Founded in 1841 as John Fairfax and Sons, and controlled by the Fairfax family until 1990. Publisher of digital, print and radio media across Australia and New Zealand. Including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age (Melbourne), The Australian Financial Review; in rural and regional Australia; national and community papers and digital in New Zealand; Domain Group Real Estate; a 54.5% interest in Macquarie Radio Network in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Also commenced Stan, a subscription video on demand service in 2014 via StreamCo, a joint venture with Nine Entertainment Co. Merged with Nine Entertainment in 2018.
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| Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd
owns 100% of Fairfax Media Ltd
|Fairfax Media Ltd|
|Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd|
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 15/100 in the Media category of the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices. The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2019][More on Sustainability Reporting]
According to the democracyforsale.net website, this company donated $204,300 to Australia's major political parties between 2012 and 2018, as disclosed to the Australian Electoral Commision (AEC).
[Source 2018][More on Politics]
In 2011 Ticketek was fined $2.5 million by the Federal Court for anti-competitive behaviour towards Lasttix, a start-up rival. The Sydney court ruled that Ticketek took advantage of its strong market position on four occasions to prevent Lasttix from supplying its own services to event promoters. Ticketek was a subsidiary of Nine Entertainment at the time.
[Source 2011][More on Governance]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Revenue||$1.84 billion in 2016|
|# Employees||6,232 in 2016|
|Subsidiaries||StreamCo Media Ltd (50% owned)|
|Address||1 Darling Island Rd, Pyrmont, NSW, 2009, Australia|
|Phone||02 9282 2833|