Welcome to our first QUT News special on the G20, the global summit that will showcase Brisbane to the world, brought to you by a team of journalism students from QUT.
Thursday at the international media centre kicked off with Queensland showcasing what we have to offer. The main event, the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Celeste Skinner reports.
As a curtain raiser for G20, some non-political thinkers have come to Brisbane to share ideas for future innovation. It’s all part of a conversation happening at the Global Cafe. Georgia Terry reports.
Months of planning will be put to the test today when the majority of G20 delegates begin arriving. But the security cordon is not just on land, it’s on the water as well. Jim Malo reports.
Brisbane is in full G20 security lockdown. Thousands of police are patrolling the streets, many public transport routes have been suspended and summit venues and city hotels, are barricaded off. Georgia Terry reports.
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey says growth and jobs is Australia’s key focus for G20. He made the comments as he toured some of Brisbane’s G20 venues today. Whitney Angell reports.
Don’t miss our G20 specials starting tonight, Thursday 13th November 2014. We’ll be online via our website and on air via 31 Digital at 7pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Concluding with our Sunday special at 6pm.