began her career as an actor and playwright at La Mama, in Melbourne
in the 1970s. She was part of the inaugural year of the Screenwriting
Course at the Australian Film Television and Radio School after
which she worked as a film and television writer, and film director.
Her plays include ‘Dream Girl’, ‘The Psychiatrist’,
‘The Trapped Projectionist’ and ‘Daughters’.
Her radio play ‘Mother Knows Best’ was broadcast on
ABC radio and performed at the Sydney Carnivale. Her most recent
play ‘After Paradise’ was written for Chris Haywood.
Her film credits include ‘Consolation Prize’ (finalist,
Greater Union Awards), ‘A Most Attractive Man’ (AFI
Award Best Short Fiction), ‘Bachelor Girl’ (telemovie
broadcast on ABC) and ‘The Miniskirted Dynamo’ (Gold
AWGIE winner) and most recently, co-writer and co-producer on 'The
Ballad of Betty & Joe'.