Abbreviations and acronyms

Glossary
AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ABN Australian Business Number
AC Assistant Commissioner
ACC Australian Crime Commission
ACPA Australian Community Pharmacy Authority
AEC Australian Electoral Commission
AFP Australian Federal Police
A/g Acting
AGDRP Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment
AGIL Australian Government Indigenous Locations
AHS Australian Hearing Services
AIS Aboriginal Interpreting Service
AM Member of the Order of Australia
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
AO Officer of the Order of Australia
APS Australian Public Service
AS/NZS Australian Standard/New Zealand Standard
ATO Australian Taxation Office
AUSTRAC Australian Transaction Reports Analysis Centre
AVTOP Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Payment
BS British Standard
CALD culturally and linguistically diverse
CC Chief Counsel
CDBS Child Dental Benefits Schedule
CDO Chief Digital Officer
CDPP Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
CEO Community Engagement Officer
CFO Chief Financial Officer
CIO Chief Information Officer
CPRs Commonwealth Procurement Rules
CSC Conspicuous Service Cross
CTO Chief Technology Officer
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
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
EIM Employment Income Matching
EL Executive Level
EMS environmental management system
ESAt Employment Services Assessment
ESD ecologically sustainable development
FER Functional and Efficiency Review
FIS Financial Information Service
FOI Freedom of Information
FTB Family Tax Benefit
FTE full-time equivalent
GC General Counsel
GM General Manager
GP general practitioner
GST goods and services tax
HI Healthcare identifiers
Hon. Honourable
HPE Hewlett Packard Enterprise
HPOS Health Professional Online Services
ICT information and communications technology
IPS Information Publication Scheme
IPSM Indigenous Programme Support Managers
ISO International Organisation for Standardisation
ISOs Indigenous Service Officers
IVR Interactive voice response
JCA Job Capacity Assessment
KIS Kimberley Interpreter Service
MBS Medicare Benefits Schedule
MP Member of Parliament
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
NIC National Indigenous Coalition
NM National Manager
NWRM National Welfare Rights Network
OAIC Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
p page
PAES Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PCs personal computers
PGPA Public Governance, Performance and Accountability
PIP Practice Incentives Program
PKI Public Key Infrastructure
PM&C Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
PRODA Provider Digital Access
PSM Public Service Medal
PSP Public Sector Training Package
RAP Reconciliation Action Plan
RPBS Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
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
TTW Transition to Work
TTY Teletypewriter
WPIT Welfare Payment Infrastructure Transformation

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