Distribution Policy

The Astro Group intends to make half yearly distributions.

The Astro Group’s fiscal year is from 1 July to 30 June and it generally pays distributions twice a year, (a) an interim distribution for the period July to December, which is generally paid in February; and (b) a final distribution for the period from January to June, which is generally paid in August.

Distribution Reinvestment Plan

The Astro Group has adopted a Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP).  The booklet containing the Rules of the DRP can be accessed by clicking here.

The DRP enables securityholders who have a registered address in Australia or New Zealand (and, at the discretion of the DRP Administrators, any other jurisdiction where the laws of that jurisdiction permit participation) to reinvest their distributions and dividends in new fully paid stapled securities in the Astro Group.

In accordance with the DRP Rules, the DRP Administrators will determine whether to activate or suspend the DRP in relation to each distribution and the discount (if any) to the allocation price at which stapled securities are allocated under the DRP. This information will be announced to the ASX.

To participate in the DRP, you will need to complete an Application Form and return it to our security registry, Link Market Services.  An Application Form can be accessed by clicking here or by contacting Link Market Services on +61 1800 881 098 (toll-free within Australia) or via email at registrars@linkmarketservices.com.au.  Alternatively, an application may be lodged online at the Link Market Services website www.investorcentre.linkmarketservices.com.au in accordance with the instructions provided on the website.  

You may alter or cancel your participation in the DRP by providing a Variation Form or a Cancellation Form to Link Market Services.  A Variation Form can be accessed by clicking here and a Cancellation Form can be accessed by clicking here. The address details of Link Market Services for the return of completed DRP forms is set out below: 

The Registrar
Link Market Services Limited
Locked Bag A14
Sydney South, NSW 1235 

Email:   registrars@linkmarketservices.com.au

Fax:      02 9287 0303

Distribution History 


Financial Year

Half Year Distribution (cps)Final Distribution (cps)Total Distribution (cps)
2016/1721.021.042.0
2015/1618.018.036.0
2014/1512.516.028.5
2013/1410.010.020.0
2012/137.5010.017.5
2011/1210.05.015.0
2010/112.25*20.042.5*
2009/103.503.507.00
2008/094.005.009.00
2007/086.336.7213.05
2006/075.756.1511.9
2005/064.385.389.76
2004/05N/A2.252.25

*The half year distribution for the year ended 30 June 2011 of 2.25 cents per security was based on the number of securities on issue as at 31 December 2010. Based on the number of securities on issue following the 10 to 1 consolidation of stapled securities completed on 19 January 2011, the half year distribution would represent 22.5 cents per security.

Resident Tax Information

Details of the tax components for distributions by the Astro Japan Property Trust can be accessed by clicking here.  It is recommended that securityholders complete their income tax returns based on the tax component information set out in their individual Astro Group Annual Tax Statement.  Please contact our security registry, Link Market Services, if you require a replacement copy of your Annual Tax Statement.  

Non-Resident Tax Information

Details of the distribution components subject to non-resident tax for distributions by the Astro Japan Property Trust are set out below.  This information is for use only by non-resident securityholders and custodians of non-resident securityholders.

  • Distribution components subject o non-resident tax –                        FY 2017 distribution
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident tax –                      HY 2017 distribution
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident tax –                      FY 2016 distribution
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident tax –                      FY 2015 distribution
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident withholding tax –  FY 2014 distribution 
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident withholding tax –  FY 2013 distribution 
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident withholding tax –  FY 2012 distribution
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident withholding tax –  FY 2011 distribution
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident withholding tax –  FY 2010 distribution
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident withholding tax –  FY 2009 distribution
  • Distribution components subject to non-resident withholding tax –  FY 2008 distribution

A document that provides a broad summary of the Australian non-resident withholding tax considerations that arise for Astro Japan Property Group security holders with respect to distributions by the Astro Japan Property Trust can be accessed by clicking here.