Current Philosothons

FAPSA Australasian Philosothon-This has been running since 2011. It is held yearly and teams are invited to attend on the basis of their
success in the state or regional Philosothons.Contacts Dr Laura D'Olympio-
Matthew Wills -
If your school is yet to participate in a Philosothon and you would like to enter a team then contact one of the people listed below and they
will let you know if there is room for your school to enter a team. If you are a remote location or if there are not any Philosothons near you
please consider inviting some other nearby schools to participate. There are
funding grants, support people and various options in order
to make it cost neutral to your school.

Western Australia
Perth Philosothon - Hale hosted the first Philosothon back in 2007. Trinity College is now hosting the Perth Philosothon. Contact Donette

South West  - Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School- Oct 29th Contact Person - Jane Kirkham-

North West- St Lukes College Philosothon- Karratha - Contact Person Donna Clifford

Albany -  St Josephs College- Contact Person

Western Australian Primary School Philosothon The first WA Primary School Philosothon was held in 2013.

New South Wales
Sydney - St Andrews Cathedral School in Sydney is currently has hosting the Sydney Philosothon. Currently 22 schools are involved in
the Sydney Philosothon- Contact Jonathan Hall -

Northern NSW  Bishop Druitt College in Northern Coffs Harbour will host their second Philosothon in 2013.  Contact Sue Paff Bishop
Druitt College

Central NSW, Orange- Kinross Wolaroi School Contact person Claudia McCalman Email:

Canberra- Radford College-  Contact Person bill Weigall-

Melbourne- Victorian Secondary School Philosothons- 15th October 2013 Contact the Education Officer for the Victorian Association fo
Philosophy in Schools (VAPS)

Melbourne -Victorian Primary School Philosothons-The Federation for Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations are hosting the
first Primary School Philosothon in 2012. Contact Rosemary Etherton

Melbourne -Victorian Middle Years Philosothon  The first Victorian Middle years Philosothon was held in 2016. Contact the VAPS office if
you are interested.  
Click here

Philip Island- Newhaven College-  Contact person Richard Prideaux - Email:

Brisbane - Since 2014 the Brisbane Senior School Philosothon has been held at the University of Queensland- Contact-
Peter Ellerton-

Brisbane- Cavandish High School In 2014 Cavandish HS hosted a Philosothon for Year 7 students.
Contact Adam Kuss at;

South Australia
Adelaide- Prince Alfred College will host the first South Australian  Philosothon in 2017. Contact Matthew Wills if you would like to know
more at;

Hobart- Tasmanian High Schools & Colleges Philosothon The first TAS High School & College  Philosothon was held in 2013 Contact Dr
David Treanor.

Northern Territory
Darwin- In 2018 a project was initiated with the N.T Education Dept to extend the Philosothon project to remote NT schools. Click here for
a copy of the project..

New Zealand

Parmerston North- Contact: Ross Intermediate College Contact Andrea Walker-

Hamilton- Waikato Diocesan School for Girls Philosothon Contact Person- Mark Bellham- Email  

United Kingdom
Taunton-The first UK Philosothons happened in 2014. These are held annually at Kings College Taunton. Contact Father Mark Smith - or
Julie Arliss - or Dr Michael Lacewing - Click here for the UK Philosothon
Website. There also Primary School Philosothons hosted by the Philosophy Foundation - Contact Emma Worley at;

Click here if you are not currently registered and would like to participate in a Philosothon.

Click here if you would like to host a Philosothon.
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