Author. Year of publication. Title of Work. Report number. Location: Publisher. DOI or URL
Note: If the country of the government department is clear from the context then it may be omitted from the author.
e.g. Australia. Department of Finance and Administrations would become simply Department of Finance and Administration.
Australian Bureau of Statistics. 2007. Australian Social Trends. Cat. No. 4102.0. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Department of Finance and Administration. 2006. Delivering Australian Government Services: Managing Multiple Channels. Canberra: Department of Finance and Administration.
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 2008. Families in Australia 2008. Canberra: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. http://www.dpmc.gov.au/publications/families/index.cfm#disclaimer
Note: If the author, editor, translator, of the like is unknown, the reference should start with the title. Works attributed to "Anonymous" should use this as the author.
Title of Work. Year of publication. Edition. Location: Publisher. URL
Anonymous. Year of publication. Title of Work. Edition. Location: Publisher. URL
Anonymous. 1796. On the Prosodies of teh Greek and Latin Languages. London.
Macroeconomics, Prices and Quantities: Essays in Memory of Arthur M. Okun. 1983. Oxford: Blackwell.
If the location is unknown, the abbreviation n.p. takes the place of the location.
If the publisher is unknown, just enter the location and date.
If the year is unknown, the abbreviation n.d. or an estimated year in brackets bakes the place of the year.
Browne, J. D. n.d. Forensic Science as a Career. London: Tower.
Smythe, V. [2007?]. Ant Colonies: How They Communicate. Canberra: Emu.
It is always better to read the original source of a quote, however, you may not always have access to the original source. When citing a source you haven't read yourself, but which is referred to in a source you have read, include the original author and date in the text and cite the secondary source.
Schwartz 1987 (quoted in Burton, Westen and Kowalski 2009, p.576) stated that "..."
Burton, Lorelle, Drew Westen and Robin Kowalski. 2009. Psychology. 2nd ed. Milton, Australia: Wiley.