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Referencing (TAFE)


Australian and International Standards

In-text citation

(Author, Year of publication)

(Standards Australia, 2003)

(Standards Australia, 2015)

(International Organization for Standardization, 2016)

If publisher and author are the same, omit publisher from reference element.

Reference list

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Standard name (Standard No. x) [Standard]. htttps//:xxxxx

Standards Australia. (2003). Slide fasteners (AS Standard No. 2332-2003) [Standard].

Standards Australia. (2015). Methods of sampling and testing mortar for masonry constructions (AS Standard No. 2701-2001) [Standard]. 

International Organization for Standardization. (2016). Occupational health and safety management systems—Requirements with guidance for use (ISO/DIS Standard No. 45001) [Standard]. 

Specific standards may be within a wider set of standards, particularly for non-government organisations. Refer to the standard you are specifically using in the text of your assignment. Remember also to write the full name of a organisation  and introduce the acronym afterwards in square brackets for your first in-text reference.

For example:

Standard 3.3 is developed to ensure … (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia [NMBA], 2016).


In-text citation

(Author, Year of publication)

(Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, 2016)

Reference list

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Standard name (standard number if one is given) [Standard]. htttps//:xxxxx

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. (2016). Registered nurse standards for practice [Standard].

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