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Acronyms

ABARES

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences

ACLEI

Australian Commissioner for Law Enforcement Integrity

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

APS

Australian Public Service

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

APVMA

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

BTC

Business Transformation Committee

CEWH

Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

EMC

Executive Management Committee

EPBC Act

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

ESD

Ecologically Sustainable Development

ESS

Enterprise Surveillance System

FHA

Farm Household Allowance

FOI

Freedom of Information

FTE

Full-time equivalent

GST

Goods and services tax

ICT

Information, Communication and Technology

IDMC

Information and Data Management Committee

IGAB

Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity

IPS

Information Publication Scheme

LTAAY

Long-term average annual yield

MDBA

Murray–Darling Basin Authority

NAQS

Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy

OBPR

Office of Best Practice Regulation

OIE

World Organisation for Animal Health

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statements

PGPA Act

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

PSCC

People, Safety and Culture Committee

RDC

Research and development corporation

RFA

Regional Forestry Agreement

RFCS

Rural Financial Counselling Service

SBCC

Security and Business Continuity Committee

SDL

Sustainable Diversion Limit

SES

Senior Executive Service

WELS

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards scheme

WESA

Water for the Environment Special Account