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The details required in order are: author - full first name (where possible) and surname (an author may also be editor/s, compiler/s or the institution responsible); title of publication and subtitle if any (as it appears on the title page - titles must be italicised with sentence style capitalisation as below); publisher (brief version of name); edition (if other than the first); publication year (in round brackets) and pinpoint page number (if applicable). A publisher's name should not be included for government documents.

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Example: Andrew Clarke, John Devereux and Julia Werren, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2nd ed, 2011).
 

  FOOTNOTE CITATION EXAMPLE  BIBLIOGRAPHY / REFERENCE LIST EXAMPLE
Single author 1 Stephen Graw, An Introduction to the Law of Contract
(Lawbook, 6th ed, 2008) 91.

When a reference is the same as the preceding footnote,
‘ibid’ should be used:

Ibid 56. (56 indicates the pinpoint reference)

When a reference is the same as the previous but not the

immediately preceding footnote, ‘above n’ should be used:
Graw, above n 1, 120.

(1 and 120 refer to footnote number 1 and pinpoint
reference respectively)
Graw, Stephen, An Introduction to the Law of Contract
(Lawbook, 6th ed, 2008)
Two authors D Khoury and Y Yamouni, Understanding Contract Law (LexisNexis, 7th ed, 2007). Khoury, D and Y Yamouni, Understanding Contract Law (LexisNexis, 7th ed, 2007)
Three authors Sarah Joseph, Jenny Schultz and Melissa Castan, The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Cases, Materials and Commentary (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed, 2004) 57. Joseph, Sarah, Jenny Schultz and Melissa Castan, The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Cases, Materials and Commentary (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed, 2004)
More than 3 authors B Pentony et al, Understanding Business Law (LexisNexis, 4th ed, 2009) 123. Pentony, B et al, Understanding Business Law (LexisNexis, 4th ed, 2009)
No author Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (Cambridge University Press, 2003) 943. Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
Editor(s) Matthew Groves (ed), Law and Government in Australia (Federation Press, 2005). Groves, Matthew (ed), Law and Government in Australia (Federation Press, 2005)
Institution, corporation or other organisational author Leo Cusson Institute, Advising Same Sex Couples (2002).
10 Department of Health and Family Services (Cth), Youth Suicide in Australia (1997).
Leo Cusson Institute, Advising Same Sex Couples (2002)
Department of Health and Family Services (Cth), Youth Suicide in Australia (1997)
Chapter or part of book to which a number of authors contributed 11 Angus Francis and Neil Andrews, 'Insolvency Law in Taiwan: The Interplay Between Official and Unofficial Law' in Roman Tomasic (ed), Insolvency Law in East Asia (Ashgate, 2006) 125, 131.


Francis, Angus and Neil Andrews, 'Insolvency Law in

Taiwan: The Interplay Between Official and Unofficial Law' in Roman Tomasic (ed), Insolvency Law in East Asia (Ashgate, 2006)
 

E-Book 13 Jonathan Bick and Ebrary Inc, 101 Things You Need to Know About Internet Law (2000) <http://0-site.ebrary.com.library.vu.edu.au/lib/victoriauni/Doc?id=2002304>.
​Bick, Jonathan and Ebrary Inc, 101 Things You Need 
to Know About Internet Law (2000) <http://0-site.ebrary.com.library.vu.edu.au/lib/victoriauni/
Doc?id=2002304>