Kate McDonald is a pioneer in the Industry having purchased her first newsagency in 1992 in a large regional shopping centre. Over the past 30 years, Kate became the first regional LPO to design and implement a new LPO concept store, Kate opened gift & homewares stores and franchised 3 concept stores and purchased a large distribution territory.

Kate is currently still involved in Ballarat Newspaper Delivery for Distribution and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Board in her role as NLNA Director.

Holding NLNA accountable in ensuring the future success of our industry, Kate plays a pivotal role in driving strategy and innovation that will improve income, reduce costs, and increase foot traffic for our members.