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Welcome to the Monash Association of Debaters: the largest and most successful debating society in the Southern hemisphere. MAD has a rich history spanning over 50 years, and we are passionate about building on this legacy. Based at the Monash Clayton campus, MAD's 500+ members include the current and former World and Australasian Champions.

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Rest of Semester 1 (2018) Events!

Semester 1 may be winding down but that does not mean MAD is slowing down! Sorensons Week 8 to Week 10 MAD holds one of its main internals over the next few weeks. Grab a couple of friends and form a team of 3 for exciting 3v3 action.  Sign up here!!! – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1SV4dK6ra-Jdn4ySQ_d0t1eUr8UTSuqNOC5qoXLp17vAgZg/viewform There are […]

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2018 Mid-Year Update!!!

We bring you an update on MAD’s progress throughout the beginning of 2018!!! So far we have attended two major tournaments and hosted the annual tournament MAD Mini (Which was a very good tournament, all should come for a chill debating start to the year in 2019!!!). All members should be proud of how they […]

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2017 (A year in review) MAD Update!

After a Hiatus, the website is back up and running. Over the next few weeks, the website will be updated to where the Monash of Association of Debaters is as of right now. This by no means detracts from the successors we have had as a club over the past year and a half! All […]

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Latest happenings

The internals competition Freehills is currently happening at Monash for the next two weeks. If you still want to get involved by adjudicating, observing or possibly debating if there’s an opening, come rock up to see some good ol’ debating! We’re also very proud to announce our contingent for the Australasian Women’s Debating Championships 2016 […]

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Mid Year Update

Now that the federal election has passed, our members can once again fully devote themselves to debating! What better way to do this than going to the Australasian Intervarsity Debating Championships 2016, held at the University of Western Australia (which has kicked off today). Having already competed in numerous minis such as ADAM, our members […]

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Post Mid-Semester Break

What a break it has been, especially with Easters and all that. Congratulations to all teams and adjudicators in this exciting tournament, especially: Monash 7 (Beatrice Paull, Laurel Trinh, Prithi Rajiv – Octo Finals) Molly Dale (DCA) Andrew Belyea-Tate (Grand Final judge) and Nikhil Puppala (Breaking judge) However, everyone should be immensely proud of their […]

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Easters Update

The Australian Intervarsity Debating Tournament (also simply known as Easters) is right around the corner, going on from the 27th to the 31st of March). It will be held this year at our neighbours Melbourne University! We are very proud to announce our contingent and wish them well for the tournament! MONASH 1 Alex Lawrence, Gabby Stolzenhain, […]

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The University Year for 2016 Commences!

We, at MAD, would like to welcome back returning members for the new university year and also warmly welcome anyone wishing to join our fantastic association. It has been a busy start to the year with tournaments such as Thessanoliki Worlds and MAD Mini keeping us keen debaters occupied. What an amazing effort everyone has […]

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End of Year News

It is almost the end of 2015 and what a year it has been! MAD congratulates all members for their hard work and devotion towards debating. After seeing success by way of reaching finals in highly competitive tournaments, in both debating and adjudicating prowess, we are proud of those who really uphold the principles of what […]

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Mid Year Update

  With Semester 1 in the books, a semester filled with exciting socials, fantastic debating and all-around general merriment, MAD would like to thank everyone who has been involved this semester. The executive feels that this semester has seen a significant new member base take an active role in Monday night and Wednesday Night training […]

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