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AGLC Referencing Guide

This guide provides basic information on footnotes and bibliographies using the AGLC (4th edition).

Using the AGLC

The AGLC Referencing Style Guide has two main features:-

  • In-text reference numbers within the text of your assignment and accompanying footnotes.  The numbers must be consecutive and used to acknowledge each source you use.
  • The Bibliography which appears at the end of your assignment is a complete list of everything you have cited.  Please check with your Tutor or Course Coordinator as Bibliographies are not always required.

Sample Text with AGLC Footnotes

From Peter Handford, 'A New Limitation Act for the 21st Century' (2007) 33(2) University of Western Australia Law Review 387.

Sample text of legal referencing

Sample bibliography


A Articles/Books/Reports

Burton, Kelley, Thomas Crofts and Stella Tarrant, Principles of Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia (Lawbook, 2011)

Eastwood, Christine, Sally Kift and Rachel Grace, 'Attrition in Child Sexual Assault Cases: Why Lord Chief Justice Hale Got It Wrong' (2006) 16 Journal of Judicial Administration ​Journal ​81

B Cases

Lane v Morrison [2009] HCA 29 (26 August 2009)

Nydam v The Queen [1977] VR 430

C Legislation

Aerodrome Landing Fees Act 2003 (Vic)

Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth)

D Treaties

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, opened for signature 23 May 1969, 1155 UNTS 331 (entered into force 27 January 1980)

E Other

New South Wales, Parliamentary Debates, Legislative Assembly, 15 December 1909

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