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    BrisCAN-G20 Response to Courier-Mail
    Posted in: Updates

    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
    Posted in: Updates

    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
    Posted in: Updates

    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
    Posted in: Updates

    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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    Visioning Another World Brisbane G20 Peoples Convergence
    Posted in: Updates

    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!
    Posted in: Updates

    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.

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    G20 Community Information Forum Round 2
    Posted in: Updates

    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 […]

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    G20 Media Accreditation
    Posted in: Updates

    Registration for media accreditation for the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting is closing Monday 10 February and media who are interested in covering this meeting will need to register on media registration page of the G20 website.