- Resource rent tax
- Natural resource taxes
- Petroleum industry tax
- Mining, oil and gas taxation
- Goods and services tax
- tax law history
Diane focuses on empirical approaches to taxation law with the object of considering social, economic or historical impacts of the law and uses both qualitative and quantitative research approaches.
Diane's major research areas are in natural resources taxation, such as resource rent taxes and royalties; taxation policy and reform; superannuation, Goods and Services Tax, Fringe Benefits Tax and the history of tax law.
She has held roles in the minerals resource sector with Conzinc Rio Tinto of Australia (CRA) Ltd as a management and financial accountant.