Exhibition to capture emotion of KP120 protests

Portraits of Protest project

HARLLY A LEWIS Two Brisbane-based journalists are working on plans for an immersive photographic exhibition about the Kangaroo Point protests, and the detained refugees known as the KP120.   The project, dubbed “Portraits of Protest”, … [Read more...]

Kangaroo Point protests inspire local spirit

Kangaroo Point protests

HARLLY LEWIS Members of the local community have been protesting since April after finding out about the ongoing detention of 120 refugees, known as the KP120, in a repurposed apartment block in the Brisbane suburb of Kangaroo … [Read more...]

Carlton United Brewery leaves workers high and dry

SHARN KENNEDY 55 workers at the Abbortford brewery in Melbourne have been served a nasty surprise after being sacked, then offered their jobs back with at a 65% rate cut. The move by the Carlton United Brewery has sparked outrage, as … [Read more...]

Protesters ‘die’ for a free Tibet

JOSHUA WELLS   Braving hot concrete and searing sun, Tibetan activists staged a 'die-in' protest for their fellow countrymen and women yesterday, drawing attention to the plight of Tibetans who they say live under the oppressive rule … [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...]

Activist Ciaron O’Reilly arrested

    KRYSTAL GORDON Prohibited person Ciaron O’Reilly was arrested around 3pm in Musgrave Park today for re-entering the G20 declared area. He was taken to the Supreme Court for processing. Police have not yet released details … [Read more...]

Protests – live coverage from @thesourcenews1 reporters on the scene

ELIZABETH ANDAL Here is the latest on the spot coverage of the G20 protests in Brisbane from our Griffith University journalism students on the ground, tweeting to our South Bank newsroom shared with the Brisbane Times and … [Read more...]

G20 kicks off, police make only four arrests

KRYSATL GORDON Queensland Police say they are pleased with the protests that took place today with only four G20 protest related arrests. Deputy Police Commissioner Ross Barnett said there were no incidents affecting motorcades, the spouses … [Read more...]

Deaths in custody a ‘terrorist act’

CRAIG THOMSON Aboriginal deaths in custody are a "terrorist act" against Indigenous people, an Aboriginal elder told protesters in Brisbane today. The passionate comment during the Aboriginal deaths in custody rally, was among a number of … [Read more...]