Welcome to Brisbane!

JANELSA OUMA It's back and stronger than ever, the colourful BRISBANE sign that dominated South Bank during the G20 has been replaced with a newer and sturdy version. The original sign's letters built by Queensland's Men's Shed Association … [Read more...]

Lagarde: bring gender gap reduction target forward

DANIEL BACKHAUS Christine Lagarde has criticised the G20 for taking a soft touch approach to closing the gender gap. The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund generally praised the outcome of the G20, but took aim at the … [Read more...]

UK Prime Minister addresses press after G20 talks

AMY MITCHELL-WHITTINGTON UK Prime Minister David Cameron said climate change was always going to be on the agenda after G20 talks wrapped up this afternoon. "The core purpose of the G20 is about boosting economy and financial regulation but … [Read more...]

US Air Force 757 exciting sight for plane spotters

KRYSTAL GORDON Plane spotters say the highlight of the G20 was seeing the US Air force 757. YBBN Spotters Group Spokesperson Tim Hillier said it was an exciting opportunity to see planes from all over the world. He said he enjoys seeing the … [Read more...]

Tony Abbott ‘arrested’ for ecocide at West End

JACK LAWRIE   Activist group Generation Alpha pulled a creative stunt to protest against the Australian government's environmental policies -- staging an arrest of Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The environmental activist group was … [Read more...]

‘Energy’ now at the heart of the G20 Summit

ELIZABETH ANDAL With contributions from Tom Mann- accredited journalist for The Source News, working from G20 Media Centre Energy is now at the heart of the G20 agenda, according to Prime Minister Tony Abbott. In his post-G20 media … [Read more...]

Tense standoff at Roma St Parklands

LINDA BRADY A tense standoff near the Roma Street parklands just before 11.30 this morning as three teams of  armed police stopped and searched occupants of a vehicle which had tooted its horn in support of Aboriginal  protesters. The dozen … [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...]