Referencing a Government Publication using APA style (6th ed.).


This video will show you how to reference a
government publication using the APA style When referencing a government publication you
will need to include the following information: the name of the Government Department, the title of the document, the date of the document, and the URL. In the body of your work, if you refer to ideas
from the government publication you will need to
provide an in-text reference. In-text referencing is done by either quoting or
paraphrasing the original information. “Sitting in strollers, highchairs and car seats
(being restrained) for long periods isn’t good for
children’s health” You need to include the Government Department
and the year in brackets at the end of your
paraphrase or quote. Australian Government Department of Health
and Aging, 2010. If it is a quote, you need to put it in quotation
marks and include the page number if available. If it is a quote, you need to put it in quotation
marks and include the page number if available. In your reference list it should look like this the name of the Government Department
“Australian Government Department of Health
and Ageing the date of the document, 2010 the title of the document “move and play every
day, national physical activity recommendations
for children 0-5 years and the URL We do not include retrieval dates unless the
source material may change over time. For more information, please contact The
Library.

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