Diane has been active since the early 1970s in many campaigns such as those for Aboriginal rights and against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in the Refugee Action Coalition. Diane is author of “From Exploitation to Resistance and revolt: the working class” in Rick Kuhn (ed.), Class and Struggle in Australia, and “Equal Pay: The Insurance Industry Struggle, 1973-75” in Sandra Bloodworth and TomO’Lincoln (eds.), Rebel Women in Australian Working Class History. Diane has also contributed to the Marxist Left Review.