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Acronyms and abbreviations

AACA

accredited air cargo agent

AAO

Administrative Arrangements Order

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACC

Area Consultative Committee

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

ADRs

Australian Design Rules

AGRIS

Australian Government Regional Information Service

Airports Act

Airports Act 1996

ALC

Australian Logistics Council

ALCs

airport lessee companies

AMSA

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

AN

Australian National Railways Commission

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

AODC

Australian Outback Development Consortium

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

APG

Aviation Policy Group

APS

Australian Public Service

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

APTNAC

Accessible Public Transport National Advisory Committee

AQIS

Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service

ARFF

aviation rescue and fire fighting

ARTC

Australian Rail Track Corporation

ASAF

Aviation Security Advisory Forum

ASIC

Aviation Security Identification Card

ATC

Australian Transport Council

ATS Act

Aviation Transport Security Act 2004

ATSB

Australian Transport Safety Bureau

AusLink Act

AusLink (National Land Transport) Act 2005

AWA

Australian Workplace Agreement

BTRE

Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics

CAfé

Collective Agreement further education

CASA

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

CCTV

closed-circuit television

CMRS

Confidential Marine Reporting Scheme

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CPA

Competition Principles Agreement

DIAC

Department of Immigration and Citizenship

DOTARS

Department of Transport and Regional Services

ECMT

European Conference of Ministers of Transport

EEGO

Energy Efficiency in Government Operations

EMS

Environmental Management System

EPBC Act

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

ESD

ecologically sustainable development

ETD

explosive trace detection

FIRS

Federal Interstate Registration Scheme

FMA Act

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

FOI

freedom of information

FOI Act

Freedom of Information Act 1982

GJ

gigajoule (of energy)

GLS

green lease schedule

GNSS

Global Navigation Satellite System

GST

goods and services tax

HR

human resources

HREOC

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

IAAG

infrastructure assurance advisory group

IASC

International Air Services Commission

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

ICT

information and communication technology

IGA

intergovernmental agreement

IGWLTS

International Working Group on Land Transport Security

IiP

Investor in People

IMO

International Maritime Organization

IOPC

International Oil Pollution Compensation

IOTs

Indian Ocean Territories

ISPS Code

International Ship and Port Facility Security Code

IT

information technology

ITS Act

Inspector of Transport Security Act 2006

ITSA

International Transportation Safety Authority

JCPAA

Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit

KAVHA

Kingston and Authur's Vale Historic Area (Norfolk Island)

L

litre

LAGs

liquids, aerosols and gels

LEADS

Leadership Excellence through Action, Development and Seminars

LED

light-emitting diode

LGA

local government authority

MALT

Maritime and Land Transport

MIFCo

Maritime Industry Finance Company Limited

MISCF

Maritime Industry Security Consultative Forum

MJ

megajoule (of energy)

MOU

memorandum of understanding

MP

Member of Parliament

MSIC

Maritime Security Identification Card

MTOFS Act

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003

NAFC

National Aerial Firefighting Centre

NAS

National Airspace System

NREF

National Regional Evaluation Framework

NRSS

National Road Safety Strategy

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

NTC

National Transport Commission

NTSC

National Transportation Safety Committee (Indonesia)

OECD

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

OH&S

occupational health and safety

OSCAR

Online System for Comprehensive Reporting

OTS

Office of Transport Security

PAES

Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statements

PBS

performance-based standards

PC

Productivity Commission

PSAES

Portfolio Supplementary Additional Estimates Statements

Qld.

Queensland

RACA

registered air cargo agent

RAIS

Regional Australia Impact Statement

RASS

Remote Air Services Subsidy

RAWS

Registered Automotive Workshop Scheme

RDC

Regional Development Council

REPCON

Report Confidentially

RIPT

real income per taxpayer

RNAV

area navigation

RTC

Rural Transaction Centre

SA

South Australia

SCOT

Standing Committee on Transport

SES

Senior Executive Service

SIIMS

Safety Investigation Information Management System

SRAC

Sustainable Regions Advisory Committee

Tas.

Tasmania

TNIP

transparent noise information package

TSWG

Transport Security Working Group

UK

United Kingdom

UN

United Nations

UNECE

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

US

United States of America

Vic.

Victoria

WA

Western Australia

WTO

World Trade Organization

XPT

express passenger train

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