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AGLC - Referencing Guide

Second Reading Speeches

Rule 7.5.1 Parliamentary Debates

  Second Reading Speeches are sections of parliamentary debates 

  Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard

  Include the position of the speaker within a ministry or shadow ministry if relevant

 Jurisdiction , Parliamentary Debates,  Chamber ,  Full Date of Debate ,  Pinpoint  ( Name of Speaker ).


Standard format for footnote

   Jurisdiction Parliamentary Debates,  Chamber ,  Full Date of Debate ,  Pinpoint  ( Name of Speaker ) < URL >.


Standard format for bibliography

   Jurisdiction Parliamentary Debates,  Chamber ,  Full Date of Debate 

Footnote Examples

1 Commonwealth, Parliamentary Debates, Senate, 7 February 2017, 39 (George Brandis, Attorney-General).

2 Victoria, Parliamentary Debates, Legislative Council, 14 December 2017, 6854 <>. 

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