Fairfax Media Limited is a Public Company that is ranked number 275 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Publishing (except Internet and Music Publishing) in Australia industry.

In 2018 the company generated total revenue of $1,695,663,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2018 Fairfax Media Limited had 5141 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of Fairfax Media Limited is Mr Gregory Hywood whose official title is Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director. The Chairman of Fairfax Media Limited is Mr Nick Falloon whose official title is Non-Executive Chairman. 

Fairfax Media Limited operations are organised into the following seven business units:

  • Australian Metro Media - Metropolitan newspapers and digital media including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review, Brisbane Times.com.au and WAToday.com.au. 
  • Australian Community Media - Rural and regional newspapers and digital media including The Canberra Times, Newcastle Herald, The Examiner, The Border Mail, The Courier and Illawarra Mercury. 
  • Domain Group - Real estate media and services through domain.com.au and newspapers.
  • Stan - Fairfax holds a 50% interest in subscription video-on-demand platform Stan. 
  • Corporate - Provides finance, IT, legal, HR and strategy services. 
  • Stuff - A New Zealand multi-media business with a wide range of brands across multiple platforms such as newspaper, magazines, events, websites, and mobile.
  • Macquarie Media Limited - Fairfax holds a 54.5% interest in ASX-listed Macquarie Radio Network which has radio licenses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth.

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