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Acronymns

AAO Administrative Arrangements Order
AAS Australian Accounting Standards
AASB Australian Accounting Standards Board
ABC Australian Bicycle Council
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACC Area Consultative Committee
ACT Australian Capital Territory
ADRs Australian Design Rules
AGRIS Australian Government Regional Information Service
ALC Australian Logistics Council
ALCs airport lessee companies
AMC Australian Maritime College
AMSA Australian Maritime Safety Authority
AN Australian National Railways Commission
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
APEC AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation
APS Australian Public Service
APSC Australian Public Service Commission
APTNARC Accessible Public Transport National Advisory Committee
AQIS Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
ARTC Australian Rail Track Corporation
ASL average staffing level
ATC Australian Transport Council
ATSB Australian Transport Safety Bureau
AWA Australian workplace agreement
BTRE Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics
CA Certified agreement
CASA Civil Aviation Safety Authority
CCTV Closed circuit television
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CPG Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines and Better Practice Guidance
CTC competitive tendering and contracting
DA development assessment
DIMIA Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
DOTARS Department of Transport and Regional Services
EL Executive Level (officer)
EPBC Act Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
ESD ecologically sustainable development
FMA Act Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
FOI Freedom of Information
FRRR Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal
GJ gigajoule (of energy)
GST Goods and Services Tax
HREOC Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
HR human resources
IASC International Air Services Commission
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IGA Intergovernmental agreement
IMO International Maritime Organization
IOPC International Oil Pollution Compensation
IOTs Indian Ocean Territories
IT information technology
JBT Jervis Bay Territory
JCPAA Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit
KAVHA Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area [Norfolk Island]
KWh kilowatt hours
MIFCo Maritime Industry Finance Company Limited
MJ megajoule (of energy)
MP Member of Parliament
NAS National Airspace System
NCA National Capital Authority
NCTP National Counter-Terrorism Plan
NDMP Natural Disaster Mitigation Programme
NDRA Natural Disaster Relief Arrangements
NSW New South Wales
NSW RTA New South Wales Road Traffic Authority
NT Northern Territory
NTC National Transport Commission
OH&S occupational health and safety
OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OTS Office of Transport Security
PAES Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
PBS Portfolio Budget Statements
PNG Papua New Guinea
PRL Phosphate Resources Limited
QLD Queensland
RASS Remote Air Service Subsidy
RAWS Registered Automotive Workshop Scheme
RDC Regional Development Council
RFMP Regional Flood Mitigation Programme
RIS Regulation Impact Statement
RTC Rural Transaction Centre
SA South Australia
SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SES Senior Executive Service
SIFC Stevedoring Industry Finance Committee
TAS Tasmania
TEU 20 foot equivalent units
TFES Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme
UK United Kingdom
UN United Nations
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
US United States of America
VIC Victoria
WA Western Australia