Congratulations to the 82 Tasmanian students who participated in the
2019 Rostrum Voice of Yoth.

You are invited to the State Final at 1:00pm on Saturday June 15th.

Where? The Horton Auditorium, Scotch Oakburn College.

Come along and listen to what these talented young speakers have to share.


The 2019 State Finalists

Junior Finalists
Grace Fieldwick St Brendan-Shaw College
Alexander Smith St Patrick's College
Oscar Tiernan Launceston Church Grammar School
Mackenna Minstrell Taroona High School
Charlie Pilkington New Town High School
Senior Finalists
Zoe Knight The Friends' School
Erin Galbraith Marist Regional College
Kelly Stone Elizabeth College
Anna Roberts Launceston College
Esther Godfrey                   
Riverside High School


Regional Finals were held in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie,

Encouragement Awards were presented to:

Elliot Hay New Town High School
Chelsea March Taroona High School
Elise Harrison Elizabeth College
Jeremy Temple The Friends' School
Harrison Anderson Scoth Oakburn College
Jack Oates-Pryor Scotch Oakburn College
Emily Anders Marist Regional College
Amelia Hughes
Scotch Oakburn College


Topics for the State and Regional Finals

Junior Topics Senior Topics
Inspiring a better future The hunt for glory
Timing is everything Last piece of the puzzle
On target An empty vessel
Take the plunge Front and centre
Trailblaizers The key to something beautiful

Click here for additional Public Speaking Resources

Additional Information:

Prizes: 1st $300 and a trip to the National Final. 2nd: $150 3rd $100

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Tasmanian Rostrum Voice of Youth is proudly supported by:



Rotary Club of Hobart

Rotary Club of Burnie

Rotary Club of Tamar Sunrise

We are grateful to The Friends’ School, Marist Regional College and Scotch Oakburn College
for hosting the Finals.
You are invited to the National Final of Rostrum Voice of Yoth which will be held at 2:00pm in The Farrell Centre at the Friend's School on Saturday July 27th.
Rydges Hobart is the accommodation of choice for the National Finalists.

If you want further information please contact the State Coordinator, Jenny Fraser at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note:

Competitors must use their own, original content. Reference to other texts or direct quotation is allowed, but any speech must be substantially the work of the speaker. If plagiarism is suspected, a competitor may be automatically disqualified from the competition.

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