The Brisbane G20 Summit has the world’s attention focused on South-East Queensland, Australia.

Allie Connop from Ryerson University Toronto has this “View from Abroad”, revisiting how the G20 unfolded when Canada hosted the summit in 2010.

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When world leaders from 20 of the most industrialised countries gather in Brisbane for a summit on 15 and 16 November, UQ journalism students will be actively engaged in reporting on their discussions and providing analysis of their actions for an international audience.

They have been accredited as reporters by the G20 organisers and will have full access to media scrums, leaders’ news conferences and all major events.



Andrew Thorpe presents a panel discussion on the topic of Gen Y engagement with politics in the wake of President Obama’s address – the issues and the implications.

Panelists from left to right: Zac Miller, Fiona Gipps & Keny Arcangeli.

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