Endemol Australia

Endemol Australia, formerly known as Southern Star Group, Southern Star Productions, Southern Star/Hanna-Barbera Australia and Taft-Hardie Group Pty Ltd, was Australia's largest independent television production and distribution group. On 26 July 2017, the company was merged with Shine Australia to form Endemol Shine Australia.

Endemol Australia
FormerlyHanna-Barbera Australia (1972–1983)
Taft-Hardie Group Pty. Ltd. (1983–1988)
Southern Star Group Pty, Ltd. (1988–2013)
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryAnimation
Television production
Founded1972 (1972)
FounderNeil Balnaves
Defunct2015
FateMerged with Shine Australia
SuccessorEndemol Shine Australia
HeadquartersSydney, New South Wales
Key people
Mark and Carl Fennessy (2016)
ParentTaft Broadcasting (1972–1988)
Hamlyn Group (50%) (1974–1978)
James Hardie Industries (50%) (1978–1988)
Independent (1988–2004)
Southern Cross Broadcasting (2004–2007)
Fairfax Media (2007–2009)
Endemol (2009–2015)

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