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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)

Internet materials

You should cite material as internet materials only where:

  • the item is not available in published form
  • no other AGLC4 rule applies.

The full AGLC4 rule for internet materials can be found at 7.15 on p 130.


Author, 'Document Title', Web Page Title (Document Type,  Full date) Pinpoint <URL>
Board of Examiners, 'Admission Requirements', Council of Legal Education  (Web Page, 08 November 2016) [..] <>.
  • Author
  • Document title — single quotation marks
  • Web page title — treat like title of book, italicise do not add if the website name is the same as the author name
  • Document type —  for example 'Blog Post, 'Forum Post'. If type is unclear use 'Web Page'
  • Full date — date of last update, or, if that is not available, the full creation date
  • Pinpoint — web pages do not usually have pinpoints, if they appear include in citation in square brackets
  • URL — enclosed by point brackets. Note: if the full URL is too long it is acceptable to direct readers to the general URL of the website.


  • Ahmed Aly Khedr, 'Overview of United Arab Emirates Legal System', GlobaLex (Web Page, January 2018) <>.