Diane Andrews, born in Wainuiomata, N. Z., has worked in many fields, from laboratory assistant and waitress, to theatrical wig maker. Having sailed up from Sydney, she and her husband made Cairns their home. Her interests include fossicking, sailing, writing, publishing, and performing poetry. She is a mother of two, and also a grandmother.
Andrew's poems; 'Floria' and 'A Poem to the Port Arthur Father' were published in the anthology Breath of the Eucalypt: