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Acronyms and abbreviations

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

AEO

airport environment officer

AES

airport environment strategy

AGCC

Australian Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Coordination Committee

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

ANEF

Australian Noise Exposure Forecast

ANEI

Australian Noise Exposure Index

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

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

ASL

average staffing level

ATC

Australian Transport Council

ATSB

Australian Transport Safety Bureau

AWA

Australian workplace agreement

BTRE

Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics

CAO

Civil Aviation Order

CASA

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

CCTV

closed-circuit television

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CPA

Competition Principles Agreement

CPG

Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines and Better Practice Guidance

CTC

competitive tendering and contracting

CVR

cockpit voice recorder

DA

development assessment

DIMA

Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

DOTARS

Department of Transport and Regional Services

EL

Executive Level (officer)

EMS

Environmental Management System

EPBC Act   

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

ESD

ecologically sustainable development

FDR

flight data recorder

FIR

Flight Information Region

FIRS

Federal Interstate Registration Scheme

FMA Act

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

FOI

freedom of information

FRRR

Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

FTE

full-time equivalent

GJ

gigajoule (of energy)

GNSS

Global Navigation Satellite System

GST

goods and services tax

HREOC

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

HR

human resources

IAP

Intelligent Access Programme

IASC

International Air Services Commission

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

ICT

information and communication technology

IGA

intergovernmental agreement

IMO

International Maritime Organization

IOPC

International Oil Pollution Compensation

IOTs

Indian Ocean Territories

IPDN

Indigenous Professional Development Network

IT

information technology

JBT

Jervis Bay Territory

JCPAA

Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit

KAVHA

Kingston and Authurs Vale Historic Area (Norfolk Island)

kWh

kilowatt hours

METP

Maritime Emergency Towage Programme

MIFCo

Maritime Industry Finance Company Limited

MJ

megajoule (of energy)

MP

Member of Parliament

MSIC

Maritime Security Identity Card

NAFC

National Aerial Firefighting Centre

NAS

National Airspace System

NCA

National Capital Authority

NCTC

National Counter-Terrorism Committee

NCTP

National Counter-Terrorism Plan

NDMP

Natural Disaster Mitigation Programme

NDRA

Natural Disaster Relief Arrangements

NMERA

National Maritime Emergency Response Arrangement

NSW

New South Wales

NSW RTA

New South Wales Road and 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

PSAES

Portfolio Supplementary Additional Estimates Statements

Qld.

Queensland

RAFP

Regional Airports Funding Programme

RASS

Remote Air Service Subsidy

RAWS

Registered Automotive Workshop Scheme

RCS

risk context statement

RDC

Regional Development Council

RFMP

Regional Flood Mitigation Programme

RIS

Regulation Impact Statement

RTC

Rural Transaction Centre

SA

South Australia

SES

Senior Executive Service

SEVS

Specialist and Enthusiast Vehicles Scheme

SIFC

Stevedoring Industry Finance Committee

SIIMS

Safety Investigation Information Management System

SRAC

Sustainable Regions Advisory Committee

TAAATS

The Australian Advanced Air Traffic System

Tas.

Tasmania

TAWS

terrain awareness warning system

TEU

twenty-foot equivalent units

TFES

Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme

TNIP

transparent noise information package

TSA

transport security advisory

TSI Act

Transport Safety Investigations Act 2003

TSPACE

Transport Security Plan Assessment and Compliance Environment

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

WHCO

workplace harassment contact officer