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Acronyms and abbreviations

ABC Airport Building Controller
AC Companion of the Order of Australia
ACR Australian Capital Region
ACRDC Australian Capital Region Development Council
ACT Australian Capital Territory
ADG (code) Australian Dangerous Goods (code)
ADR Australian Design Rule
AEO Airport Environment Officer
AFFA Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Australia
AFTA ASEAN Free Trade Area
AIDA Australia-Indonesia Development Area
AM Member of the Order of Australia
AN Australian National (national railways)
AO Officer of the Order of Australia
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
ANEF Australian Noise Exposure Forecast
ANL Australian National Line
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
APS Australian Public Service
APSC Asia-Pacific Space Centre
ARTC Australian Rail Track Corporation
Airservices Airservices Australia
ASEAN Association of South-East Asian Nations
ASI Air Safety Investigator
ATC Australian Transport Council
ATSB Australian Transport Safety Bureau
ATSI Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
ATSIC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
avgas Aviation Gasoline
AVSTATS Aviation Statistics
BASA Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement
BASI Bureau of Air Safety Investigation
BHP Broken Hill Proprietary Limited
BSPVES Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme
BTE Bureau of Transport Economics
CAIR Confidential Aviation Incident Reporting (program)
CASA Civil Aviation Safety Authority
CER Closer Economic Relations
CUSCAL Credit Union Services Corporation Limited
CVPs Continuing Voyage Permits
DAF Development Assessment Forum
dB Decibel
dB(A) Decibel range that discounts very high and very low frequencies outside the range of human hearing
DCC Departmental Consultative Committee
DOC Department of Communications (Indonesia)
DOTARS Department of Transport and Regional Services
DSO Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
ECE Economic Commission for Europe
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
FAA Federal Aviation Administration (United States of America)
FAC Federal Airports Corporation
FAGs Financial Assistance Grants
FOI Freedom of Information
FORS Federal Office of Road Safety
FIRS Federal Interstate Registration Scheme
GAPS Graduate (Australian Public Service)
GSLP Government Sector Linkages Program
IASC International Air Services Commission
IATA International Air Transport Association
IBTOS Infrastructure Borrowings Tax Offset Scheme
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IFR Instrument Flight Rules
IGA Inter-Governmental Agreement
IHRA International Harmonised Research Activities
IiP Investors in People
ILN Integrated Logistics Network
INDICATE Identifying needed defences in the Civil Aviation Transport Environment
IMO International Maritime Organization
IOT Indian Ocean Territory
IRG Industry Reference Group
ITS Intelligent Transport System
IT&T information technology and telecommunications
JMEC Joint Ministerial Economic Commission
LGDP Local Government Development Program
LTOP Long Term Operating Plan
MCGC Ministerial Committee on Government Communications
Mercosur Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay
MIFCo Maritime Industry Finance Company
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
MP Member of Parliament
MPG Marine and Ports Group
NESB Non-English-speaking background
NJS National Jet Services
NOLG National Office of Local Government
NR National Rail
NRTC National Road Transport Commission
NSW New South Wales
NT Northern Territory
NTC National Transport Council
OASITO Office of Asset Sales and Information Technology Outsourcing
OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OH&S Occupational Health and Safety
PBS Portfolio Budget Statements
PEAC Planning, Evaluation and Audit Committee
PNG Papua New Guinea
PRC People's Republic of China
PRL Phosphate Resources Limited
PWD People with a disability
QSDR Quarterly Safety Deficiency Report
RASS Remote Air Services Subsidy
RDVP Rural Domestic Violence Programme
RFAP Regional Forums Australia Program
RIS Regional Impact Statement
RONI Roads of National Importance
RSCA Rail Safety Committee of Australia
SA South Australia
SACL Sydney Airports Corporation Limited
SCOT Standing Committee on Transport
SDA Service Delivery Arrangement
SES Senior Executive Service
SIAM Systemic Incident Analysis Model
SOCOG Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games
SPF South Pacific Forum
SVPs Single Voyage Permits
TACT Technical and Administrative Cooperation in Transport
TFES Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme
TLWG Transport and Logistics Working Group
TMA Sydney Terminal Area
TTICG Transport Trade Industry Consultative Group
TPT-WG Transportation Working Group (APEC)
UN United Nations
VFR Visual Flight Rules
WA Western Australia