This precedent has been authored by Jim Hambrook, Associate Professor, University of Adelaide and updated by Jane Garber-Rosenzweig, Principal, Gable Lawyers. Previous versions of this were authored by Jenny Wily, Solicitor, Wily Legal and Consulting Pty Ltd. Introductory note This precedent is a checklist for payment of dividend. The following checklist of those matters that should be attended to by secretaries of companies (and in particular listed companies) is not exhaustive but is intended as a guide only. The order may differ from company to company.