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APA Referencing - Education & Counselling students: Government publication

This guide provides information on how to reference using the APA 6th and 7th edition publication style

Government publication

Government publication (APA6)

Government publication (Print)

In-text reference

According to the Board of Studies (2012) ...

OR

... as it had been identified (Board of Studies, 2012).


Reference list

Use the government department or organisation name as the author if no other author is listed. If the author and publisher is the same organisation then write Author in the Publisher field.

Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of publication. Place of publication: Publisher.

Board of Studies (2012). English K-10 syllabus. Sydney, NSW: Author.

Government publication (APA6)

Government publication (Online)

In-text reference

According to the NSW Government Education and Communities (2013)...

OR

... as it had been identified (NSW Government Education & Communities, 2013).


Reference list

Use the government department or organisation name as the author if no other author is listed.

Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of publication. Retrieved from url of webpage

NSW Government Education & Communities. (2013). Great teaching, inspired learning. Retrieved from http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/media/downloads/news/greatteaching/gtil_blueprint.pdf

Government publication (APA7)

Government publication

In-text reference

According to the Office of the Chief Scientist (2013) ...

OR

... as it had been identified (Office of the Chief Scientist, 2013).


Reference list

Use the government department or organisation name as the author if no other author is listed. If the author and publisher is the same organisation then omit the Publisher.

Surname, Initial. (Year). Title of publication. Publisher. DOI or URL

Office of the Chief Scientist. (2013). Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in the national interest: A strategic approach. Australian Government. http://www.chiefscientist.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/STEMstrategy290713FINALweb.pdf
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