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...]

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...]

Police add to G20 prohibited persons list

BRENT ROW Queensland Police have released the name and photograph of a man who has been placed on the prohibited persons list for this weekend's G20 Leaders' Summit. Gavin George Begbie, 47, is the twelfth man prohibited from the G20 … [Read more...]

Man charged over G20 cyber threat

DANIEL BACKHAUS A 21-year-old Rockhampton man has been charged with using a carriage service to menace or harass a world leader at the G20 Summit. Police will allege that the Park Avenue man made threats online to a world leader visiting … [Read more...]

QPS: “swift and immediate action” on violent protests

DANIEL BACKHAUS The Queensland Police Service has warned protest groups they will crack down hard on anyone causing disruption this weekend. Deputy Police Commissioner Ross Barnett said police were out in number and ready to act. "Should … [Read more...]

Hockey: G20 to go hard on tax

DANIEL BACKHAUS Treasurer Joe Hockey has promised “real outcomes” for Australia’s economy on the world stage. Addressing the media in Brisbane on Thursday ahead of the G20 Leaders' Summit, Mr Hockey said one of the main priorities for world … [Read more...]

Global Cafe gets great reviews on first course

NATASHA HOPPNER and RHEA ANTHONY The Global Cafe kicked off again today in Brisbane, showcasing influential scholars and industry leaders from across the globe, and giving the community a taste of the high-intensity debates expected at the G20 … [Read more...]

PM News Burst 6 November 2014

Twice daily update of what is happening in Brisbane in the lead up to the G20 2014 from the Griffith School of Humanities Journalism Media Centre. … [Read more...]