At balance date, trade debtors representing financial assets with a nominal value of $0.794 million (2014: $0.556 million) were impaired. The amount of the new provision raised against these debtors was $0.279 million (2014: $0.003 million). They individually have been impaired as a result of their doubtful collection. Many of the long outstanding past due amounts have been lodged with Council's debt collectors or are on payment arrangements.
The ageing of trade receivables that have been individually determined as impaired at reporting date was: