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 Australaisan Champions.


Mid-Semester Break: Easters 2014!

The annual Easter Invervarsity Debating Championships (Easters) is finally here! Beginning on Monday April 21st 2014, attendees will enjoy three days of intense debating at Monash University's pristine Clayton campus, with six rounds leading into a full Octo-Final break on Thursday April 24th. Full details of the tournament can be found at the Monash Easters 2014 website!

You can keep up to date with updates from the official Monash Association of Debaters Twitter account, and see a full list of the debaters and adjudicators at the Externals Contingent list.

If you would like to come and volunteer through the week, please email Matthew Guy at convenor@easters.monashdebaters.com. Volunteers get free food on the day and can attend socials on the Monday, Tuesday or Thursday nights!

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2014 Sponsorship Policy

MAD's Executive has just passed the 2014 sponsorship policy, which applies to all second years and above who plan on attending Australs and Worlds in 2014.

As of this year, in order to be eligible to receive sponsorship to attend either Australs or Worlds (as a second year or above), attendees must undertake a specified number of activities aimed at benefiting the club as a whole.

Full details on the policy (including a list of activities) can be found on the Sponsorship Policy page, and questions can be directed towards our Externals Officer Sasha at externals@monashdebaters.com. There will also be an information session regarding the policy at 4:45pm on Monday 24 March in H4.

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