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Abbreviations and acronyms

Acronym/abbreviation

Meaning

AASB

Australian Accounting Standards Board

AO

Officer of the Order of Australia

APVMA

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASIO

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation

BEPS

base erosion and profit shifting

CPA

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

DCB

Department Capital Budget

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DPS

Department of Parliamentary Services

EB

Executive Band

EDRMS

electronic document and records management system

GST

goods and services tax

ICT

information and communications technology

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IPRO

International and Parliamentary Relations Office

MP

Member of Parliament

NZ

New Zealand

OAM

Medal of the Order of Australia

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OPA

official public account

PACER

Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations

PBIS

Parliamentary and Business Information Services

PEO

Parliamentary Education Office

PGPA

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability

PSC

Parliamentary Skills Centre

PSL

Parliamentary Service Level

PWPP

Pacific Women’s Parliamentary Partnerships Project

SCID

Shared Committee Information Database

SES

Senior Executive Service

SME

small and medium enterprise

TOPS

Table Offices Production System

UNDP

United Nations Development Program

USA

United States of America

WHS

Work Health and Safety