Sales exceed half a million copies, and her stories are woven with a depth and complexity drawn from the themes of life. Citing ‘bohemian’ characters as her childhood influence – the artists, writers and actors of her neighbourhood, Di Morrissey is without doubt Australia’s best-selling female author. Her spot with Ten’s Good Morning Australia drew loyal audiences and healthy ratings for the network.
Di's love of her country, her insight into issues confronting all Australians, has led her to include within her mass market, popular fiction novels, powerful themes - heritage, love of family, Australian identity, protection of the environment, reconciliation and awareness of Aboriginal culture, men and their search for spirituality, women's search for happiness.
While also being known as a television presenter on the original breakfast current affairs program, 'Good Morning Australia', Di maintains a high public profile of integrity and credibility. Di sits on several boards and is currently a member of the National Centre for Breast Cancer's Advisory Board, founding board member of Leadership Action Australia, honoured in the Businesswomen’s hall of fame, Life member of the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, Media Advisor to the Australian Tibetan Society and is Patron of Southern Cross University’s Centre for Whale Research.
Di Morrissey is a tireless speaker for charities, conventions and government bodies and always willing to assist in causes which she believes can help improve the lives of all Australians.