The Western Australian Debating League

Schools Debating Competition

We are excited to welcome students back to in-person debating in 2023.

What We Do

WADL aspires to ensure all students have meaningful access to debating that encourages critical thinking, fosters engagement with global issues, and equips students with lifelong skills and the confidence to pursue their potential.

Discover our handbooks, guides, and worksheets as well recommended news sources and great websites to explore local, national and international organisations important to debating.

Programmes with WADL

From the largest debating competition in the state, to our unique ECU BP or our classroom seminars – find out how WADL can engage with your school

The People Behind WADL

The League is entirely run by our wonderful volunteers with the support of our Board, Executive and Committee members.