Brami Jegan

10 July 2013 — Australian Greens Senator for New South Wales Lee Rhiannon is farewelling both her media advisors, Alison Orme and Jemma Bailey.

The pair have job shared in the office in both New South Wales and federal parliament.

Ms Bailey is going on maternity leave while Ms Orme has taken up a position with Greenpeace.

Brami Jegan will take on the media advisor role in Senator Rhiannon’s  office.

Ms Jegan joined the Greens after returning from living overseas and becoming aware of her belief of the Australian Government’s inhumane response to asylum seekers.

She ran on Lee Rhiannon’s senate ticket in 2010 and worked on the state election campaign in 2011. She has worked on Senator Rhiannon’s staff for two years as a campaigner.

Ms Jegan completed her media training at the London School of Journalism and worked with SBS as a radio news reporter.

She has a food blog called ‘My Tamil Kitchen’ www.mytamilkitchen.com and her own blog is www.bramijegan.com.