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Dividend information


ASX dividend payments paid by direct credit

Dividend payments will be made by direct credit to ASX shareholders with registered addresses in Australia or New Zealand. Cheques will only be issued to shareholders with a registered address outside of Australia and New Zealand.

This ensures shareholders receive their dividends in a fast, efficient and secure way.

What shareholders need to do to update their dividend payment instructions

Shareholders who have not provided details of their nominated bank account need to do so to make sure their dividends are paid promptly.

Viewing and updating your dividend payment details is easy. Shareholders can view their dividend payment instructions and access their customised Direct Credit Payment Form online. To log in you will need your Securityholder Reference Number (SRN) or Holder Identification Number (HIN) as well as your postcode (must be the postcode recorded on your holding record).

The Direct Credit Payment Form can be submitted by either of these two options:

For further information shareholders can contact Link Market Services on 1300 724 911 or email

Exchange Rates for New Zealand

Direct credit payments to Shareholders with registered addresses in New Zealand will involve a currency conversion prior to the dividend payment being made (from Australian Dollars (AUD) to New Zealand Dollars (NZD)). The exchange rate will be set after the dividend record date.

Upcoming Dividend Dates

Upcoming ASX dividend dates are detailed below:

Full-year final dividend
Ex-dividend date 08 September 2016*
Record date for dividend entitlements 09 September 2016 *
Payment date 28 September 2016*
Half-year interim dividend
Ex-dividend date        09 March 2017*
Record date for dividend entitlements 10 March 2017*
Payment date 29 March 2017*
*Subject to Board Approval  



Dividend Payment History

Ex date Record date Payable Amount Type DRP Discount
08/09/16 09/09/16 28/09/16 99.0 Final NA
02/03/16 04/03/16 23/03/16 99.1 Interim NA
02/09/15 04/09/15 23/09/15 95.1 Final NA
04/03/15 06/03/15 18/03/15 92.3 Interim NA
03/09/14 05/09/14 24/09/14 89.9 Final NA
03/03/14 07/03/14 26/03/14 88.2 Interim NA
02/09/13 06/09/13 25/09/13 82.3c Final NA
04/03/13 08/03/13 27/03/13 87.9c Interim NA
27/08/12 31/08/12 19/09/12 85.1c Final NA
27/02/12 02/03/12 21/03/12 92.8c Interim NA
29/08/11 02/09/11 22/09/11 93.0c Final NA
28/02/11 04/03/11 24/03/11 90.2c Interim NA
30/08/10 03/09/10 27/09/10 84.0c Final 1.5%
01/03/10 05/03/10 29/03/10 89.1c Interim 1.5%
27/08/09 02/09/09 24/09/09 74.5c Final 2.5% 
24/02/09 02/03/09 27/03/09 90.4c Interim NA
20/08/08 26/08/08 17/09/08 93.9c Final NA
21/02/08 27/02/08 20/03/08 98.5c Interim NA
22/08/07 28/08/07 18/09/07 91.5c Final NA
21/02/07 27/07/07 16/03/07 72.3 Interim NA
12/07/06 18/07/06 09/08/06 63.9c Final NA

ASX's Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP) not active

ASX's DRP is not active at this time. Shareholders participating in the DRP will receive dividends in cash if the board has not determined the DRP should apply.

Overview of DRP

The DRP enables eligible shareholders to re-invest DRP-applicable dividends in additional ASX shares. The ASX Board will determine whether the DRP applies to each dividend at the time it determines that dividend. ASX will announce whether the DRP applies to a dividend when that dividend is announced.

ASX's DRP booklet contains information in relation to the DRP. A copy of the Plan Rules of the DRP is included in the booklet. This should be read carefully before deciding whether to participate in the DRP.

Any information provided by ASX Group in the booklet is of a general nature only and does not take into account personal circumstances. Shareholders should consult their own financial or legal adviser if they are unsure about the best option for them. Taxation advice should also be sought.

Dividend Reinvestment Plan Instruction Form

Shareholders should use a Dividend Reinvestment Plan Instruction Form to apply, vary or cancel their participation in the DRP. If a holding has a market value of less than $50,000 the DRP Instruction Form can be completed electronically on the share registry's website at A personalised DRP Instruction Form can also be obtained by contacting the share registry.

Completed DRP Instruction Forms should be sent to the share registry at the address shown on the DRP Instruction Form.