Acronyms and Abbreviations

A&TSI Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACCC Australian Competition and Consumer Council
ADB Asian Development Bank
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
APS Australian Public Service
ATO Australian Taxation Office
BRAG Business Regulation Advisory Group
CCAAC Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council
CEIP Community Education and Information Program
CGFS Centre for Global Financial Services
CLERP Corporate Law Economic Reform Program
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CPI Consumer Price Index
DoCITA Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
EAP Employee Assistance Program
EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
EL Executive Level


South Pacific Forum Economic Ministers Meeting
FIRB Foreign Investment Review Board
FOI Freedom of Information
FRC Financial Reporting Council
FSAC Financial Sector Advisory Council
FSI Financial System Inquiry
G7 Group of 7 IMF member economies
G22 Group of 22 IMF member economies
G26 Group of 26 IMF member economies
G33 Group of 33 IMF member economies
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GST Goods and Services Tax
HIPCs Heavily Indebted Poor Countries
IAP Internal Audit Plan
IEPG International Economic Policy Group
IMF International Monetary Fund
IT Information Technology
MAI Multilateral Agreement on Investment
MCCA Ministerial Council on Consumer Affairs
MIA Managed Investments Act 1998
MIGA Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
MINCO Ministerial Council for Corporations
MYEFO Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook
NAB New Arrangements to Borrow
NCP National Competition Policy
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OH&S Occupational Health and Safety
PAYG Pay as you go
PDF Pooled Development Fund
PDI Public Debt Interest
PEFO Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook
PNG Papua New Guinea
PRISMOD Price, Revenue and Incidence Simulation Model
PSMPC Public Service and Merit Protection Commission
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
RIS Regulation Impact Statement
SEB Senior Executive Band
SEREEO Senior Executive Responsible for EEO
SES Senior Executive Service
SNA93 System of National Accounts
SOCAP Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals in Business
TES Treasury Expenditures Statement
The Mint The Royal Australian Mint
TRYM Treasury Macroeconomic Model of the Australian Economy
TWERP Treasury Wholesale Sales Tax, Excise, Revenue and Price Model
UNCITRAL United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
WA WoolStock Australia
WDP Workplace Diversity Program
WHCO Workplace Harassment Contact Officer
WRC Workplace Relations Committee
Y2K Year 2000