No author

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

In-text citations


If no author has been identified, provide the first few words of the title in capital letters with double quotation marks " " followed by the year.

An increase in education spending . . . ("Budget to Link," 2016).

Direct quote

If no page numbers are provided, such as from an online source, then include the paragraph number (you will need to count these yourself). A paragraph number will be abbreviated para. (eg para. 3).

"An additional $118 million to support disabled children in schools over two years will be a modest boost in an important area of student assistance where many schools are struggling" ("Budget to Link," 2016, p. 13).

Reference list


Article title. (Year/Date). Newspaper/Magazine Name, p. #. DOI or URL

Budget to link school spending to outcomes. (2016, May 02). The Australian, p. 23. Available from

  • Place the title of the article in the author position
  • Do NOT italicise the title of the article, only the title of the newspaper.
  • Include the day, month and year