Robust discussion on growth strategies at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Washington DC (photo by

Next Monday’s G20 and Development Conference hosted by Griffith University and The Lowy Institute has been mentioned in the latest edition of The Courier Mail’s Queensland Business Monthly magazine. The article, by Robyn Ironside, discusses some of the events that surround the upcoming G20 conference and ways the State Government is making the G20 conference relevant to the people of Brisbane.

The article also includes an interview with Professor Andrew O’Neil from the Griffith Asia Institute, who spoke about the challenge for local stakeholders. “It’s not exactly a sexy agenda – issues like taxation, infrastructure development, anti-corruption don’t exactly get the pulse racing” said Professor O’Neil, “But on the other hand there’s a whole range of other events going on at the same time”. Planned events such as the cultural program, demonstrate real initiative by the State Government in selling Brisbane to the world.

You can read the full article online (p9).