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Abbreviations and acronyms

AASB

Australian Accounting Standards Board

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

ANU

Australian National University

AO

Officer of the Order of Australia

APS

Australian Public Service

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

ARMC

Audit and Risk Management Committee

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASL

Average Staffing Level

ATO

Australian Taxation Office

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

COO

Chief Operating Officer

COVID-19

Corona Virus Disease

CPA

Certified Practising Accountant

DCB

Departmental Capital Budget

DCN

Disability and Carers Network

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DSTC

Deputy Secretaries Talent Council

DTA

Digital Transformation Agency

EL

Executive Level

FBT

Fringe Benefits Tax

FRR

Financial Reporting Rule

FTE

Full Time Equivalent

GDP

Graduate Development Program

GE

Gender Equality

GST

Goods and Services Tax

HR

Human Resources

IAG

Integrity Agencies Group

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IT

Information Technology

LGBTQ+

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex (plus peers)

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MP

Member of Parliament

NAIDOC

National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee

NSW

New South Wales

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OPA

Official Public Account

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statements

PGPA

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

PSM

Public Service Medal

QLD

Queensland

RAP

Reconciliation Action Plan

ROU

Right of Use

SA

South Australia

SEDC

Secretaries’ Equality and Diversity Council

SES

Senior Executive Service

STC

Secretaries Talent Council

UN

United Nations

VIC

Victoria