English & EAL

Oral Presentation Topics 2015

Lisa Tran

January 28, 2015

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Since September 2014, the current affairs has been raging with numerous controversial topics – perfect for your oral presentation! Here are some of the more interesting issues that would be a good starting point for your oral. Remember to offer an interesting and unique argument, even if it may mean adopting the unconventional or unpopular point of view on the issue!

  1. Should medicinal cannabis be legalised in Australia?
  2. Should US anti-vaccination campaigner Sherri Tenpenny be allowed to give talks in Australia?
  3. Should children be vaccinated?
  4. Should ‘pick-up artist’ Julien Blanc have been banned from visiting Australia?
  5. Is social media negatively impacting on student studies?
  6. Should women be allowed to breastfeed in public?
  7. Should we have more stringent surrogacy laws?
  8. Should music be free?
  9. Freezing women’s eggs
  10. Ebola
  11. Sexualisation of women in the media
  12. The media’s portrayal of ‘terrorism’
  13. Islamophobia
  14. Freedom of speech (Charlie Hebdo)
  15. Doctor co-payments
  16. GST reform
  17. Gender equality
  18. University deregulation
  19. Creativity in schools
  20. Should children be allowed to roam unsupervised by their parents?
  21. Should VCE English be compulsory?
  22. See Oral Presentation Issues in 2014 for other ongoing issues

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