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Oral Presentation Topics for 2017

Yvonne Shi

March 9, 2017

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There are a plethora of controversial issues in the current Australian media that may be perfect for your 2017 oral presentation! Below are just a few ideas to get you started on your way towards acing that SAC. Remember, pick a topic that you’re passionate and enthusiastic about. Don’t forget that there is no ‘right’ opinion, however, make sure you offer a distinctive argument, even if it means adopting an alternative point of view. Good luck!

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  1. Should the Australian Government ban the wearing of the burka in public?
  2. Should the homeless be banned from Melbourne’s CBD? (Robert Doyle proposal)
  3. Should the Australia Government continue to fund the Safe Schools Coalition?
  4. Should gay marriage be legalised in Australia?
  5. Should the date of Australia Day be replaced/changed?
  6. Treatment of asylum seekers in detention centres (especially women and children)
  7. Is enough action being taken to diminish the sugar industry propaganda to minimise obesity?
  8. Should on – site pill testing be mandatory at all public events?
  9. Cultural insensitivity in Australia
  10. Is the development of technology and social media encouraging narcissism in young adults?
  11. Victoria’s legal system
  12. Stem cell research
  13. Is the development of technology and social media encouraging the sexualisation of boys and girls?
  14. Drug testing and drug control in Australia (Bourke Street attack)
  15. Fake news being published by researchers to the media
  16. Should Victoria’s juvenile justice system be improved by the Government?
  17. Do students learn as effectively with ebooks compared with traditional, hardcopy books?
  18. Should security footage of detention centres be released?
  19. Is Australia becoming an alcohol and sugar driven society?
  20. Has the notion of privacy been compromised in the 21st century? (internet, technology, terrorism)

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