Communicable Diseases Intelligence instructions for authors

Contributions to be published in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence journal are welcomed. This page contains information for authors considering submitting a contribution.

Page last updated: 03 February 2021

CDI Instructions for authors

For all work intended for submission to CDI, please follow the submission guidelines contained within the ‘Communicable Diseases Intelligence Instructions for Authors’ document, which provides detailed guidelines on

  • Acceptable manuscript types
  • Manuscript structure and word limits
  • Authorship, ethics, copyright and privacy declarations
  • Style guidelines
  • Technical specifications and accessibility requirements for figures

Communicable Diseases Intelligence instructions for authors (PDF 3.39 MB) (Word 841 KB)


Submission package

To ensure the efficient handling of submitted manuscripts, authors must submit the following documents and files at one time to [email protected].

Article Submission Coversheet (All submissions)

Article Submission Coversheet (PDF 410 KB) (Word 43 KB)

Copyright And Privacy Form (Only for contributions from authors external to the Australian Government)

Copyright And Privacy Form (PDF 114 KB) (Word 48 KB)

Australian Privacy Principle 5 (APP5) Notification Form (Only for use by Australian Government Department of Health contributors, and for authors of regular surveillance reports wherein the copyright is contractually vested in the Department)

Australian Privacy Principle 5 (APP5) Notification Form (PDF 809 KB) (Word 37KB)