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  • Activists lodge G20 Policing Submissions
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    G20 policing submissions lodged Brisbane Activist Support Team (BAST) and other groups have lodged submissions to the Crime and Corruption Commission review on the G20 Act. $450 million was spent on the security operation. Assistant Commissioner Katarina Carroll said the Brisbane G20 had set the benchmark for future summits. Speaking on the policing operation she […]

  • November G20 Peoples Summit Bulletin
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    In this G20 Peoples bulletin: 1) Peoples Summit and March Volunteer Help Wanted! 2) Citizens Media Networking Meeting 3) G20 Peoples Summit Program announced!   1) Peoples Summit and March Volunteer Help Wanted! We need you! To make the Peoples Summit and March a success! From Weds – Friday this week, we will be hosting […]

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    Become a Citizen Journalist at G20
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    Citizen Journalist – Independent Media Networking Meeting Interested in media sharing or creative collaborations? We will be opening the Citizen Journalist Media Centre at Wandering Cooks on Weds Nov 12. You will be welcome to come in to use computers/wifi and space to share your G20 stories with the world! Join us for a networking […]

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    Brisbane G20 Peoples Summit: Visioning another world
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    BrisCAN-G20 is a broad network of groups concerned about the social and ecological impacts of the G20. Included in these are concerns about the immediate repercussions of hosting the G20 in our region – such as the current diminishing of civil liberties – and the local and global perpetuation of the economics of privilege.

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    Let’s talk G20: Community Listening posts
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    A listening post is a space for community conversations – a platform for engagement with ideas. There are no right or wrong answers – just a willingness to share and to discuss issues of import –or that impact our community- face to face – in public.

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    BrisCAN G20 August Happenings
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    BrisCAN G20 community action network: upcoming events and meetings — G20 Peoples March Working Group meeting & G20 Peoples’ Summit: Ideas Jam — Listening post Project — Street Medic Training — Brisbane Community Action Network (BrisCAN) G20 General Meeting — West Ender G20 Community Forum

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    Visioning Another World Brisbane G20 Peoples Convergence
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    We will be hosting and supporting a week symposiums, workshops, idea sharing, marches, film screenings, and other creative events November 8 -16 in Brisbane. You are invited to join us in developing and advancing community generated answers to world economic, social and environmental problems. Join us in Visioning another World.

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    “Operation Southern Cross” – You are under (more) surveillance!
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    On May 1, the new federally funded $4.5 million G20 Police Operations Centre in Brisbane was officially opened by Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister Josh Frydenberg. The brand spankin’ new state of the art surveillance centre will be monitoring the community well after memories of the G20 are faded… armoured personal vehicles, new weapons and increased police powers will no-doubt continue to impact the most marginalised members of our community well in to the future.