In the early 1980s, I was Regional Manager of Leader Associated Newspapers Pty Ltd.
The Registered Office of Leader was 160 Whitehorse Rd, Blackburn.
The Northern Group – comprising eight newspapers – was based at 543-545 High St, Northcote.
The Advertising Staff Contacts list from the time was:
Area Manager – Diamond Valley, Whittlesea, Preston
Preston Post-Times: Nina Foti, Basil Haslam, Glenda Short
Diamond Valley News: Patrick Conlan, Max Thomson
Whittlesea Post: Arthur Preusker
Area Manager – Coburg, Brunswick, Northcote
Coburg Courier: Anne Cooksey
Brunswick Sentinel: Tonina Guerra
Northcote Leader: Albert Gordon
Area Manager – Doncaster-Templestowe, Heidelberg
Doncaster & Templestowe News: Lorraine Dunlop
The Heidelberger: John Jacobs
Advertising Features Co-Ordinator
Advertising Services Manager
Advertising Production/Layout Artists
Jim Christidis, Janene Clarke, Michele Norman, Rosanna Morales (part-time)
Pictured: Pauline Holbery, Personal Assistant, and Ash Long, Regional Manager, Leader Newspapers, Northcote. Circa October 1982.