1924-10-04 Debates

1924-10-04 Debates4th October, 1924ShareShareShareHeld in the AthenaeumTeams’ Debate – “Should a naval base be established at Singapore?” Teams to consist of two membersGroup NameSuburbStatePointsPlacingStephen Dunks and Reg. McLeayAdelaideSouth Australia207.001stS. O’Brien and W. White (C. Y. M. S.)Moonee PondsVictoria197.002ndR. Wingate and H. Finch (St. John’s Y.M.C.)BallaratVictoria194.003rd

1924-10-03 Debates

1924-10-03 Debates3rd October, 1924ShareShareShareHeld in the AthenaeumJunior Debate – “Which would be more effective for modern traffic- Motor Buses or Trams?” (Open to those under 21 years of age)First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingA. C.MessengerBallaratVictoria120.001stIvanMainBallaratVictoria109.002ndIvanMcConchieBallaratVictoria105.003rdHarryArmstrongBallaratVictoria102.00Honourable Mention

1924-10-02 Debates

1924-10-02 Debates2nd October, 1924ShareShareShareHeld in the AthenaeumChampion Debate – “Prohibition”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingEarl G.PearsonMoystonVictoria158.001stRegMcLeayAdelaideSouth Australia152.002ndStephenDunksAdelaideSouth Australia142.003rdG. H.BurchettBallaratVictoria141.00Honourable Mention

1923-10-05 Debates

1923-10-05 Debates5th October, 1923ShareShareShareHeld in the AthenaeumTeams Debate “Should the Totalisator be Legalised?”Group NameSuburbStatePointsPlacingAffirmative – S. Dunks and R. McLeayAdelaideSouth Australia229.001stNegative – G. H. Burchett and Roy EvaBallaratVictoria227.002ndNegative – St. John’s Y. M. C. No.1 Team – V. Lilley and N. McNeilBallaratVictoria216.003rdAffirmative – V. F. Brennan and J. O’SullivanSurrey HillsVictoria213.00Honourable Mention

1922-10-09 Debates

1922-10-09 Debates9th October, 1922ShareShareShareHeld in the AthenaeumJunior Debate “Should State Governors be Abolished” – Under 21 yearsGroup NameSuburbStatePointsPlacingJunior Debate “Should State Governors be Abolished” – Under 21 YearsFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingM. J. RyanCollingwoodVictoria125.001stRobertMerlinBallaratVictoria118.002ndH. FarmerBallaratVictoria116.00Equal 3rdJ.CrimminsBallaratVictoria116.00Equal 3rd

1922-10-07 Debates

1922-10-07 Debates7th October, 1922ShareShareShareHeld in the AthenaeumTeams’ Debate – “Should Coloured Labour be Introduced into the Northern Territory?”Group NameSuburbStatePointsPlacingG. H. Burchett and Alfred R. EvaBallaratVictoria229.001stG. Holland and F. L. BrophyBallaratVictoria226.002ndW. Knott and N. McNeilBallaratVictoria212.003rdV. Lilley and T. LilleyBallaratVictoria205.00Honourable Mention

1895-07-23 Debates

1895-07-23 Debates23rd July, 1895ShareShareSharePrepared Reading gentlemen from “Rienzi”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr. J.S.Reilly1stMr. W.Whidburn2ndMr. G.H.Marks3rdAdjudicated by Messrs. Rail and DimseyPrepared Reading ladies from “Isaiah”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMiss. M.Nankervis1stMiss. C.Malyon2ndMiss. E.PetersAdjudicated by Messrs. Rail and DimseyImpromptu reading gentlemenFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr. W.Whidburn1stMr. J.S.Reilly2ndMr. H.McKay3rdAdjudicated by Messrs. Rail and DimseyImpromptu reading ladiesFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMiss. E.Ogilvie1stMiss. J.Vale2ndMiss. G.G.Chalmers3rdAdjudicated by Messrs. Rail and Dimsey

1898-08-19 Debates

1898-08-19 Debates19th August, 1898ShareShareShareDebate – “Should the scope of Municipal Government in Australia be extended”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr A.Humphries1stMr Fred J.Williams2ndMr W.H.Pearson3rdOther competitorsThree in totalAdjudicated by Mr C.L. SmithOration – Impromptu – “The Outlook for Australian Federation”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr T.W.MarksGeelongVictoria1stMr J.MeehanBallaratVictoria2ndMr Fred J.Williams3rdOther competitorsThree in totalAdjudicated by Mr C. J. SmithOration – “The British Empire”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr T.W.MarksGeelongVictoria1stMr G.H.BrownhillGeelongVictoria2ndMr […]

1898-08-18 Debates

1898-08-18 Debates18th August, 1898ShareShareShareDebates and Oration- “Is Socialism Practicable”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr T.WMarksGeelongVictoria1stMr J.MeehanBallaratVictoria2ndMr F.WilliamsBallaratVictoria3rdOther competitorsSeven in total ( unnamed)Adjudicated by Mr C.L. SmithOration – “The Rise and Fall of Napoleon Bonaparte”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMiss L.Devine1stMr M.Baird2ndOther competitorsTen in total (unnamed)Adjudicated br Mr Angus Bain

1897-08-16 Debates

1897-08-16 Debates16th August, 1897ShareShareShareDebates Are the colonial dependencies of present advantage to BritainFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr. F.Bessemeres1stMr. J.Meehan2ndMr. A.BairdCommendedAdjudicated by Messrs. Sugden, Newton Wanliss and W.E. GribbleDebates – PeaceFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr. F.Bessemeres1stMr. F.Smith2ndMr. F.A.AplidBendigoCommendedTwelve CompetitorsAdjudicated by Mr. Thomas Mann

1905-10-02 Debates

1905-10-02 Debates2nd October, 1905ShareShareShareHeld at Her Majesty’s TheatreChampion Debate – “Is the White Australia Policy Detrimental to the Interests of the Commonwealth?”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingF WWaltonBallaratVictoria173.001stMatthewBairdLearmonthVictoria172.002ndGeorge HBrownhillGeelongVictoria169.003rdOther Competitors:HerbertMoroneySt. KildaVictoriaAngusMcGregorBallarat EastVictoriaWilliamDaveyMiner’s RestVictoriaT. H. G.PearsonBallaratVictoriaA. E.SeedsmanBairnsdaleVictoriaM. J.DeniganHollinwoodVictoriaJas.HudsonSt. ArnaudVictoriaW. S.KellyRivertonSouth AustraliaJ. G.McNichollMelbourneVictoriaL. L.ClarkeRivertonSouth AustraliaMorrisMorrisEast MelbourneVictoriaT. L.RyanRivertonSouth AustraliaD.MurphyBallaratVictoriaAdjudicators: Dr. Carty Salmon, M.H.R.; J. Hume Cook, Esq. M.H.R.; Laurence Campbell, Esq..

1897-08-13 Debates

1897-08-13 Debates13th August, 1897ShareShareShareDebates and Speeches The Coloured and Asiatic Labour Question in AustraliaFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr. F.Bessemeres1stMr. A.Baird2ndMr. W.R.Byers3rdTen Competitors competedAdjudication by Messrs. A.A. Buley, Fred Ham and W.E. Gribble

1897-08-12 Debates

1897-08-12 Debates12th August, 1897ShareShareShareDebates and Speeches ”Should The Colonies Contribute to the Support of the Imperial Navy?”First NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingMr. F.Bessemeres1stMr. J.Meehan2ndMr. F.Smith3rdAdjudicated by Mr. Simon Morrison, Mr. A.A. Bulay and Mr. D.N. McLean

1916-10-14 Debates

1916-10-14 Debates14th October, 1916ShareShareShareTeams Debate. “Has the Victorian Wage Board System proved beneficial to all wage earners under scope of board or not”Group NameSuburbStatePointsPlacingJ.A. Wilkie & E. HallBallaratVictoria216.001stJas. T. Gill & E. BrownbillGeelongVictoria202.002ndChampion Debate. “Is the Present Victorian System of Municipal Taxation preferable to the Unimproved Land Value Taxation.”Group NameSuburbStatePointsPlacingNewton NichollsMoonee PondsVictoria80.001stJames GillGeelongVictoria78.002ndF. BrophyBallaratVictoria77.003rdE. BrownbillGeelongVictoria74.00Honourable […]

1922-10-06 Debates

1922-10-06 Debates6th October, 1922ShareShareShareHeld in the AthenaeumChampion DebateFirst NameSurnameSuburbStatePointsPlacingC. S.HeadingBallaratVictoria134.001stJ. B.GorrieRandwickNew South Wales133.002ndG. H.BurchettBallaratVictoria128.003rdS. R.OurnowBallaratVictoria126.00Honourable Mention