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Successful Public Policy

Abbreviations

AAR

Alliance of Australian Retailers

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACC

Accident Compensation Corporation (New Zealand)

ACCC

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

ACOSS

Australian Council of Social Service

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

ACTU

Australian Council of Trade Unions

AFAO

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

ALP

Australian Labor Party

AMA

Australian Medical Association

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

ANU

The Australian National University

ANZ

Australia and New Zealand Bank

ANZSOG

Australia and New Zealand School of Government

ANZUS

Australia, New Zealand, United States Security

APMC

Australasian Police Ministers Council

APRA

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

ART

antiretroviral treatment

ASIC

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

ATO

Australian Taxation Office

AWB

Australian Wheat Board

BBCT

broad-based consumption tax

BER

Building the Education Revolution

BOM

Bureau of Meteorology

BPS

budget policy statement

CBD

central business district

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US)

CEO

chief executive officer

CND

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CSA

Child Support Agency

CSCG

Child Support Consultative Group

CSEAG

Child Support Evaluation Advisory Group

CSS

Child Support Scheme

DEET

Department of Employment, Education and Training

DSS

Department of Social Security

ECE

early childhood education

ERC

European Research Council

EU

European Union

FEC

Finance and Expenditure Select Committee

FLC

Family Law Council

FPP

first-past-the-post

FRA

Fiscal Responsibility Act (New Zealand)

GAAP

generally accepted accounting principles

GDP

gross domestic product

GFC

Global Financial Crisis

GP

general practitioner

GRID

gay-related immune deficiency

GST

goods and services tax

HAART

highly active antiretroviral therapy

HEAC

Higher Education Administration Charge

HECS

Higher Education Contribution Scheme

HELP

Higher Education Loans Program

HIP

Homeowners Insulation Program

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HMO

health maintenance organisation

ICL

income-contingent loan

IDC

interdepartmental committee

IIO

irrigation infrastructure operator

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IT

information technology

LGBTI

lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or intersex

MCC

Melbourne City Council

MDB

Murray–Darling Basin

MDBA

Murray–Darling Basin Authority

MDBC

Murray–Darling Basin Commission

MDBMC

Murray–Darling Basin Ministerial Council

MMBW

Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works

MMP

mixed-member proportional

MP

Member of Parliament

MTCS

Ministerial Taskforce on Child Support

MVA

Melbourne Voters’ Action

NAB

National Australia Bank

NACAIDS

National Advisory Committee on AIDS

NAPWHA

National Association of People with HIV Australia

NCC

National Competition Council

NCP

National Competition Policy

NCV

National Committee on Violence

NFA

National Firearms Agreement

NGO

non-governmental organisation

NPM

New Public Management

NSW

New South Wales

NWI

National Water Initiative

NZBRT

New Zealand Business Roundtable

NZEI

New Zealand Educational Institute

NZS

New Zealand Superannuation

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OTS

Office of Treaty Settlements

PAYG

pay-as-you-go

PBS

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PLHIV

people living with HIV

PM&C

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

PrEP

pre-exposure prophylaxis

PSGE

post-settlement governance entity

RBA

Reserve Bank of Australia

Scarlet Alliance

Australian Sex Workers Association

SDL

sustainable diversion limit

SOE

state-owned enterprise

SPG

Successful Public Governance

SSAA

Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia

UN

United Nations

UNAIDS

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

US

United States

VAT

value-added tax

VET

vocational education and training

WA

Western Australia

WHO

World Health Organization

WHO FCTC

World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

WIIE

whānau innovation, integration and engagement

WINZ

Work and Income New Zealand

WST

wholesale sales tax


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