G20 in Brisbane this week

World leaders will gather in Queensland this week. Australian PM Tony Abbott has done his best to keep climate change off the agenda.

The Peoples’ Summit is a three-day festival (Nov 12 – 14) that will run parallel to the formal G20 proceedings. It will feature symposiums, idea-sharing, art, creative activities, education and action bringing together local and international thinkers on economics, environment, climate change, social justice, colonisation, rights, politics and peace.

FoE is helping to organise the Summit.

People’s March

On Saturday 15 November, there will be a People’s March.

Speakers include: Lex Wotton, Sharan Burrow, FoE’s Sam Castro, Senator Larissa Waters, Adrian Skerritt, plus more.

There will be music in Musgrave Park: Mouldy Lovers, Rivermouth, These Dirty Bones, plus more

Meet at 11 am, saturday 15 Nov, Roma St Forum (City) to walk to Musgrave Park, South Brisbane.

Details here.



You can find the full program for the summit here.