Gabrielle's younger sister Lana is a quick-witted MBA graduate
in her early twenties.
She has a distinctive vintage style of dress and loves to give fashion advice.
At times cynical, Lana has a serious side that takes over, especially in the work place. She is confident, single minded and determined to be a success in business.
Lana has a passion for fashion and set up an on-line business selling vintage clothes, fabrics and designs. But she struggled to keep her website running, even with unwanted help from her sister Gabrielle, so she decided to keep fashion as her hobby and focus on her career as a P.A.
Lana has been estranged from her family. Her parents always favoured Gabrielle and, growing up, she felt stuck in Gabrielle's shadow.
Lana is intelligent and showed a natural inclination to mathematics and sciences but gave them up in order to distinguish herself from Gabrielle. This disappointed Lana's parents and a part of her felt that she had let them down.
Lana has always done the emotional work in her relationship with Gabrielle. She loves her sister but found it exhausting maintaining the relationship and decided to give it away when Gabrielle left her to care for their clinically depressed mother while she went to Australia to study.
Their mother didn't want Gabrielle to know about the extent of her depression and Gabrielle was unable to pick up on the emotional strain that Lana was suffering. Lana blamed Gabrielle and wished she had a sister who could have shared the emotional burden and given her the support she needed.
Lana and Gabrielle have begun to work through their problems and form a sisterly bond. Lana has once again taken on a protective role, looking out for her sister's welfare.
Lana has started seeing Daniel Potts but they struggled to make it work as Daniel recovered from his head injury.
Her sister Gabrielle announced she was moving to Sweden and Lana was tempted to go with her but after some persuasion by her friend and flatmate Nicole, Lana decided to stay.
She became extremely close to Nicole and was surprised to discover she had romantic feelings for her bisexual flatmate.
She gave into her attraction to Nicole but their relationship never quite got off the ground so Nicole moved out.
She rebuffed Daniel's attempts to reunite, even after he offered
her the chance to run a fashion business together after his
Lana bonded with Josh Gallagher as he shared his relationship problems with Paige and after Daniel's departure Josh declared his feelings.
But before they could go any further Lana was shocked by the arrival of new doctor connected to her past, Boyd Rolleston.
She immediately informed her best friends Kylie and Emma about
Boyd's arrival and the girls quickly turned up in Ferndale,
The pair drew a reluctant Lana back into a pack they made as children to get justice for Julia, Kylie's sister who was missing and presumed dead after a car crash.
The trio plotted to try and find evidence that Boyd was
responsible for Julia's death and Lana found herself in trouble at
work on several occasions because of their meddling and it also
impacted on her relationship with Josh.
When Roimata was assaulted the girls were quick to try and connect Boyd to the crime, but when Boyd learned of their belief, he was determined to prove to them that he wasn't responsible for either of the crimes.
Lana was shocked when Boyd led the three girls to Julia's sister who was still alive after fleeing Geraldine to have Emma's father's illegitimate child.
With more time to devote to Josh, Lana was upset when he began acting strangely and dumped her out of the blue. When she learnt about Josh's feelings for Roimata, a scorned Lana quickly informed her about it.