Well qualified to speak on the topic, Byrne has 26 years experience in television, radio and print journalism, which began when she started as a cadet with The Age newspaper in Melbourne aged 16.
Over the years she has interviewed many world leaders for television programs such as 60 Minutes, 7.30 Report and Lateline.
For the last four years Byrne has been anchor and correspondent with the television weekly program, Foreign Correspondent, shown on the ABC.
Jennifer Byrne is appearing:
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Alternative Keynote Address, Augusten Burroughs at the Melbourne Town Hall