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Who is Fairfax Media?

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Fairfax Media is Australia's oldest and most respected integrated media company. Publications include The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review, Brisbane Times, WA Today, BRW and The Sun-Herald. The websites that form the Fairfax Media family include the following:

The Sydney Morning Herald The Age
Brisbane Times WA Today
Local News Business News
National Times Travel
Property Motoring
Jobs Executive Jobs
Dating Parenting
Investing Finance
Money Manager Weather
Rugby League AFL
Rugby Lifestyle
Shopping Holiday Accommodation

In addition you can access the following sites from Fairfax Business Media:

The Australian Financial Review BRW
AFR Smart Investor AFR Market Wrap
Asset CFO

Why become a Fairfax Media member?

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As a Fairfax Media member you can choose to receive up-to-the-minute information and news via email newsletters, create customised alerts, and participate in member-only promotions and competitions. You get information and offers that are not available to non-members and best of all, membership is free.

Do I need to log in every time I want to use one of the Fairfax Media websites?

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No, however when you are logged in you will have a better experience and be able to use our tools such as property shortlists, saving jobs you're interested in, and creating customised alerts. When you want to change your personal information, alerts or email newsletter subscriptions you will need to log in.

Why are you asking me for personal information?

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Knowing more about you helps us understand who you are and what you are interested in so we can provide more relevant information, services and offers that will appeal to you.

What do you do with the information you collect?

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Your privacy is very important to us. Fairfax Media complies with government legislation on email communications (Spam Act 2003), and we will handle your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. We will not sell or share your personal information (including your email address) with third parties.

By becoming a registered user and Fairfax Media member, you may choose to receive email newsletters or customised alerts. In addition to receiving email newsletters or alerts, you will also receive emails from Fairfax Media regarding products and services that we believe may be of interest to you based on your preferences. You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time.

If you choose to receive special offers from other non-Fairfax companies, this means we will contact you via email on behalf of other businesses regarding goods, services or promotions that may be of interest to you. We will not provide your information to these businesses. You may also unsubscribe from these communications at any time.

What do I do if I forget my password?

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If you forget your password simply go to the Forgotten Password page and enter the email address you registered with. We will then email you a link to reset your password.

How do I change my password?

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If you would like to change your password first log in with your existing details then go to the My Personal Details page. Once there do the following:

  1. Click on the "Change Password" link
  2. You will then be asked to enter your existing password and to enter a new password
  3. Click the "Change Password" button

Why doesn't my login work for some Fairfax Media sites?

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There are some sites which are part of Fairfax Media but which will not recognise your Fairfax Media login. We are in the process of updating our systems so that you can use the same login for all our sites. If you are a member of these sites we will let you know when this change is made.

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What is a Fairfax Media Newsletter?

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A newsletter is a compilation of articles, photos and offers on a particular topic, such as News or Sports. Depending on the newsletter, they are sent daily (like news updates) or monthly (like the motoring newsletter).

What types of newsletters are available?

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For your convenience, we have grouped newsletters into the following categories:

News Sport
Business Entertainment
Motoring Lifestyle
Finance Travel
Jobs Shopping
Technology Property

How do I subscribe / unsubscribe from a Fairfax Media Newsletter?

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To subscribe to a newsletter you need to be a Fairfax Media member. If you are not yet a member, click here to sign up. If you are already a member simply log in to the Member Centre, click on the "My Newsletters" tab and put a tick next to the newsletters you would like to receive. Then click the "Save changes" button at the bottom of the page.

To unsubscribe from a newsletter, simply click on the "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the newsletter page. Alternatively, log in to the Member Centre, click on the "My Newsletters" tab and remove the tick from the newsletter that you wish to unsubscribe from. Then hit the "Save Changes" button at the bottom of the page.

What do I do if I have unsubscribed but still continue to receive newsletters?

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When you unsubscribe from a newsletter or any marketing emails your request is normally processed within 24-48 hours. However if you have any problems with unsubscribing or if you continue to receive emails after unsubscribing please contact us.

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Customised Alerts

What is a customised alert?

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You can select to receive regular updates about property, jobs or motoring. For instance, if you're in the market for a new house, you can choose to receive regular updates on a particular type of house in a particular suburb. You decide on the target price range, number of bedrooms and so on and indicate how often you would like to receive your alert. Any properties that match your criteria will then be emailed to you. It's that simple.

How do I subscribe for a customised alert?

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You can sign up for your alert by visiting Domain, MyCareer or Drive. If you're not already a member you'll first be asked to register and then you can fill in your criteria for the alert.

How do I unsubscribe from an email alert?

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To unsubscribe, click on the "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the Alert email. Alternatively, visit the website that sends the alert (Domain, MyCareer, Drive). Then log in using your account login and Password and cancel the alert.


I'm having trouble registering. What do I do?

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If you are having trouble registering, check that the following are in place:

  • You have completed all the required information.
  • Your browser settings accept cookies.

If you're still having trouble please contact us.

Why can't I see the security code?

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If you cannot see the security code, the reason is usually because the image is blocked by ad blocking or firewall software that mistakenly thinks the image is an advertisement. To correct this, either allow ads to be shown on the registration page, or disable your ad blocking software while you register.