Public Speaking Competition


Due to the current COVID-19 epidemic, the Public Speaking Competition will be cancelled for Semester 1. We will continue to monitor the Public Health advice, and University responses and will review the possibility of holding the competition later in the year. 

Public Speaking Competition 2020

Soroptimist International of Western Australia presents the 2020 Public Speaking Competition for female students studying at a university in Western Australia.

Competitors at each university are asked to present a five-minute speech on a topic related to the empowerment and enablement of women for a cash prize of $250.

Heats will be held at the following universities during April:

  • Curtin University
  • Edith Cowan University (Joondalup campus)
  • Murdoch University
  • Notre Dame University
  • The University of Western Australia

The heat winners then present their speech at the grand final where the winner receives a cash prize of $500.

Please feel free to email Karess at: if you have any questions.

For a copy of the Competitor Information and Registration Pack, follow this LINK.

Online registrations can be made at




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