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    Media Release: G20 Peoples’ Summit Showcases Vibrant Community Responses to Global Leaders’ Conference
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    G20 Peoples’ Summit showcases vibrant community responses to global leaders’ conference   Visioning Another World: G20 Peoples’ Summit Nov 12-14th Various locations throughout West End and South Brisbane   Grassroots counter- G20 organising group, BrisCAN, have released the program for the Peoples’ Summit: Visioning Another World. The program is available here: The G20 Peoples […]

  • G20 Peoples’ Convergence: Call Out for Community Support
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    Brisbane Community Action Network – 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 […]

  • Media Release – International Union Leader Calls on G20
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    International union leader calls on G20 to improve lives of working families.   Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of International Trade Union Confederation, will speak at the G20 rally on November 15. The ITUC represents 125 million workers across 125 countries. Sharan Burrow, who will also participate in Labour 20, has called for a focus on […]

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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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    Media Release – G20 is Austerity Summit
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    The G20 forum is committed to shifting wealth from the majority of citizens to the incredibly rich. They will do globally what Newman and Abbott are doing locally – sell public assets, outsource and cuts to social services.

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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.