The Australian Guide to Legal Citation ('AGLC') was first published by the Melbourne University Law Review in 1998. A second edition followed in 2002; a third — the first major expansion — in 2010. Over the nearly 20 years since its inception, the AGLC has established itself as the definitive Australian legal citation guide, used by students, academics and practitioners across the country.
In 2017, the final pieces of the fourth edition of the AGLC started to come together. The substantive revision is now complete, and, over the next couple of months, AGLC4 will be formatted and proofread. It will be published in 2018. Keen-eyed alumni may, however, already be familiar with some of the changes that will appear in new edition: volume 41 of the Melbourne University Law Review has been edited in accordance with its rules.
The goal of AGLC4 was simplification and standardisation. With the support of Members, faculty and staff, we believe that the goal has been realised. We look forward to sharing the fourth edition with you in the near future.