Guide: How to cite a Government publication in Chicago style

Guide: How to cite a Government publication in Chicago style

Cite A Government publication in Chicago style

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Use the following template to cite a government publication using the Chicago citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Chicago style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. Title. City: Publisher.


Queensland Government,. 2010. Consumer, Carer And Family Participation Framework.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname Year Published)


Social justice relates to the equal and fair distribution of social values such as freedom and the opportunity to take part in society; the process which seeks to ensure the maintenance of a fair, equitable, egalitarian and generally harmonious society. (Queensland Government 2010)

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