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Briana Blackett is a senior journalist with extensive global news experience. She was a founding member of Al Jazeera English, spending eight years in the Middle East. Prior to that she worked in London for one of the world’s biggest news agencies, Associated Press Television News (APTN). Briana has had blink-and-you-missed-it stints in Federal Politics in Australia and with Greenpeace International in Amsterdam. Briana is the mother of two children with autism and a determined advocate for the rights of people with disability. Her advocacy work has been published on various media platforms, including the Sydney Morning Herald, the ABC and Autism Awareness Australia’s e-magazine. She is Disability Affairs Officer with Media Diversity Australia and a Carers Representative for Carers NSW. Briana is on the ACN board of directors and runs one of our carers groups in Western Sydney.