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Glossary of acronyms, abbreviations and terms

Term

Definition

A–HKFTA

Australia–Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement

AAT

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

AANZFTA

ASEAN–Australia–New Zealand Free Trade Agreement

AFinti

Australia–France Initiative

AHP

Australian Humanitarian Partnership

AIFFP

Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

ANU

Australian National University

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

APIS

Australian Passport Information Service

APS

Australian Public Service

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

ARF

ASEAN Regional Forum

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASNO

Australian Safeguards and Non-proliferation Office

ASPI

Australian Strategic Policy Institute

AUSMIN

Australia–United States Ministerial Consultations

CD

Conference on Disarmament

CEC

Consular Emergency Centre

CEPI

Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations

CFI

counter foreign intelligence

CHS

Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security

COP25

25th Conference of the Parties, 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Madrid, Spain

COP26

26th Conference of the Parties, 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Glasgow, United

CPTPP

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

CS2

Coral Sea Cable System

CSP

Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

CTBT

Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

CVE

Countering Violent Extremism

CWC

Chemical Weapons Convention

DAC

Diplomatic Academy

DFC

US International Development Finance Corporation

DSF

DFAT Security Framework

EAS

East Asia Summit

ECU

Emergency call units

FAST

Blueprint for Mobilizing Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking

FATF

Financial Action Task Force

FIND

Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics

FOI

Freedom of Information

FTA

Free Trade Agreement

GABF

Government and Business Forum

GCTF

Global Counter-terrorism Forum

G20

Group of Twenty (19 member countries and the European Union)—forum for economic cooperation

HRC

United Nations Human Rights Council

IA-CEPA

Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

ICT

Information and communications technology

IFAM

International Freight Assistance Mechanism

IEC

Independent Evaluation Committee

IORA

Indian Ocean Rim Association

JAEPA

Japan–Australia Economic Partnership Agreement

JLL

Jones Lang LaSalle

KAFTA

Korea–Australia Free Trade Agreement

LAWS

Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems

LES

Locally engaged staff

LTI

Long Term Injury

MAC

Ministerial Advisory Council on FTA Negotiations

MIKTA

Mexico, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia

NPDI

Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative

NPT

Non-Proliferation Treaty

ODE

Office of Development Effectiveness

OEWG

Open-Ended Working Group

OPCW

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

OPO

Overseas Property Office and Services

PACER

Plus Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus

PAFTA

Peru–Australia Free Trade Agreement

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statements

PCPP

Pacific Church Partnership Program

PNG

Papua New Guinea

RCEP

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

SIDN

Solomon Islands Domestic Network

SES

Senior Executive Service

TIP

Trilateral Infrastructure Partnership

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNFCCC

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNSC

United Nations Security Council

VPI

Voluntary Principles Initiative on Security and Human Rights

WHO

World Health Organization

WMD

Weapons of mass destruction

WPS

Women, Peace and Security

WTO

World Trade Organization