How our dividends work
At the 2019 Annual General Meeting, shareholders approved a Final Dividend of 3.1p per ordinary share in the Company in respect of the year ended 30 September 2018 and the dividend was paid on 15 February 2019.
|Details of the dividend timetable in respect of the year ended 30 September 2018 are set out in the table below.|
|Processing suspended for conversion of ordinary shares to CDIs||17.00 (GMT) 16 January 2019 to 08.00 (GMT) 21 January 2019|
|Processing suspended for conversion of CDIs to ordinary shares||17.00 (AEDT) 16 January 2019 to 08.00 (AEDT) 21 January 2019|
|Ex-dividend date||17 January 2019|
|Record Date for dividend (shareholders)||Close of business (GMT) on 18 January 2019|
|Record Date for dividend (CDI holders)||Close of business (AEDT) on 18 January 2019|
|Final Dividend payment date||15 February 2019|
The Final Dividend was paid to Australian resident CDI holders in Australian dollars and to New Zealand resident CDI holders in New Zealand dollars. All shareholders and other CDI holders were paid their Final Dividend in pound sterling.
Currency conversions were determined by reference to the Australian dollar and New Zealand dollar exchange rates applicable to pound sterling at 11.00 (GMT) on 21 January 2019, being one business day after the Record Date. All payments were made in accordance with payment instructions held by Computershare, who administer the Company’s share and CDI registers.