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In Federation University Australia's (2016, p. 3) annual report for 2015 the Vice Chancellor summarises ...

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'Over the past 12 months there have been many highlights including ...' (Federation University Australia 2016, p. 3).

Reference list

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Federation University Australia 2016, Annual report 2015, Federation University Australia, Ballarat, viewed 30 February 2016, https://federation.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/297610/FedUni_AnnualReport_2015.pdf

Phillips, A, Bohning, G, Allan, C & Edwards, G 2006, Agnote: the European rabbit - pastoral pest, leaflet, Northern Territory Government, viewed 30 February 2015, http://www.nt.gov.au/d/Content/File/p/Anim_Man/437.pdf

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