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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AASB

Australian Accounting Standards Board

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACCHS

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

ACSS

Australia‑Canada‑Singapore‑Switzerland

AHMAC

Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council

AICIS

Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme

AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

AMR

Antimicrobial resistance

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

APEC

Asia‑Pacific Economic Cooperation

APS

Australian Public Service

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

BBV

Blood borne virus(es)

BPSD

Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

CGH

Community Grants Hub

CGM

Continuous glucose monitoring

CHC

COAG Health Council

CHSP

Commonwealth Home Support Programme

CMO

Chief Medical Officer

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CoS

Continuity of Support

CPP

Chronic plaque psoriasis

CSO

Community Service Obligation

DACS

Dementia and Aged Care Services

DBMAS

Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service

EA

Enterprise Agreement

EL2

Executive Level 2

ESD

Ecologically sustainable development

FASD

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

FCPA

Fellow Certified Practicing Accountant

GHS

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

GMP

Good Manufacturing Practice

GMO(s)

Genetically modified organism(s)

GP(s)

General practitioner(s)

HCH

Health Care Homes

HI

Healthcare Identifiers

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus

HPV

Human papillomavirus

HSR

Health Star Rating

IMAP

Inventory Multi‑Tiered Assessment and Prioritisation

JBC

Jurisdictional Blood Committee

JEE

Joint External Evaluation

LGBTI+

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and others

LSDP

Life Saving Drugs Program

MBS

Medicare Benefits Schedule

MPS

Multi‑Purpose Services

MRFF

Medical Research Future Fund

NABERS

National Australian Built Environment Rating System

NAPHS

National Action Plan for Health Security

NCSP

National Cervical Screening Program

NCSR

National Cancer Screening Register

NDIS

National Disability Insurance Scheme

NDSS

National Diabetes Services Scheme

NICNAS

National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme

NIP

National Immunisation Program

NIR

National Incident Room

NMS

National Medical Stockpile

NPS

National Prescribing Service

NSP&B

National Supply Plan and Budget

OCS

Office of Chemical Safety

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development

OGTR

Office of the Gene Technology Regulator

PAH

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

PBAC

Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee

PBS

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PEC

Priority Existing Chemical

PGPA

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability

PHN(s)

Primary Health Network(s)

PIP

Practice Incentives Program

SES

Senior Executive Service

STI

Sexually transmissible infection(s)

TGA

Therapeutic Goods Administration

WHO

World Health Organization

WHS

Work health and safety