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Appendix G Glossary of abbreviations and acronyms

Abbreviations and conventions

AAO Administrative Arrangement Orders

AASB Australian Accounting Standards Board

ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics

AIC Assistance for Isolated Children

AIFS Australian Institute of Family Studies

AFIS Assistance for Isolated Children

ANAO Australian National Audit Office

ANROWS Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety

ANZSOG Australia and New Zealand School of Government

AO Order of Australia

AP Age Pension

APS Australian Public Service

APSC Australian Public Service Commission

AS/NZS Australian/New Zealand International Standard

ATSICPP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle

BCAP Building Capacity in Australian Parents

CALD Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

CFCA Child Family Community Australia

COAG Council of Australian Governments

COVID-19 Coronavirus disease/ Coronavirus pandemic

CA Carer Allowance

CP Carer Payment

CPA Certified Practising Accountant

CRPD Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

CSC Conspicuous Service Cross

CSS Child Support Scheme

DES Disability Employment Services

DEX DSS Data Exchange

DOP Double Orphan Pension

DSP Disability Support Pension

DSS Department of Social Services

EL Executive Level

ES Energy Supplement for Commonwealth Seniors Health Card Holders

FaC Families and Children

FCSI Families and Communities Service Improvement

FTB Family Tax Benefit

FVOCI Financial Assets at Fair Value Through Other Comprehensive Income

FVTPL Financial Assets at Fair Value Through Profit or Loss

GST Goods and Services Tax

ICSS Integrated Carer Support Service

IPS Individual Placement and Support

ISO International Standards Organisation

IT Information Technology

JP JobSeeker Payment

LGBTIQ lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer

MP Member of Parliament

NAIDOC National Aboriginal and Islanders Day Observance Committee

NCAR National Community Awareness Raising

NCAS National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey

NDIA National Disability Insurance Agency

NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme

NDIS Commission NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

NHHA National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

NOCS National Office of Child Safety

NRAS National Rental Affordability Scheme

PAES Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements

PBS Portfolio Budget Statements

PGPA Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

PP Parenting Payment

PPM Post Placement Monitoring

PUSC Payments under Special Circumstances

RA Rent Assistance

RSS Random Sample Survey

RTO Refundable Tax Offsets

SB Special Benefit

SBP Stillborn Baby Payment

SCOREs Standard Client/Community Outcomes Reporting

SDF Sector Development Fund

SEPT Supporting Expecting and Parenting Teens initiative

SES Senior Executive Service

SIH Survey of Income and Housing

SMEs Small and Medium Enterprises

TIA Towards independent Adulthood

TTY Teletypewriter

UA Utilities Allowance

XP Cross Program

XPRA Cross Program Rent Assistance

YA Youth Allowance

— Nil

na Not available

N/A Not Applicable

N/P Not Provided

$m $ million

$b $ billion

Note: figures in tables and generally in text have been rounded. Discrepancies in tables between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.