Riverside restaurants see little economic benefit from G20

PHILLIP HARSANT   Low-key visits from G20 entourages have not made up for the loss of local customers in Brisbane's premier eating district at Riverside. Kingsley's restaurant benefited from a large group of European Union … [Read more...]

Lunchtime News Burst – 16 November 2014

Inge Hansen and Aleisha Owen bring you the latest news from the final day of The G20 Summit. … [Read more...]

Ronny Kareni spoke out on the plight of people in West Papau for the G20 Summit

JACK LAWRIE West Papua activist Ronny Kareni said the people of West Papua must confront the Indonesian president, Joko Widowo over human rights violations, illegal foreign trade practices and aggressive military action taken against peaceful … [Read more...]

Russia knows who MH17 culprits are: Newman

DANIEL BACKHAUS AND JANELSA OUMA Queensland Premier Campbell Newman says he is confident Russian and Ukranian security services know the people who shot down Flight MH17 that killed everyone on-board including 38 Australians, seven of which … [Read more...]

30,000 participate in G20 culture

LUISA COOLS More than 30,000 people attended the many cultural events organised around the G20 Leaders' Summit. G20 ‘Colour Me Brisbane’ Director Jono Perry stressed the importance of the public celebrations that were organized in the … [Read more...]

South Sudan pleads for UN, US help

JOSHUA WELLS The South Sudanese Brisbane Assembly rallied through Brisbane today to calling on G20 leaders to act swiftly to end tensions in South Sudan. The protesters demanded the United Nations (UN) sever ties with South Sudan President … [Read more...]

Putin not welcome say Ukrainian protesters

INGE HANSEN and HANNAH SBEGHEN   About 200 people stood defiantly in the searing Brisbane heat yesterday afternoon, determined to protest Russian President Vladmir Putin's presence in the city. Ukrainian Australian and other … [Read more...]

Australian taxpayers alliance have other plans for world leaders’

HANNAH SBEGHEN and INGE HANSEN   Shirt fronting the world leaders' was on the agenda of the Australian Taxpayers Alliance today as they protested for G20 leaders to stick to their markets. Economists gravitated towards the centre of … [Read more...]

Shorten slams Abbott on climate change

TOM MANN   Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten slammed Prime Minister Tony Abbott's attitude to climate change at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Brisbane today. The Labor frontman said Mr Abbott is putting domestic politics front and … [Read more...]

UN Secretary General urges G20 leaders to back Green Climate Fund

AMY MITCHELL-WHITTINGTON United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on G20 leaders to pledge to the Green Climate Fund to help reduce carbon emissions in developing nations. The United Nations Green Climate Fund redistributes … [Read more...]