Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAA Australian Automobile Association
AACA Accredited Air Cargo Agent Scheme
AAO Administrative Arrangements Order
AAPS Australian Airspace Policy Statement
AAWG Aviation Access Working Group
ACCC Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
ADR Australian Design Rules
AFP Australian Federal Police
AIG Aviation Implementation Group
AISR Australian International Shipping Register
ALGA Australian Local Government Association
AMC Australian Maritime College
AMSA Australian Maritime Safety Authority
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
ANCAP Australasian New Car Assessment Program
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
ARRB Australian Road Research Board
ARTC Australian Rail Track Corporation
ASA Air Services Agreement
ASIC Aviation Security Identification Card
ATC Australian Transport Council
ATM Air Traffic Management
ATSB Australian Transport Safety Bureau
ASTRA Australian Strategic Air Traffic Management Group
AusAID Australian Agency for International Development
BITRE Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics
BSPVES Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme
CAC Act Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
CAEP Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection
CASA Civil Aviation Safety Authority
CEIs Chief Executive's Instructions
CMA Continuous Monitoring Approach
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CPGs Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines
CRRP COAG Road Reform Plan
DEEWR Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
DHSR Deputy Health and Safety Representatives
DRARDLG Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government
DRALGAS Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
DWG Designated Work Group
EEZ Australia's Exclusive Economic Zone
ESD Ecologically sustainable development
EU European Union
FIRS Federal Interstate Registration Scheme
FMA Act Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
FOI Act Freedom of Information Act 1982
GVG Green Vehicle Guide
HNS Hazardous and Noxious Substances
HSRs Health and Safety Representatives
HVSPP Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IGA Intergovernmental Agreements
ILO International Labour Organization
IMO International Maritime Organization
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization
IPS Information Publication Scheme
ITF International Transport Forum
ITSAP Indonesia Transport Safety Assistance Package
IWG Infrastructure Working Group of COAG
JSCOT Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
LLMC Convention Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978.
MDPs Major Development Plans
MEPC Marine Environment Protection Committee
MLC Maritime Labour Convention
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MPF Major Project Facilitation
MRRT Minerals Resource Rent Tax
MSIC Maritime Security Identification Card
MTOW Maximum take-off weight
NASAG National Airport Safeguarding Advisory Group
NBESP Nation Building–Economic Stimulus Plan
NB2 Nation Building Program (starting July 2014)
NICS National Infrastructure Construction Schedule
NIRA National Indigenous Reform Agreement
NPA National Partnership Agreement
NLTN National Land Transport Network
NRSC National Road Safety Council
NTC National Transport Commission
OCG Office of the Coordinator-General
OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OHS Occupational health and safety
OHS Act Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991
OLDP Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing
OSCAR Online System for Comprehensive Activity Reporting
OTS Office of Transport Security
PAES Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
PBS Portfolio Budget Statements
PINS Parking Infringement Notices Scheme
PNG Papua New Guinea
PPP Public–Private Partnership
PSAES Portfolio Supplementary Additional Estimates Statements
RAAP Regional Aviation Access Program
RAI Remote Aerodrome Inspection Program
RAIF Remote Aviation Infrastructure Fund
RASP Remote Aerodrome Safety Program
RASS Remote Air Services Subsidy
RAU Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program
RAW Registered Automotive Workshop
RAWS Registered Automotive Workshop Scheme
RIF Regional Infrastructure Fund
RIS Regulation Impact Statement
SAREX Search and Rescue Exercise
SBAS Satellite Based Augmentation Systems
SCATS Sydney Coordinated Automated Traffic System
SCOTI Standing Council on Transport and Infrastructure
SES Senior Executive Service
SESMT Senior Executive Service Management Team
SGP Strongim Gavman Program
SPC Secretariat of the Pacific Community
STS Ship To Ship
TISOC Transport and Infrastructure Senior Officials' Committee
TPA Trade Practices Act 1974
TSA Transportation Security Administration (United States)
TSC Transport Security Committee
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
USOAP Universal Safety Oversight Audit Program
VIC Visitor Identification Card

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Last Updated: 17 November, 2014