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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 held by Monash University and Deakin University – which will run from the 23rd – 26th of September! Keep an eye out for these talented MADdies!

MAD 1:
Freya Rich
Tash Pace

MAD 2:
Amelia Kearney
Tanaya Joshi

MAD 3:
Gabby Stolzenhain
Debbie Clark

MAD 4:
Shara Teo
Judith Apte

MAD 5:
Alex Lawrence
Tamika Chikulin

MAD 6:
Rhea Navani
Mary Pirozek

Adjudicators: Laurel Trinh, Astrid Dunkley, Loren Pugh

This is very exciting as Monash and Deakin will be joint hosting this exciting tournament! We appreciate all the effort the organising committee has put in preparation, namely the convenors Amy Gilbertson, Rebekah de Keijzer and Swetha Prabhakaran. It is also great to see MAD legends Nisha Dutta and Melissa Matteo returning as chief-adjudicators!

Lastly, the AGM is on tomorrow, Monday the 12th of September. Starting from 1:30pm in S12 (16 Rainforest Walk), though do come early to get signed off so we can start the meeting quickly! Elections will take place to vote in the new committee of 2017. If you cannot attend the entire duration of the AGM (expected to several hours), please send Albert, the returning officer, an email regarding a proxy vote (directed or undirected) via

Link to the AGM event description:

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