Since Macquarie University has updated its logo and branding I've updated the thesis template design. This version has official approval. This latest version is set to an examiner's copy by default.
Changes from the first version include the new Macquarie University logo, a change of fonts to match one of the official fonts, various style changes and adjustments, and even colored chapter numbers to match an official color scheme.
The files are distributed on GitHub: https://github.com/aalexei/mqthesis
Within the repo you will find,
Edit and add to these as you see fit, don't forget to include extra files in thesis.tex.
mqthesis.cls is the main class file that defines the look, and mqthesis.bst defines the style of the bibliography (generated using the makebst), edit these to change the look.
Various packages are used and these can also be tweaked: