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AGLC Referencing Style

A guide to applying AGLC

Parliamentary Committee Reports

AGLC Rule 6.1.4

Committee name - If the body changes name, use the name of the body at the time of the report. For example, the Australian Law Reform Commission was the Law Reform Commission prior to 1996.


Title - italicise the title and capitalise all words in the title except articles (“the”, “a”, “an”), conjunctions (e.g. “and”, “but”, etc.) and prepositions (e.g. “on”, “with”, etc.).

Year of publication - in round brackets. Do not include the publisher or place of publication.

Pinpoint References - include the page or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as “ch”) as appropriate. Pinpoint references may inlcude both page numbers and paragraph numbers.


Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee, Parliament of Australia, Current investigative processes and powers of the Australian Federal Police in relation to non-criminal matters (2014).

House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs, Parliament of Australia, Eyes in the sky: Inquiry into drones and the regulation of air safety and privacy (2014)

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