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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 […]

  • G20 Peoples’ Convergence: Call Out for Community Support
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    Brisbane Community Action Network – G20 www.briscan.net.au www.facebook.com/briscan.g20     G20 has come and gone but BrisCAN still needs your help!   Urgent appeal:  West End Uniting Church Roof Repair assistance needed after last Thursday’s hail storm. Flea Market/Fund Raiser will be held at the West End Uniting Church on Sunday Morning (7th Dec), then […]

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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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    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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    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: 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.