Larry Noye is a retired journalist whose career began as a copy boy at Truth in Melbourne after leaving Williamstown High School in 1944. A cadetship at The Footscray Mail followed, also stints on daily newspapers in Bendigo, Geelong, Launceston and Hobart.
Canberra and a political life called. He was initially on the press gallery staff of Australian United Press in 1958 and, after working elsewhere, was back in the ACT for fourteen years. This included casual work with AAP, the ABC and government departments as well as eight years with the Defences. He has been a regular contributor to magazines and the press generally, including writing on Australian football and naval history.