Two people banned from Brisbane G20 summit

TWO people have been banned from attending Brisbane’s G20 Summit by Queensland Police.

Authorities also plan to track destructive protest groups during final preparations for the event.

Much of the Brisbane CBD and South Bank area will become a restricted or declared zone from November 14 as world leaders flock to the city for the event.


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A sophisticated security operation will be in full force throughout the summit involving 4500 Queensland police officers, 1500 interstate and New Zealand officers, Australian Federal Police and defence.

Australian Defence Force personnel have been put through their paces by counter-terrorism exercises at the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Academy in Brisbane in the lead up.

More than 900 soldiers will be based in Brisbane for the event, with a further 1000 on call, as well as military dogs who’ll sweep venues prior to the summit.

The two banned individuals will soon be served with official documents under special G20 legislation although their identity’s have been kept secret.

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