Publication information

All Government publications must include the following bibliographic information:

  • Author –the name of the department, NOT the name/s of individual
  • Source – the unit/branch/division producing the publication
  • Contact details such as postal address, phone, email and website address
  • Date of publications – month and year
  • Acknowledgement of copyright: Copyright State of Tasmania (year of first publication).

Where applicable:

  • Volume Issue number if the publication is part of a series
  • International Standard Book Number (ISBN) or International Standard Series
    Number (ISSN). For more information on ISBNs and ISSNs visit

This information is generally placed in the inside front cover of a publication but can be relocated depending on the layout of the document.

The Publications: Guidelines provide more information on these and other publication requirements – see

Example of publication information