The reference list comes at the end of your assignment on a new page and provides the full details of the works you have cited in your assignment. This includes the WHO, WHEN, WHAT and WHERE of your sources.
Generally, this means:
It is important that you use the same format consistently in all your references, for example: use of capitals, punctuation and italics as outlined in this guide. This is the same formatting your teacher will be marking against.
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 e.g. Dr. John Watson will be listed as Watson J
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], Canberra.
Khan R (2021) 'Vital sign assessment', in Koutoukidis G and Stainton K (eds) Tabbner's nursing care, 8th edn, Elsevier, accessed 15 June 2020, https://www.clinicalkey.com.au.