When the heads of 19 countries and the EU flew into Brisbane last November for the two-day, $400 million G20 conference, they floated in on a three-year bonanza that has reoriented Queensland as a centre for information security. Even before the VIPs took the scorching ride from the tarmac to their five-star hotel rooms, the 4000 delegates, 2500 journalists and some 1000 assorted hangers-on attending the Group of 20 event were protected almost one for one by 5000 police and 1900 soldiers.
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