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C20 Media Conference & Telecast

The C20 is holding a special media briefing on Thursday to outline what civil society is calling for to be included in the G20 Leaders’ Brisbane Action Plan when the communique is released on Sunday.

Speaking will be Chair of the C20 Steering Group Tim Costello and Deputy Chair Cassandra Goldie.  International and domestic civil society representatives with specialist expertise across a number of key issues will also be present.

Thurs 13 November

What:        C20 Media Briefing

Time:         10.00am (Brisbane time) start

Where:      World Vision Offices, 96 Ernest Street, Brisbane (5 minutes on foot from the International Media Centre - just outside G20 accreditation zone)

The C20, which is the official engagement group representing the views of civil society at the G20, has focused its engagement with the G20 across the four main policy themes of:

·         Inclusive Growth & Employment;

·         Infrastructure;

·         Governance (including global tax reform); and

·         Climate Change & Sustainability

The Australian C20 Steering Committee comprises representatives of international and domestic civil society organisations including World Vision Australia, ACOSS, WWF, Oxfam, Transparency International, the National Council of Churches, ACFID and the National Employment Services Association.  A number of individuals are also involved in the C20.

For those unable to attend, the C20 media conference will also be webcast live at http://live.streaming.net.au/c20 with a link to a video recording of the conference available online at the C20 website http://www.c20.org.au approximately two hours after the event finishes. 

A moderated Twitter ribbon will run across the webcast during the event.  The general public can tweet comments during the media conference using the @C20Aus address.

C20 Media contact: John Lindsay, C20 Media & Communications Manager, Tel: 0423 456 046

email: john.lindsay@worldvision.com.au