Standards, Australian

Important: Confirm with your lecturer whether you are using APA 6th or APA 7th as they are slightly different.

In-text citations

Paraphrasing

When paraphrasing, include the organisation name (in this instance, Standards Australia) and year of publication in brackets.

Residential timber framed construction techniques are … (Standards Australia, 2010).

Standards Australia (2010) claims that …

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the page number(s).

New residential timber frames "have been simplified for non-cyclonic areas of Australia due to …" (Standards Australia, 2010, p. 6).

Reference list

Provide both the title and Standard number in italics, and shorten the URL to the homepage.

Print standards

TEMPLATE

Author. (Year). Standard title (Standard number).

Standards Australia. (1994).  Information processing - text and office systems - office document architecture (ODA) and interchange format: part 10: formal specifications (AS 3951.10:1994).

  • Provide the title (in italics), followed by the Standard number in round brackets.
  • As the publisher is the same as the author, the publisher field can be omitted to avoid repetition.

Online standards

TEMPLATE

Author. (Year). Standard title (Standard number). URL

Standards Australia. (2010). Residential timber framed construction – simplified - non-cyclonic areas: formal specifications (AS 1684.4:2010). http://www.saiglobal.com

  • Provide the title (in italics), followed by the Standard number in round brackets.
  • Include the homepage URL of the database from which the standard was accessed.