Only division [ladder]

Round 1

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
22 July 2020 8:00 PM New Town High School S2020DC001 Hobart College 1 The Friends' School 1 That governments should prioritise economic stability over infection minimisation in their management of the COVID-19 pandemic
22 July 2020 8:00 PM New Town High School S2020DC004 The Hutchins School 1 Fahan School 1 Advised subject: Health: viruses and pandemics
22 July 2020 8:00 PM New Town High School S2020DC005 The Hutchins School 2 St Michael's Collegiate 2 That the media should not be permitted to report on the spread of infectious diseases
22 July 2020 8:00 PM New Town High School S2020DC006 St Michael's Collegiate 1 Elizabeth College 1 That governments should prioritise economic stability over infection minimisation in their management of the COVID-19 pandemic

Round 2

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
5 August 2020 8:00 PM MacKillop Catholic College S2020DC009 Fahan School 1 Hobart College 1 Advised subject: First Nations people: land and sovereignty
12 August 2020 8:05 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2020DC013 St Michael's Collegiate 2 The Hutchins School 1 That Australian immigration policy should be set by First Nations people
9 September 2020 7:30 PM The Hutchins School S2020DC014 Elizabeth College 1 The Hutchins School 2 That we should abolish the requirement of an ongoing connection to land in native title cases
9 September 2020 7:30 PM Friends Meeting House S2020DC015 The Friends' School 1 St Michael's Collegiate 1 That we should grant sovereignty over the Northern Territory to First Nations people

Round 3

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
19 August 2020 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2020DC017 St Michael's Collegiate 1 St Michael's Collegiate 2 That, if it were possible to measure an individual’s moral track record, we would criminalise having a consistently negative moral track record
19 August 2020 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2020DC018 Hobart College 1 Elizabeth College 1 That, if it were possible to measure an individual’s moral track record, we would criminalise having a consistently negative moral track record
19 August 2020 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2020DC022 The Hutchins School 1 Fahan School 1 That, if it were possible to measure an individual’s moral track record, we would criminalise having a consistently negative moral track record
19 August 2020 8:00 PM The Hutchins School S2020DC023 The Hutchins School 2 The Friends' School 1 That, if it were possible to measure an individual’s moral track record, we would criminalise having a consistently negative moral track record

Round 4

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
2 September 2020 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2020DC025 The Hutchins School 1 St Michael's Collegiate 1 That high-income parents should pay more to send their children to public schools
2 September 2020 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2020DC026 St Michael's Collegiate 2 Hobart College 1 That we should abolish private education
2 September 2020 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2020DC028 Fahan School 1 The Hutchins School 2 Advised subject: Education: public and private education
2 September 2020 8:00 PM St Michael's Collegiate S2020DC031 Elizabeth College 1 The Friends' School 1 That we should abolish private education

Finals division

Semi finals

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
16 September 2020 5:30 PM The Friends' School (Argyle Street campus) S2020DCSF1 Elizabeth College 1 The Friends' School 1 That the United States should dissolve its federal government
16 September 2020 5:30 PM The Friends' School (Argyle Street campus) S2020DCSF2 The Hutchins School 1 St Michael's Collegiate 2 That the United States should dissolve its federal government

Grand final

Date Start Venue Debate Affirmative Negative Topic
23 September 2020 7:40 PM New Town High School S2020DCGF1 Elizabeth College 1 St Michael's Collegiate 2 Advised subject: Development: global development