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|
In 2015 the Federal Court of Australia awarded Joe Hockey, when Treasurer in the Australian Government, $200,000 against this company for defamation over the headline 'Treasurer for Sale' in 2014.
Source: news article (2015)
This company has corporate responsibility claims on its website in the areas of community, environment, people & culture, editorial integrity and financial viability & sustainability.
Source: company website (2017)
|Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd|
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 14/100 in the Media category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). 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: S&P Global (2021)
In 2021 six subsidiaries of this company paid penalties totalling $159,840 after the ACCC issued them with 12 infringement notices for allegedly charging subscribers and advertisers excessive payment surcharges. Nine will also provide approximately $450,000 in consumer redress to eligible advertising, home delivery and digital subscription customers. The ACCC was concerned that from December 2018, after Nine merged with Fairfax Media, most consumer and advertiser transactions processed by Nine in which a payment surcharge was applied involved an excessive payment surcharge. Nine applied payment surcharges to digital and home delivery subscription services as well as radio, publishing, TV and digital advertising.
Source: ACCC (2021)
Modern slavery disclosure is a critical step in mitigating the risk associated with modern slavery practices in companies' operations and supply chains. The quality of the disclosure signals the level of commitments and efforts that the companies have put in managing these risks. In 2021 the Monash Centre for Financial Studies analysed and ranked the disclosure quality of the modern slavery statements submitted by the 100 largest listed companies on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX100). This company ranked #95 of 100 companies.
Source: Monash University (2021)
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: news article (2011)
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: Democracy For Sale (2018)
This company appears on the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, signifying a commitment to supporting gender equality through policy development, representation, and transparency.
Source: Bloomberg (2021)
|Revenue||1.84 billion AUD (2016)|
|Address||1 Darling Island Rd, Pyrmont, NSW, 2009, Australia|
|Phone||02 9282 2833|