• Cite documents published on the internet according to the specific guidelines for the type of document. More specific information is available for E-books and E-journals.
• Government reports and company annual reports are examples of documents that may be published on the internet.
Please note: If no author or editor is given and the document is not a part, article or chapter, then citation is by title, and format will precede the year of publication.
Standard format for citation
Author, A. A. (Year). Title: Subtitle (edition). Publisher. URL
Murray, G. (2005). A duty of care to children and young people in Western Australia: Report on the quality assurance and review of unsubstantiated allegations of abuse in care: 1 April 2004 to 12 September 2005. Western Australia, Department of Child Protection. http://www.community.wa.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/851183A4-A822-4592-AB66-C410E453AEEC/0/DCDRPTGwennMurrayreportwithcover2006.pdf
Electronic document: no author
How to cite references (1996). Murdoch University Library. http://wwwlib.murdoch.edu.au/find/citation/
Government publication: Australian Bureau of Statistics document
Australian Bureau of Statistics. (1997). Mental health and wellbeing: Profile of adults, Western Australia (cat. no. 4326.5). https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/productsbyCatalogue/EEDDD8B4CF58D08ACA2568A9001393DA?OpenDocumen
Government publication: Government agency or department
Department of Education. (2022). Belonging, being & becoming: The early years learning framework for Australia V2.0. Australian Government. https://www.acecqa.gov.au/sites/default/files/2023-01/EYLF-2022-V2.0.pdf
Department of Health and Aged Care. (2000). National youth suicide prevention strategy. Australian Government. http://www.health.gov.au/hsdd/mentalhe/sp/nysps/about.htm
Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority. (2008). The national quality standard. https://www.acecqa.gov.au/nqf/national-quality-standard
School Curriculum & Standards Authority. (2017). Curriculum and assessment outline: Humanities and Social Science. Government of Western Australia. http://k10outline.scsa.wa.edu.au/home/p-10-curriculum/curriculum-browser/humanities-and-social-sciences
List of government publishers:
Australian Capital Territory Government
Government of South Australia
Government of Western Australia
New South Wales Government
Northern Territory Government
State of Victoria
Flower, R. (2015, June 1). How a simple formula for resolving problems and conflict can change your reality. Pick The Brain. http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/how-a-simple-formula-for-resolving-problems-and-conflict-can-change-your-reality/
Google Analytics. (2017). Analytics 3.1: Water Corporation domain only (excluding internal traffic and bots%2Fspiders) overview 20160701-20170630. http://Analytics 3.1 Water Corporation Domain Only (Excluding Internal Traffic and Bots%2FSpiders) Overview 20160701-20170630.pdf
Goldberg, I. (2000). Dr. Ivan's depression central. http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.html
To mention a website in general, and not any particular information on that site, provide the name of the website in the text and include the URL in parentheses.