All debating topics will be drawn from this Topics Page
Topics Protocol: Each school is expected to contribute at least 3 new topics to the topics page on our website by Week 2.
Junk food should be banned from school canteens. Term 1 topic
That greyhound racing is cruel and should be banned. Round 4 – Term 2
Smoking in cars with child passengers should be banned.
Dogs are better than cats. Term 1 topic
Bicycle riders in cities should only ride on bike lanes/trails. Term 2 Round4
The number of native timber trees that can be logged should be restricted. Term2 – Round1A
Tony Abbott should remain as leader of the Government. Term2 – Round1A
School uniform should be compulsory.Term 1 topic
Homework is a waste of time. Term 1 topic
Animal testing for medical / cosmetic purpose should be banned.
The legal age for drinking alcohol should be 21 in Australia. Term 1 topic
All smokers should be made to pay an additional tax. Term 2 Round3
Sharks should be killed if they kill us.
People spend too much time on the Internet. Term 1 topic
Animal performances should be banned in circuses.
Boys are better than girls. Term 1 topic
Parents should be allowed to smack their children
Violent video games should be banned Term 2 Round 2
Swearing should be banned from television
Children under the age of 12 should not have mobile phones
All children should have to learn to swim at school
Internet access should be free to all homes Round
All children must be immunised to attend school Round 2B – Term2
School should start and finish earlier
Hunting should be banned in Australia
All Public transport should be free for children
Minecraft should be allowed at school Round 3B – Term 2
All students should have to learn another language
Magazines should not be allowed to photoshop pictures
Australia should change the national anthem
Naughty students should have to have detentions on weekends Term 2 Round5
Entertainment is too expensive
People, should be allowed to get their drivers licence at 16
It should, be compulsory to finish Year 12
Teachers should wear a school uniform
International travel is important for all people
Australia should ban caged eggs Round 2B – Term2
We should spend more money on exploring space. Round 3 – Term2
McDonalds should be banned in Australia.
Country life is better than city life.
Computer games are a waste of time.
School camps should be banned.
That all children should play a musical instrument
That people shouldn’t cut down trees
That all children should learn to cook
That the legal age to watch MA rated movies should be increased to 20
That dogs are indeed mans’ best friend
That all children should learn a second language
That life is better today than 200 years ago
That all children should have a pet
That teachers should let students make the rules
That money can’t buy happiness
That Genius Hour should be compulsory in all Victorian primary schools
That Manga should be read in Australian schools
That girls and boys should be in separate classrooms
That school children should have to wear black shoes to school
That public schools are better than private schools.
That females should be able to play in the AFL
That animal vaccinations should be free
That the voting age should be lowered to 16