Artist feature

Dianne Lindsay (OAM)

Multi award-winning recording artist

Mention traditional Australian country music these days and no one is more respected than singer/songwriter Dianne Lindsay. Coming from a very prominent country music family, Dianne works hard to ensure that true Australian country music is alive and well

About Dianne Lindsay

Touring extensively, running her own shows, co-hosting a weekly country music radio program and with a very busy recording schedule, Dianne has earned a reputation second to none right throughout Australia and is a much sought after bush balladeer artist. Dianne is a multi-award-winning recording artist gaining several Female Vocal and Peoples’ Choice Awards, was inducted to the 2014 Hands of Fame in Tamworth and also to the American ‘Old Time Country Music Hall of Fame. Along with husband and lead guitarist, Peter Simpson, Dianne has had four finalist nominations for Golden Guitar ‘Bush Ballad of the Year’.


  • Hold on – 2018
  • Songs From our Pen Volume 1 (D Lindsay / P Simpson) - 2016
  • Songs From our Pen Volume 2 (D Lindsay / P Simpson)
  • All Things Country - 2013
  • Looking Back - (D Lindsay / P Simpson) - 2011
  • Heartbeat of Australia - 2009
  • Memories and Dreams - 2007

Awards and recognition

  • Recipient of the Order of Australia Medal for outstanding contributions to the entertainment industry - 2023
  • Tamworth Peoples’ Choice Female Vocal Award - five-time winner
  • Inducted into the Tamworth Hands of Fame - 2014
  • Inducted into American ‘Old Time Country Music' Hall of Fame - 2011
  • Multiple Golden Guitar finalist spots
  • Patron of the Pittwater Country Music Club in Sydney