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Australian Bureau of Statistics publication

Description: A publication produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics


  • If you cite the authoring body frequently in-text, introduce the organisation name in full followed by its abbreviation in brackets - e.g.
    • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2010 - and use this abbreviation for subsequent citations, e.g. (ABS 2010).

In-text citation

Format and layout:

ABS (year, page number if applicable)
(ABS year, page number if applicable)


According to the ABS (2010), the national...

...concerning figures (ABS 2010).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) year, Title of report, cat. no. 1370.0, ABS, Canberra.


Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2010, Measures of Australia's progress 2010, cat. no. 1370.0, ABS, Canberra.

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