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Australian Guide to Legal Citation 4th edition

This is a short guide to the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (4th ed)


A bibliography is a list of the research materials you have relied on, appended to the back of your document.


According to the AGLC4 rule 1.13 p 35 materials listed in your bibliography should be ​separated using the sub-headings below.

A Articles/Books/Reports

B Cases

C Legislation

D Treaties

E Other

Other tips

  • The first-listed author's name for each entry should be inverted e.g. Brown, John
  • Entries should appear in order of the first author's surname, or the title of the document
  • Entries do not end with a full-stop