Shortened forms

Shortened forms and abbreviations used throughout this report.

Shortened forms and abbreviations used throughout this report explained
Shortened form Explanation
AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ACC Australian Crime Commission
ACIR Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
ACPA Australian Community Pharmacy Authority
AFP Australian Federal Police
A/g Acting
AGDRP Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment
AGIL Australian Government Indigenous Locations
AIS Aboriginal Interpreting Service
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
APS Australian Public Service
APSC Australian Public Service Commission
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
AS/NZS Australian Standard/New Zealand Standard
ATO Australian Taxation Office
AVTOP Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Payment
AWP Audit Work Programme
BCPs Business Continuity Plans
CALD culturally and linguistically diverse
CC Chief Counsel
CDDS Chronic Disease Dental Scheme
CDEP Community Development Employment Projects
CDPP Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
CFO Chief Financial Officer
CIO Chief Information Officer
CPRs Commonwealth Procurement Rules
CRS Commonwealth Rehabilitation Services
CSC Conspicuous Service Cross
CSHC Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
DHS Department of Human Services
DIBP Department of Immigration and Border Protection
DMA Data Matching Agency
DRA Disaster Recovery Allowance
DSP Disability Support Pension
DSS Department of Social Services
DTO Digital Transformation Office
DTA Digital Transformation Agenda
DVA Department of Veterans’ Affairs
ECLIPSE Electronic Claim Lodgement and Information Processing Service Environment
EFT Electronic Funds Transfer
EFTPOS Electronic Funds Transfer Point of Sale
EL Executive Level
EMS environmental management system
ESAt Employment Services Assessment
ESD ecologically sustainable development
FIS Financial Information Service
FOI Freedom of Information
FTB Family Tax Benefit
FTE full-time equivalent
GC General Counsel
GFM Group Finance Manager
GM General Manager
GP general practitioner
GST goods and services tax
HECS Higher Education Contribution Scheme
HI Healthcare Identifiers
HOME Household Organisational Management Expenses
Hon. Honourable
HPOS Health Professional Online Services
ICSOs Indigenous Customer Service Officers
ICT information and communications technology
IPS Information Publication Scheme
IPSM Indigenous Programme Support Managers
ISO International Organisation for Standardisation
ISOs Indigenous Service Officers
ISS Indigenous Servicing Strategy
JCA Job Capacity Assessment
KIS Kimberley Interpreter Service
LGBTI Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex
MBS Medicare Benefits Schedule
MOU memorandum of understanding
MP Member of Parliament
MPRC Medicare Participation Review Committee
MSO Multicultural Service Officer
NA not applicable
NABERS National Australian Built Environment Rating System
NAIDOC National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee
NASH National Authentication Solution for Health
NDIA National Disability Insurance Agency
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
NECCSC National Emergency Call Centre Surge Capability
NESB non-English speaking background
NIC National Indigenous Coalition
NJCN National Jobseeker Claims Network
NM National Manager
NWRN National Welfare Rights Network
OAIC Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
PBS Portfolio Budget Statements
PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PCs personal computers
PGPA Act Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PIP Practice Incentives Program
PKI Public Key Infrastructure
PM&C Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
PSM Public Service Medal
RJCP Remote Jobs and Communities Program
RPBS Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
SA Special Adviser
SAP Safety Assurance Programme
SEAM School Enrolment and Attendance Measure
SES Senior Executive Service
SIP Service Incentive Payment
SL Service Leader
SMEs small and medium enterprises
SMS short message service
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SSAT Social Security Appeals Tribunal
TFN Tax File Number
TTY Teletypewriter
WPIT Welfare Payment Infrastructure Transformation

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