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AGLC - Referencing Guide


Rule 3.2 Bills

  Do not italicise the Bill's title nor year

  Cite Commonwealth Bills first, then state and territory Bills in alphabetical order by jurisdiction if citing equivalent Bills across multiple Australian jurisdictions


Standard format for footnote

  Bill Title   Year  ( Jurisdiction )  Pinpoint  <URL>.


Standard format for bibliography

   Bill Title   Year  ( Jurisdiction

Footnote Examples

1 Corporations Amendment (Crowd-Sourced Funding) Bill 2015 (Cth).

2 Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 (Cth) cl 83. 

3 Migration Amendment (Immigration Detention Reform) Bill 2009 (Cth) sch 1 item 9.

See the All Examples page for examples of in-text and reference list entries for specific resources such as articles, bills, books, and web pages.