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    Privacy and Security – Summary and Guideline for Further Research
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    Privacy Metadata – what does it capture: IP address endpoints on http traffic, but not https. GSM MetaData – who you called/texted and when/where. Public wifi hotspots not required to collect metadata. https mail is secure from metadata protection except —> Five eyes agreement (Share intelligence – US UK NZ CANADA and AUST) Not secure […]

  • Media Release: Sovereignty Society Sustainability
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      SOVEREIGNTY SOCIETY SUSTAINABILITY A New Agenda For The 21st Century The BrisCAN-G20 Peoples’ Summit concludes on Friday evening at the beautiful Princess Theatre, with talks by the following experts: *Winnie Byanyima, executive director, Oxfam International *Les Malezer, co-chair, National Congress of Australia’s First People *Sharan Burrow, general secretary, International Trade Union Confederation *Michelle Maloney, […]

  • Peoples’ Summit Opening Day a Big Success
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    On Wednesday something reasonably unique occurred in Brisbane.  Rather than accept the mainstream G20 agenda, community and activist groups launched their own alternative Peoples Summit today.  The Peoples’ Summit aims to explore economic solutions that put people before profit. The opening day, day one of three, has been a huge success.  Attendees have expressed an appreciation […]

  • Radical Times Presents: Lost Film Festival
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    “Lost” and rare documentaries from the 1970s and 1980s presented by the Radical Times Historical Archive 1970 Moratorium demonstration in Brisbane – part of national protests against Australia’s military involvement in the Vietnam War © Fryer Library Click photo to go to ‘Radical Times Lost Film Festival‘ Lost film festival is presented by the Radical […]

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    G20 Road Closures South Brisbane
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    The QLD Government has released road closure details for the period of the G20. Several roads will be completely closed for the G20 and the week preceding, whereas some roads will be closed in only one direction and some will only be closed for the period of the conference itself.

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    Alternatives to the G20 – Newspaper Fundraiser
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    In response a diverse range of community groups and members are putting on a range of creative actions and forums to occur in the week leading up to and during the G20 summit. This includes the Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy’s Decolonisation Before Profit program and Global First Nations Conference, and the G20 Peoples Convergence.

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    BrisCAN-G20 Response to Courier-Mail
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    The Murdoch media has scrapped the bottom of the barrel again with its irresponsible beat up and misrepresentation in today’s Courier Mail. BrisCAN-G20 opposes the violence of climate change, the drive to war in the Middle East, the ongoing attacks upon civil liberties and workers’ rights in Australia, and the deprivations and hardships caused by LNP austerity budgets.

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    Visioning Another World: G20 Peoples’ Summit
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    The G20 Peoples Summit will be a three-day festival of symposiums, idea-sharing, art, creative activities, education and action bringing together local and international thinkers on economics, environment, climate change, social justice, colonisation, rights, politics and peace.

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    G20 Community Information Forum Round 2
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    Another Round of G20 Community Information Forums are Happening The local and state governments are putting on another G20 Community Forum in May. The more community members with an interest in G20 issues and how it affects ordinary people should find the forum interesting and helpful. Briscan-G20 will also be attempting to organise meetings with […]