Acronyms and abbreviations

AAO

Administrative Arrangement Orders

AAR

Accounting rate of return

AASB

Australian Accounting Standards Board

ABC

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ABSTUDY

Student Financial Supplement Scheme

ACARA

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

AEDC

Australian Early Development Census

AEDC

Australian Early Development Census

AFM

Advance to the Finance Minister

AGA

Australian Government Actuary

AGEST

Australian Government Employees Superannuation Trust

ANU

Australian National University

ANZSOG

Australian and New Zealand School of Government

AO

Officer of the Order of Australia

APS

Australian Public Service

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

ASQA

Australian Skills Quality Authority

ATT

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

AVS

Australian Valuation Solutions

BBF

Budget Based Funded

CAC

Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

CCB

Child Care Benefit

CCFA

Child Care Fee Assistance

CCR

Child Care Rebate

CEO

chief executive officer

CGS

Commonwealth Grant Scheme

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CRICOS

Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students

CRIS

Collaborative Research Infrastructure Scheme

CRN

Collaborative Research Networks

CSP

Community Support Programme

CSS

Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme

DCBs

Departmental Capital Budgets

DEEWR

Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations

DHS

Department of Human Services

DIICCSRTE

Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education

DRC

Depreciated Replacement Cost

EFTSL

equivalent full-time student load

EIF

Education Investment Fund

ELICOS

English language intensive courses for overseas students

ESOS Act

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

FBT

Fringe Benefits Tax

FEG

Fair Entitlements Guarantee

FMA Act

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

FMOs

Finance Ministers Orders

FTE

Full-time equivalent

G20

Group of 20

GEERS

General Employee Entitlements and Redundancy Scheme

GST

Goods and services tax

HCA

High Court of Australia

HELP

Higher Education Loan Program

HESA

Higher Education Support Act 2003

HESP

Higher Education Superannuation Programme

HIPPY

Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters

IAGDP

Indigenous Australian Government Development Programme

ICT

Information and Communication Technology

IEO

Index of Education and Occupation

IFA

individual flexibility arrangement

IFA

individual flexibility arrangement

IPSU

Indigenous Professional Support Unit

IPSU

Indigenous Professional Support Unit

IT

information technology

JETCCFA

Jobs, Education and Training Child Care Fee Assistance

LDCPDP

Long Day Care Professional Development Programme

Low SES

low socioeconomic status

MJ

megajoule

MoU

memorandum of understanding

MP

member of parliament

NABERS

National Australian Building Environmental Rating System

NAIDOC

National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee

NAPLAN

National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy

NAP–CC

National Assessment Programme—Civics and Citizenship

NCRIS

National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy

NDCO

National Disability Coordination Officer

NQF

National Quality Framework

NSW

New South Wales

OLT

Office for Teaching and Learning

PAES

Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statements

PID

public interest disclosure

PRISMS

Provider Registration and International Student Management System

PSM

Public Service Medal

PSS

Public Sector Superannuation Scheme

PSSap

Public Sector Superannuation accumulation plan

PWS

Parliamentary Workflow Solution

RAP

Reconciliation Action Plan

RIBG

Research Infrastructure Block Grants

RIPD

Remote Indigenous Professional Development

RMS

Rehabilitation Management System

SAF

Structural Adjustment Fund

SEIFA

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas

SES

Senior Executive Service

SRC

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

SRE

Sustainable Research Excellence

SSC

Shared Services Centre

STEM

science, technology, engineering and mathematics

SUQ

Scripture Union Queensland

TAFE

Technical and Further Education

TEQSA

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency

TPS

Tuition Protection Service

VET

Vocational Education and Training

WHS

Work Health and Safety

Y20

Youth 20