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MHS Library | How to cite and reference your sources (Monash University)

Government Sources

Government document with no obvious personal author.

Rules for Notes

Note Number. Name of Group/Organisation, Title of Work (Place of Publication: Publisher's Name, Date of Publication), page number(s).

 

Example of Note entry

1. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Young Homeless People in Australia 2001-02 (Canberra, 2003), 20.

 

Subsequent Note entry

4. AIHW, Young Homeless People, 33.

A cross reference for the abbreviated name may be required in the bibliography (see below)

 

Rule for Bibliography      

Name of Group/Organization. Title of Work. Place of Publication: Publisher's Name, Date of Publication.

 

Example of bibliography entry

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Young Homeless People in Australia 2001-02. Canberra, 2003.

Cross reference:

AIHW. See Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Government document with personal author/s acknowledged on the title page

Rule for Notes

Note number. Author's first name and last name, subsequent authors' first and last names. Title of Work, type of publication prepared for Government Agency's name, (place of publication: publisher's name, publication date) page number(s).

Example of Note entry

6. Denis Goodrum, Mark Hackling and Leonie Rennie, The Status and Quality of Teaching and Learning of Science in Australian Schools, research report prepared for the Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, (Canberra, c2001) 5.

Subsequent Note entry

9. Goodrum, Hackling and Rennie,  Status and Quality of Teaching, 10.

Rule for Bibliography

Author's last name, first name, subsequent austhors' first and last names. Title of Work, type of publication prepared for Government Agency's name. Place of publication: publisher's name, publication date.

Example of Bibliography entry

Goodrum, Denis, Mark Hackling and Leonie Rennie. The Status and Quality of Teaching and Learning of Science in Australian Schools. Research report prepared for the Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs. Canberra, c2001.

Online Government document

 

Rule for Notes

Note Number. Name of Group/Organisation, Title of Work (Place of Publication: Publisher's Name, Date of Publication), page number(s). URL or DOI

Example of Note entry

1. Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources, Working with Indigenous Communities: Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry (Australian Government, 2008), 56. http://www.ret.gov.au/resources/Documents/LPSDP/LPSDP-IndigenousCommunitiesHandbook.pdf

Subsequent Note entry

6. Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources. Working with Indigenous Communities, 68.

Rule for Bibliography

Name of Group/Organization. Title of Work. Place of Publication: Publisher's Name. Date of Publication. URL or DOI

Example of Bibliography entry

Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources. Working with Indigenous Communities: Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry. Australian Government. October 2007. http://www.ret.gov.au/resources/Documents/LPSDP/LPSDP-IndigenousCommunitiesHandbook.pdf

 

 Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rule for Notes

Note Number. Name of Group/Organisation, Title of Work, Catalogue number, Place of Publication, Date of Publication, page number(s), URL or DOI

Example of Note entry

1. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Social Trends, December 2012, Cat. no. 4102.0, Canberra, 2012, 5, http://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/

Subsequent Note entry

3. ABS, Social Trends, 13.

A cross reference for the abbreviated name may be required in the bibliography (see below)

Rule for Bibliography

Name of organisation. Title of Work. Catalogue Number. Place of publication. Date of publication. URL or DOI

Example of Bibliography entry

Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Social Trends, December 2012. Cat. no. 4102.0. Canberra, 2012. http://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/

Cross reference:

ABS see Australian Bureau of Statistics.