We follow the Australian Government's Style Manual: Referencing and
Most content on vic.gov.au uses the author–date system. We use this style because it does not contain special characters that can be inaccessible to:
- people who have low vision
- people who use screen readers to access content
- users of mobile phones.
The Style Manual provides information on other referencing systems that may better suit your audience.
For our latest guidance on creating web content for the Victorian Government check the make content accessible - digital guide.
Reviewed 30 March 2023