- A reported version of a case should be cited in preference to an unreported version.
- Where a case appears in an authorised reports series, this series should be cited in preference to any other reported version.
Reported case citations in AGLC4 style
Square and round brackets in reported case citations
[ ] numbering is by year of publication thus the date is essential in locating the case
e.g.  Qd R 253
( ) numbering is by the volume of the publication, the date is not essential to locate the case
e.g. (1998) 194 CLR 355
Unreported judgment citations in AGLC4 style
From 1998 the medium neutral citation for an unreported judgment includes the court abbreviation where the case was heard.