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Proud 2018 winners of Lerryn Mutton Shield

Gosford High School along with their coach Matt Benton.


At Our 27 August meeting, the winner of the Lerryn Mutton Shield for 2019 will be determined as Central Coast Grammar School, winner of the 1st heat on 1 August vies with Green Point Christian College, the winner of the 2nd heat on 19 August.

The topic for the final Debate is:

That Australia’s need for oil outweighs potential harm to its coastal marine environment”    

Now in its 26th year, the Kincumber Probus High School debate competition is again slated to be topical, highly spirited, and fun. Schools competing this year include the selective Gosford High School, Green Point Christian College, Central Coast Grammar School, and Kincumber High School.


The debates were started in 1993 by former NSW Legislator and club member Lerryn Mutton. Again, this year, the final debate will be decided by adjudicator Sue Macneil, who always provides excellent insight and feedback to the teams.  Winning is not based upon which point of view is "right," but instead on how well the teams form and present their arguments and counter the arguments of the other team.

Peter Park

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