Northern Territory Debating Union

2018 Competition is now underway. Go to Results and Draw tab for more information.

National Schools Debating Championship team trials are on Saturday 28th April, 2018 at Darwin High School.


Welcome to debating in the Top End!

The NTDU is a non-profit organisation that exists to promote debating throughout the Northern Territory. It is responsible for the coordination of school competitions, resources, workshops and training for students, teachers, coaches, and adjudicators.

If you would like to know more and get involved, please contact us via email:

Do you know: the rules, the room set up, the speaking times? If not, find out in the 2018 Debating Handbook.