Fairfax Media Limited is one of Australia's largest diversified media companies. The group's operations include newspapers, magazines, radio and digital media operating in Australia and New Zealand. Fairfax Media was founded by the Fairfax family as John Fairfax and Sons, later to become John Fairfax Holdings. The Fairfax family lost control of the company in December 1990. It was renamed from John Fairfax Holdings to Fairfax Media in 2007.
Five business divisions:
1. Australian Publishing Media
The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Sun-Herald, The Sunday Age, Canberra Times, Brisbane Times, WA Today
The Australian Financial Review, The Australian Financial Review Magazine, AFR Smart Investor, Boss, BRW, Business Day.
Includes Daily Life, Epicure, Essential Baby, Essential Kids, Good Food Guide, Good Weekend, Good Wine Guide, The Vine, Traveller.
Australian Community Media
195 regional publications with 135 websites, including The Advocate, Bendigo Advertiser, The Border Mail, Central Western Daily, The Courier, Daily Advertiser, Daily Liberal, The Examiner, Illawarra Mercury, Maitland Mercury, Newcastle Herald, Northern Daily Leader, Queanbeyan Age, Scone Advocate. Agricultural Publications including The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal, Stock & Land, North Queensland Register, Farm Register, Farm Online, Horse Deals.
15 community newspapers in Sydney including Fairfield City Champion, Hills News, Liverpool City Champion, Penrith City Gazette, St George & Sutherland Shire Leader, St Marys-Mt Druitt Star, Parramatta/Holroyd Sun.
Includes Domain and Metro Media Publishing -16 newspapers and magazines in Melbourne and Geelong including The Weekly Review, The Northern Review, The Wyndham Review.
3. Digital Ventures
Includes Stayz, RSVP, TenderLink, Traveller.
4. Fairfax Radio
Fairfax Radio Network - includes 2UE Sydney, 3AW Melbourne, Magic1278 Melbourne, 4BC Brisbane, Magic882 Brisbane, 6PR Perth, 96FM Perth.
5. Fairfax New Zealand
71 newspapers including The Dominion Post, The Press, Waikato Times, Marlborough Express, Southland Times, Sunday Star Times, Sunday News.
23 magazines including Boating New Zealand, Cuisine, NZ House & Garden, TV Guide.
Latest Campaigns for Fairfax Media
Fairfax celebrates 186-year-old heritage with black and white ads
Fairfax Media has launched a new advertising campaign to reflect its growing digital subscriber number.