Only division [ladder]

Round 1

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
21 March 2018 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2018DC001 The Hutchins School 1 Hobart College 2 That, where no party can form majority government after a Tasmanian election, a re-election should automatically be held
21 March 2018 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2018DC002 St Michael's Collegiate 3 The Friends' School 2 That, where no party can form majority government after a Tasmanian election, a re-election should automatically be held
21 March 2018 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2018DC003 The Friends' School 3 St Michael's Collegiate 2 That, where no party can form majority government after a Tasmanian election, a re-election should automatically be held
21 March 2018 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2018DC004 The Hutchins School 2 Fahan School 1 That, where no party can form majority government after a Tasmanian election, a re-election should automatically be held
21 March 2018 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2018DC005 Hobart College 1 Elizabeth College 1 That the Tasmanian House of Assembly should no longer use the Hare-Clark electoral system
21 March 2018 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2018DC006 Guilford Young College 1 St Michael's Collegiate 1 Advised subject: Tasmanian politics: parties and representation
21 March 2018 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2018DC007 Elizabeth College 2 The Friends' School 1 That the Tasmanian Greens and the Tasmanian Labor Party should form a permanent coalition

Round 2

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
4 April 2018 8:00 PM Dominic College S2018DC008 Hobart College 2 Elizabeth College 2 That feminists in Western nations should focus on campaigning for women’s rights in the developing world
4 April 2018 8:00 PM Dominic College S2018DC009 The Friends' School 2 The Hutchins School 1 That the #metoo movement has gone too far
4 April 2018 8:00 PM Dominic College S2018DC010 St Michael's Collegiate 2 St Michael's Collegiate 3 That celebrities should stay out of the feminist movement
4 April 2018 8:00 PM Dominic College S2018DC011 Fahan School 1 The Friends' School 3 That feminists in Western nations should focus on campaigning for women’s rights in the developing world
4 April 2018 8:00 PM Dominic College S2018DC012 Elizabeth College 1 The Hutchins School 2 That celebrities should stay out of the feminist movement
4 April 2018 8:00 PM Dominic College S2018DC013 St Michael's Collegiate 1 Hobart College 1 That celebrities should stay out of the feminist movement
9 May 2018 6:30 PM UTAS Faculty of Law S2018DC014 The Friends' School 1 Guilford Young College 1 That men should stay out of the feminist movement

Round 3

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
2 May 2018 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2018DC015 Guilford Young College 1 Hobart College 2 That we should tie foreign aid to emissions reduction
2 May 2018 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2018DC016 Elizabeth College 2 The Friends' School 2 That we should implement a global ban on commercial fishing
2 May 2018 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2018DC017 The Hutchins School 1 St Michael's Collegiate 2 That we should implement a global ban on commercial fishing
2 May 2018 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2018DC018 St Michael's Collegiate 3 Fahan School 1 That we should tie foreign aid to emissions reduction
2 May 2018 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2018DC019 The Friends' School 3 Elizabeth College 1 That we should tie foreign aid to emissions reduction
2 May 2018 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2018DC020 The Hutchins School 2 St Michael's Collegiate 1 Advised subject: Environmental issues: global environmental issues
2 May 2018 8:00 PM Elizabeth College S2018DC021 Hobart College 1 The Friends' School 1 That we should implement a global ban on commercial fishing

Round 4

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
16 May 2018 8:00 PM UTAS Commerce Building S2018DC022 Hobart College 2 Hobart College 1 That previous incarceration should be a mitigating factor in sentencing
16 May 2018 8:00 PM UTAS Commerce Building S2018DC023 The Friends' School 2 Guilford Young College 1 That previous incarceration should be a mitigating factor in sentencing
16 May 2018 8:00 PM UTAS Commerce Building S2018DC024 St Michael's Collegiate 2 Elizabeth College 2 That previous incarceration should be a mitigating factor in sentencing
16 May 2018 8:00 PM UTAS Commerce Building S2018DC025 Fahan School 1 The Hutchins School 1 That previous incarceration should be a mitigating factor in sentencing
16 May 2018 8:00 PM UTAS Commerce Building S2018DC026 Elizabeth College 1 St Michael's Collegiate 3 That previous incarceration should be a mitigating factor in sentencing
16 May 2018 8:00 PM UTAS Commerce Building S2018DC027 St Michael's Collegiate 1 The Friends' School 3 That previous incarceration should be a mitigating factor in sentencing
16 May 2018 8:00 PM UTAS Commerce Building S2018DC028 The Friends' School 1 The Hutchins School 2 That previous incarceration should be a mitigating factor in sentencing

Round 5

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
30 May 2018 8:00 PM Rose Bay High School S2018DC029 The Hutchins School 2 Hobart College 2 That we should raise the minimum ATAR for entry to teaching degrees
30 May 2018 8:00 PM Rose Bay High School S2018DC030 Hobart College 1 The Friends' School 2 That there should be quotas for male teachers in schools
30 May 2018 8:00 PM Rose Bay High School S2018DC031 Guilford Young College 1 St Michael's Collegiate 2 That we should raise the minimum ATAR for entry to teaching degrees
30 May 2018 8:00 PM Rose Bay High School S2018DC032 Elizabeth College 2 Fahan School 1 Advised subject: Education: teachers
30 May 2018 8:00 PM Rose Bay High School S2018DC033 The Hutchins School 1 Elizabeth College 1 That we should raise the minimum ATAR for entry to teaching degrees
30 May 2018 8:00 PM Rose Bay High School S2018DC034 St Michael's Collegiate 3 St Michael's Collegiate 1 Advised subject: Education: teachers
30 May 2018 8:00 PM Rose Bay High School S2018DC035 The Friends' School 3 The Friends' School 1 That we should raise the minimum ATAR for entry to teaching degrees

Round 6

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
12 June 2018 7:00 PM The Friends' School (Senior Campus) S2018DC042 The Friends' School 2 The Hutchins School 2 That the laws of war should not apply during conflict with terrorist organisations
13 June 2018 8:00 PM Hobart College S2018DC036 Hobart College 2 The Friends' School 3 That the Australian government should not attempt to secure pardons for Australian citizens who have been sentenced to death overseas
13 June 2018 8:00 PM Hobart College S2018DC037 The Friends' School 1 St Michael's Collegiate 3 That we should introduce the death penalty for perpetrators of crimes against humanity
13 June 2018 8:00 PM Hobart College S2018DC038 St Michael's Collegiate 2 Hobart College 1 That the Australian government should not attempt to secure pardons for Australian citizens who have been sentenced to death overseas
13 June 2018 8:00 PM Hobart College S2018DC039 Fahan School 1 Guilford Young College 1 Advised subject: National security and international relations: international crime
13 June 2018 8:00 PM Hobart College S2018DC040 Elizabeth College 1 Elizabeth College 2 That we should introduce the death penalty for perpetrators of crimes against humanity
13 June 2018 8:00 PM Hobart College S2018DC041 St Michael's Collegiate 1 The Hutchins School 1 Topic not available yet

Finals division

Semi finals

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
27 June 2018 6:30 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2018DCSF1 The Hutchins School 1 The Friends' School 1 That public healthcare should not be available to high income earners
27 June 2018 6:30 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2018DCSF2 The Friends' School 2 Hobart College 2 That public healthcare should not be available to high income earners

Grand final

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
4 July 2018 7:30 PM Taroona High School S2018DCGF1 Hobart College 2 The Hutchins School 1 That we should establish a publicly accessible register of individuals carrying infectious diseases