Acronyms and Abbreviations

4WD four-wheel drive vehicles
A/g acting
ACCC Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
ASSP Aviation Safety Surveillance Program
ATC Australian Transport Council
AWA Australian workplace agreement
BAe British Aerospace
BASI Bureau of Air Safety Investigation
CA certified agreement
CAO Civil Aviation Order
DOTARS Department of Transport and Regional Services
EEO equal employment opportunity
ETOPS extended range operation with twin engine aircraft.
FAA Federal Aviation Administration [United States]
FAS First Assistant Secretary
HCA High Court of Australia
HR human resources
JAA Joint Aviation Authorities [Europe]
Mercosur Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay
PAES Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
PBS Portfolio Budget Statements
SAP Systems, Applications, Products [in data processing]
SES Senior Executive Service
VIP very important person