Reference List Overview
The reference list provides the full details of the works you have cited in your assignment.
In general, the reference list should contain:
Use the same format consistently in all your references, for example: use of capitals, punctuation and italics.
The rules for author - date citations as stated in style manual generally are:
The reference list:
Only include a reference in your list for each source you have used in your in-text citation. Use heading 'more reading or 'more information' for all other sources and should appear after the reference list
Note: Degrees and affiliations are not included in reference list, honorifics can be included as an aid to recognition but are irrelevant to the alphabetical order
Gowers, Sir Ernest
Gowers, General Maurice
Your Reference list must provide full and accurate details, so that the reader can follow up your sources for further information.
Sample reference list
Please note: the sample reference list below uses single line spacing for display purposes.
AITSL (Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership) (2017) Australian Professional Standard for Principals [online document], AITSL, accessed 14 June 2021, http://www.aitsl.edu.au/
Althaus C, Bridgman P and Davis G (2007) A policy cycle: Australian policy handbook, Allen & Unwin, Sydney.
ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) (2021) Childhood education and care, ABS website, accessed 14 June 2021 http://www.abs.gov.au
Ball S, Maguire M, Braun A and Hoskins K (2011) 'Policy subjects and policy actors in schools: some necessary but insufficient analysis', Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 32(4):611-624.
Barnes CR (2005) Library at dawn [photograph in jpeg format] Canberra.
Khan R (2021) 'Vital sign assessment', in Koutoukidis G and Stainton K (eds) Tabbner's nursing care, 8th edn:455-493, Elsevier ClinicalKey version, accessed 15 June 2020, https://www.clinicalkey.com.au/