Ivan Dole was Mayor of Preston in 1962-1963. He was Mayor at the time Northland Shopping Centre was first suggested and when the site was acquired. He said that he believed the centre would be good for the area, and that he could see no reason for Council to oppose it.
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Forster, Harley W. (1968). Preston Lands and People. Melbourne: Cheshire.