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ACT Rostrum

Rostrum is active in promoting public speaking in the ACT zone, with six clubs. Learn how you can be confident at public speaking. Learn how you can run effective meetings. Drop into a Rostrum meeting.

Rostrum ACT awards 2010



The Civic Club has moved ...

The Civic Club has moved down the road. They now meet at the Hellenic Club in Canberra City.

The Primary Schools Speaking Competition is on again in 2014

The Primary Schools Public Speaking Competition is now on in earnest. Follow the link for more information.

The Voice of Youth competition for secondary school students

The Regional Finals have been run and won. Our two 2014 winners will get to match wits against winners in other states in Adelaide in July.

Warwick Everson Debating Trophy

The ACT's inter-club debating competition is on again this year. The first round winning clubs were Phillip, Canberra City Evening Club and Goulburn (from the NSW Zone).


About Rostrum

Rostrum is a non-profit organisation for people who want to develop their skills in speaking and managing meetings.

A typical club program will cover speaking to a group, speeches for special occasions, debates, professional presentations, meeting procedure and chairmanship.

You can learn and practice effective communication skills in a friendly supportive atmosphere.

Rostrum in the ACT

The ACT Zone includes Canberra, Queanbeyan, Cooma and Yass. A syllabus of club events is published annually and provided to members. The ACT Dais publishes a newsletter called the Rostrum Recorder which covers events in ACT clubs.

Contact us

Click here to contact ACT Rostrum.