In-text citations

Paraphrasing

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2004) the nation's health is slowly ...

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between single quotation marks ' ' and provide the page number(s).

'Average Australian's are generally not aware that a health diet can ...' (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004, p. 2).

Reference list

TEMPLATE

Author Year, Title, Series number, Publisher, City. OR DOI/URL

PRINT

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004, Australia’s health 2004, AIHW cat. no. AUS 44, AIHW, Canberra.

ONLINE

City of Ballarat 2011, Annual report, viewed 26 August 2012, http://www.ballarat.vic.gov.au/media/499612/annual%20report_complete.pdf

  • Give title of report in italics.
  • Add any series name or number, no italics, after report title.
  • If published by the same institution and an unambiguous abbreviation is used for the institution, use the abbreviation for publisher name. Otherwise, repeat the full institution name.
  • If accessed online, add DOI or URL in place of publisher name and location.
  • If using the abbreviated name of a government body in your text, e.g. AIHW for Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, follow the same reference list guidelines as for a group author (see the in-text citation section).