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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ABCs

Airport Building Controllers

ACC

Area Consultative Committee

ACCC

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

ADRs

Australian Design Rules

AEOs

Airport Environment Officers

AFCN

Australian Freight Council Network

AN

Australian National Railways Commission

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

ANZECC

Australia and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council

ANZFAL

Australian-New Zealand Facilitation Committee

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

APS

Australian Public Service

APSC

Asia Pacific Space Centre

AROU

Australian Rail Operations Unit

ARRB

Australian Road Research Board [Pty Ltd]

ARTC

Australian Rail Track Corporation

AS

Assistant Secretary

ASEAN

Association of South-East Asian Nations

ATC

Australian Transport Council

ATEC

Australian Transport & Energy Corridor Ltd

ATSB

Australian Transport Safety Bureau

AWAs

Australian Workplace Agreements

BSPVES

Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme

BTE

Bureau of Transport Economics (now the BTRE)

BTRE

Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics

CA

Certified Agreement

CAC Act

Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

CAEP

Committee on Aviation Environment Protection

CASA

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CER

[Australia New Zealand] Closer Economic Relations [Trade Agreement]

CIWU

Christmas Island Workers Union

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CobiT

Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology

CPSU

Community and Public Sector Union

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

DEM

Departmental Executive (Group) Meetings

DCC

Departmental Consultative Committee

DGAC

Direction Generale de l'Aviation Civile

DOCITA

Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

DOTARS

Department of Transport and Regional Services

DRAP

Dairy Regional Assistance Programme

EB

Executive Board

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity

EL

Executive Level (officer)

EMP

Environmental Management Plan

EPBC Act

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

EPIP Act

Environment Protection (Impact of Proposals) Act 1974

EPOS

Electronic Point Of Sale

ERPP

Economic Research and Portfolio Policy Division

ESD

Ecologically Sustainable Development

FAS

First Assistant Secretary

FOI

Freedom of Information

FRRR

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

GATS

General Agreement on Trade in Services

GBE

Government Business Enterprise

GETs

Group Executive Teams

GDC

Graduate Development Committee

GM

General Manager

GNSS

Global Navigation Satellite System

GRSP

Expert Group on Passive Safety

GST

Goods and Services Tax

HTML

Hypertext mark up language

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

IHRA

International Harmonised Research Activities

ILN

Integrated Logistics Network

IMO

International Maritime Organisation

IOT

Indian Ocean Territories

ISES

Information Services and Executive Services Division

IT

Information Technology

ITS

Intelligent Transport System

KAVHA

Kingston and Arthurs Vale Historic Area [Norfolk Island]

LOGJOG

Local Government Joint Officers Group

MAG

More Accessible Government

MIFCo

Maritime Industry Finance Company Limited

MP

Member of Parliament

MSWG

Maritime Security Working Group

NatFAL

National Aviation Facilitation Committee

NDRA

Natural Disaster Relief Arrangements

NDRMSP

Natural Disaster Risk Management Studies Programme

NIMPCG

National Introduced Marine Pest Coordination Group

NIOG

National Institute of Governance

NOLG

National Office of Local Government

NRM

Naasra Roughness Measure

NRTC

National Road Transport Commission

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

OECD

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

OH&S

Occupational Health and Safety

PAES

Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements

PASO

Pacific Aviation Safety Office

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statements

PMC

People Management Committee

Qld

Queensland

QR

Queensland Rail

RAP

Regional Assistance Programme

RASS

Remote Air Service Subsidy

RDC

Regional Development Council

RFMP

Regional Flood Mitigation Programme

RSP

Regional Solutions Programme

RTC

Rural Transaction Centre

SAAP

Supported Accommodation Assistance Programme

SACF

Sydney Airport Community Forum

SACL

Sydney Airport Corporation Limited

SCORD

Standing Committee on Regional Development

SCOT

Standing Committee on Transport

SDAs

Service Delivery Arrangements

SEESA

Special Employee Entitlements Scheme for Ansett

SES

Senior Executive Service

SEVS

Specialist and Enthusiast Vehicle Scheme

TACT

Technical and Administrative Cooperation in Transport

Tas

Tasmania

TBT

Tributylin (anti-fouling substances)

TFES

Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme

TIP

Transport and Infrastructure Policy division

TLWG

Transport and Logistics Working Group

TPT-WG

Transportation Working Group [APEC]

UK

United Kingdom

UN/ECE

United Nations/Economic Commission of Europe

Vic

Victoria

VIP

Very Important Person

WA

Western Australia

WTO

World Trade Organisation

XPT

Xpress Passenger Train