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Diane Lucas (a.k.a. Diane Elizabeth Lucas; Di Lucas) b. 1954 (6 works by fr. 2003) Diane Lucas writes environmental and cross-cultural stories, songs and verse for children.
1 3 y Walking With the Seasons in Kakadu Diane Lucas , Ken Searle (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2003 Z1064543 2003 single work picture book children's From Kinetica: 'Join Diane Lucas and Ken Searle as they walk through the bush of Northern Australia. Follow the seasonal calendar of the Gundjeihmi-speaking people of Kakadu. Feel the changes each season brings to the plants, animals, insects and birds of this rich and inspiring land.'
1 2 y Spines in the Sand Diane Lucas , Colwyn Campbell (illustrator), Palmerston : Waterlily Publications , 2011 Z1862356 2011 single work picture book children's
1 1 y Brumbies in the Night Diane Lucas , Colwyn Campbell (illustrator), Palmerston (NT) area : Waterlily Publications , 2009 Z1738232 2009 single work picture book children's

'Takes the reader through a sensuous and enchanting moonlit landscape with one boy and his beloved brumbies ... the sense of place seeded with words from the Gun-djeihmi language, a place where local night creatures feed or rest, hunt or hide.' (Publication summary)

1 2 y Waterlilies Diane Lucas , Colwyn Campbell (illustrator), Palmerston : Waterlily Publications , 2007 Z1494987 2007 single work picture book children's Children's educational picture book. A cross-cultural story about gathering and preparing waterlilies in Kakadu with Indigenous Australians
1 y Wan’kurra the Golden Bandicoot Diane Lucas , Colwyn Campbell (illustrator), Palmerston : Waterlily Publications , 2012 7560240 2012 single work picture book children's

'Wan’kurra (Golden Bandicoot) are an animal that has disappeared from most of mainland Australia. Their last recorded sighting in the Northern Territory was in the 1950s. When hairs are discovered on Martjanba Island in scats of wild dogs, Aboriginal people of the Wessel Islands are asked about their knowledge of Wan’kurra and reveal the story.

'Can these small animals be brought back from the brink of extinction by translocating them to other islands?' (Publication summary)

1 1 y Whatever...! : More Treasures From the Northern Territory Leonie Robin Norrington (editor), Kim Caraher (editor), Diane Lucas (editor), Kaye Aldenhoven (editor), Jane Moore (editor), Sandra Parker (editor), Susan Wills (editor), Darwin : Northern Territory Writers' Centre , 2007 Z1516298 2007 anthology children's fiction poetry children's A collection of stories and poems from writers supported by the Northern Territory Writers Centre.
1 y Sailing to Cairns Diane Andrews , Queensland : Diane Andrews Publishing , 2008 6200249 2008 single work prose travel

'Dennis and Diane sailed a sixteen foot yacht from Sydney to Cairns. They set out with a few dodgey bits of equipment and an Alan Lucas cruising guide. Dennis wrote the log. Diane wrote the very funny novel of the adventure. Inside its pages you will find a humorous account of the journey laced with invaluable information for the fellow intrepid sailor. I'd suggest a slightly bigger boat - but so long as it floats it can be done.' (iTunes preview)

1 form y Taurus Rising Reg Watson , Denise Morgan , Michael Brindley , Christine McCourt , Sydney : Reg Grundy Enterprises , 1982 Z1827286 1982 series - publisher film/TV

Designed as an antipodean counterpart to glossy American soap operas Dallas and Dynasty, Taurus Rising (which traced the rivalry of two affluent families, the Drysdales and the Brents) cost $4.5 million to produce, but did so poorly on air that it was rapidly shifted to a weekend timeslot (according to Moran, in his Guide to Australian TV Series) and ultimately ran to only nineteen episodes. It did, however, later sell to overseas markets, where it was marketed as an extended mini-series.

1 form y Certain Women Tony Morphett , Anne Brooksbank , David Williamson , Laura Jones , Ted Roberts , Jennifer Compton , Michael Cove , Robert Caswell , Glyn Davies , Chris Peacock , Julian Halls , Charles E. Stamp , Barbara Vernon , Ron Harrison , David William Boutland , Ron McLean , Phillip Grenville Mann , 1973 Sydney : ABC Television , 1973-1977 Z1857626 1973 series - publisher film/TV

Certain Women began as a short series in 1973 and continued on as a serial until 1977. At the centre of the narrative were six women from three generations of a Sydney family. Dolly has two daughters Freda and Jane. Jane has three daughters Marjorie, Helen, and Gillian.

In a short piece announcing the extension of the series after the broadcast of the first six episodes television critic Valda Marshall said the decision to make further episodes 'should also keep the women's libbers happy ... so far as I know, it's the first TV series made here specifically as a starring vehicle for women'.

Source: Marshall, Valda. 'ABC's 'Women' Given Longer Reign'. The Sun-Herald, 25/3/1973, p. 77.

1 form y Solo un Padre Perfect Skin Giulia Calenda , Maddalena Ravagli , Italy United States of America (USA) : Cattleya Warner Brothers , 2008 Z1691801 2008 single work film/TV

Carlo is a thirty-year-old dermatologist who owns a nice house and a sports car, and has a ten-month-old baby girl, Sofia, whom he adores. The void left in his life caused by the premature loss of his young wife, who died giving birth to Sofia, is filled by the love and attention that his friends and family provide him with: always there by his side, relentlessly ready to help him out with the toddler. Everything is normal, almost commonplace. Until his bubble-like life, organised in a reassuring routine, is shaken by the arrival of Camille ...

1 Annie and Her Dad Leonie Robin Norrington , 2007 single work children's fiction children's
— Appears in: Whatever...! : More Treasures From the Northern Territory 2007; (p. 1-5)
Annie lives with her father while her mother works and lives in town but the teacher at Annie's school believes 'little girls need their mothers'. Annie tries to display everything her father has taught her including reading, astromony and even how to catch crabs but it takes someone else to intervene and convince Miss Crisp that it is a successful arrangement.
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