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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

Monash Asian Studies Debate Competition

In 2018, the DAV, in conjunction with the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University, will run a debating competition open to students from Years 10-12. The topics will focus on contemporary issues relevant to Asia.

The competition will consist of three preliminary rounds and a final . Schools may enter up one team in this competition (with an option to enter a second team if there is space. These teams may consist of students from Years 10-12. Dates for this competition will be confirmed in 2018.

Regsitration for this competition will open during 2018.

If you have any enquiries about the competition, please email asianstudiesdebating-l@monash.edu or the DAV office.


A resource guide to assist students in preparation can be dowloaded here.