At balance date, trade debtors representing financial assets with a nominal value of $0.826 million (2015: $0.794 million) were impaired. The amount of the new provision raised against these debtors was $0.064 million (2015: $0. 279 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: