Fairfax Media Limited is a Public Company that is ranked number 232 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 2016 the company generated total revenue of $1,837,651,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2016 Fairfax Media Limited had 6232 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 is organised into the following seven business units:

  • Australian Metro Media: Metropolitan newspapers and digital media including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review.
  • Australian Community Media: Rural and regional newspapers and digital media.
  • Domain Group: Real estate media and services through domain.com.au and newspapers.
  • Digital Ventures: Fairfax’s online operations include: Stan, Huffington Post Australia, RSVP, TenderLink, WeatherZone, Adzuna Australia, Healthshare, Acendre and Allure Media.
  • Life & Events: A portfolio of lifestyle products and events related to food, travel, health, sport and parenting.
  • New Zealand Media: New Zealand metropolitan, national and community newspapers and digital media including the news and entertainment site stuff.co.nz.
  • Macquarie Media Limited: Fairfax holds a 54.5% interest in ASX-listed Macquarie Radio Network which has radio licences in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.

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