start typing your team name in the yellow box at the top of the page.

2013 Schools' Competition Winners

Date Posted: 21 September 2013

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The Grand Finals were held on Saturday 21 September 2013 in The House of Assembly Chamber, Parliament House.

Congratulations to the following schools:

Year 8: Marryatville High School
Year 9: Unley High School
Year 10: Westminster School
Senior: St John's Grammar School
Open: Glenunga International High School

The complete list of winners and runners up is available here.

2013 Finals Series Information

Date Posted: 21 August 2013

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We are delighted to announce that information regarding the finals series is available here.

Teams can use the 'find my team draw' feature above to search for relevant finals information.

Round 5 Team Rankings now available

Date Posted: 20 August 2013

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 5 are available here.

Round 4 Team Rankings now available

Date Posted: 14 August 2013

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 4 are available here.

Newsletter Issue 4 now available

Date Posted: 5 August 2013

The fourth issue of The Debater for 2013 is available here.

Round 3 Team Rankings now available

Date Posted: 5 July 2013

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 3 are available here.

Change to Year 10 Round 4 Topic

Date Posted: 28 June 2013

Change of Topic

Due to the change in Labor leadership in the past few days it has been necessary to alter the Round 4 Year 10 topic to "That it is too late for Labor".

Newsletter Issue 3 now available

Date Posted: 18 June 2013

The third issue of The Debater for 2013 is available here.

Round 2 Team Rankings now available

Date Posted: 7 June 2013

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 2 are available here.

Newsletter Issue 2 now available

Date Posted: 27 May 2013

The second issue of The Debater for 2013 is available here.

2012 Awards Ceremony at Government House

Date Posted: 7 November 2012

Government House

Grand Final Winning and Runner Up teams are reminded that the rehearsal for the Awards Ceremony at Government House will be held at Pembroke School, 18 Holden Street, KENSINGTON PARK  SA  5068 from 4pm to 5pm on Saturday 10 November 2012.

The Awards Ceremony will be held at Government House on Thursday 15 November 2012, 4:30pm until 5:30pm. All debaters and guests are reminded to bring their Entree Cards to gain access.

2012 Schools' Competition Winners

Date Posted: 15 September 2012

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The Grand Finals were held on Saturday 15 September 2012 in The House of Assembly Chamber, Parliament House.

Congratulations to the following schools:

Year 8: Prince Alfred College
Year 9: Pulteney Grammar School
Year 10: Glenunga International High School
Senior: Pulteney Grammar School
Open: Sacred Heart College Senior

The complete list of winners and runners up is available here.

Grand Finals Draw Now Available

Date Posted: 1 September 2012

Grand Finals

The Grand Finals draw is now available here.

Alternatively qualifying teams can type their team name in the yellow box (on the main page) to retrieve information relevant to their team.

Debates will commence at the following times:
Year 8: 10:00am
Year 9: 11:00am
Year 10: 12:00pm
Senior: 2:00pm
Open: 3:30pm

Semi Finals Draw Now Available

Date Posted: 25 August 2012

Semi Finals

The Semi Finals draw is now available here.

Alternatively qualifying teams can type their team name in the 'Find my team draw' box above to retrieve information relevant to their team.

Newsletter Issue 5 now available

Date Posted: 18 August 2012

The fifth and final issue of The Debater for 2012 is available here.

Round 4 Team Rankings Now Available

Date Posted: 4 August 2012

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 4 are available here.

Tell us what you think - Schools' Competition Survey

Date Posted: 25 July 2012

Feedback

We are seeking the feedback of students, teachers and parents on our programme to help us improve what we do. The survey takes about 10-15 minutes to complete.

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Newsletter Issue 4 now available

Date Posted: 22 July 2012

The fourth issue of The Debater for 2012 is available here.

Round 3 Team Rankings Now Available

Date Posted: 28 June 2012

Team Rankings

The team rankings for Round 3 are available here. There is one postponed Senior debate still to occur. This result will be added once the debate is held.

Newsletter Issue 3 now available

Date Posted: 11 June 2012

The third issue of The Debater for 2012 is available here.

Newsletter Issue 2 now available

Date Posted: 21 May 2012

The second issue of The Debater for 2012 is available here.

Senior Round 3 Topic Film Viewing: Moon (2009)

Date Posted: 30 April 2012

Moon Film

To assist students who are unable to view the film Moon (2009) independently for the Round 3 Senior division topic we are holding a film viewing session on Saturday 19 May 2012, 4pm to 6pm at Pembroke School.

 

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Newsletter Issue 1 now available

Date Posted: 30 April 2012

The first issue of The Debater for 2012 is available here.

Debating for the Australian Curriculum: English

Date Posted: 29 January 2012

Debating for the Australian Curriculum

The introduction of the Australian Curriculum in schools presents an exciting opportunity for teachers to engage their students in debating. Suitable for teachers of Years 5 to 10 this practical hands-on workshop will provide participants with the skills and resources necessary to implement debating as a classroom unit which addresses aspects of the Australian Curriculum: English.

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