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APA 7th referencing style

This is a guide to using the APA 7th referencing style from the American Psychological Association. It is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

About referencing legal sources

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association refers to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation for referencing legal publications. However, this does not cover Australian materials. 

For Australian resources, the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (3rd ed.) has been used. The examples in this guide are based on this format.

Cases - reported, organised by volume

 

Elements of the reference

Case name - italicised (Year). Volume Law Report Abbreviation Starting Page Number. Web address

In-text reference

(Montevento Holdings Pty Ltd v Scaffidi, 2012)

As found in Montevento Holdings Pty Ltd v Scaffidi (2012)...

Reference list

Montevento Holdings Pty Ltd v Scaffidi (2012). 246 CLR 325. https://www-westlaw-com-au.ezproxy.library.uq.edu.au/

EndNote reference type

Webpage

Add Volume, Law Report Abbreviation, Starting Page Number to Publisher field

Cases - reported, organised by year

Elements of the reference

Case name - italicised [Year] Volume Law Report Abbreviation Starting Page Number. Web address

In-text reference

(Nothdurft & Anor v QGC Pty Limited & Ors, 2017)

As found in Nothdurft & Anor v QGC Pty Limited & Ors (2017)....

Reference list

Nothdurft & Anor v QGC Pty Limited & Ors [2017] QLC 41. http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/qld/QLC/2017/41.pdf

EndNote reference type

Web page

Add Volume, Law Report Abbreviation, Starting Page Number to Publisher field

When document finalised, convert to plain text and change Year brackets to square [ ]