Guide: How to cite a Government publication in Harvard - University of Birmingham style

Guide: How to cite a Government publication in Harvard - University of Birmingham style

Cite A Government publication in Harvard - University of Birmingham style

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Use the following template to cite a government publication using the Harvard - University of Birmingham citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Harvard - University of Birmingham style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published) Title. City: Publisher

Example:

Attorney-General for Australia Minister for the Arts, (2014) Media Releases: Racial Discrimination Act. Australia

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

A new section will be inserted into the Act which will preserve the existing protection against intimidation and create a new protection from racial vilification.  This will be the first time that racial vilification is proscribed in Commonwealth legislation sending a clear message that it is unacceptable in the Australian community. (Attorney-General for Australia Minister for the Arts, 2014)

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