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Acronyms and abbreviations

AAL

Australian Academy of Law

AASB

Australian Accounting Standards Board

AAT

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

ABA

Australian Bar Association

ACCC

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

ACICA

Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration

ADJR

Act Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

ADR

assisted dispute resolution

AIAL

Australian Institute of Administrative Law

AIJA

Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration

AILA

Australian Insurance Law Association

ALRC

Australian Law Reform Commission

AM

Member of the Order of Australia

AMTAC

Australian Maritime and Transport Arbitration Commission

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

AO

Officer of the Order of Australia

APS

Australian Public Service

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

AustLII

Australasian Legal Information Institute

CC

Creative Commons

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CIArb

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australia

CMJA

Commonwealth for Magistrates and Judges Association

CoA

cause of action

CPN

Central Practice Note

DCF

Digital Court File

DCP

Digital Court Program

DMJC

David Malcolm Justice Centre

DPI

Director Public Information

FCMAS

Federal Court Mediator Accreditation Scheme

FOI

freedom of information

GPN

General Practice Note

IAJ

International Association of Judges

IATJ

International Association of Tax Judges

ICJV

International Commission of Jurists Victoria

IFA

International Fiscal Association

ILUA

Indigenous Land Use Agreement

IP

Intellectual Property

IT

Information Technology

J

Justice

JJ

Justices

LSS

Law Students’ Society

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

NPA

National Practice Area

NRS

National Relay Service

NTV

Native Title Vision

OAM

Medal of the Order of Australia

PC

Personal computer

PGPA

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability

PJSI

Pacific Judicial Strengthening Initiative

PNG

Papua New Guinea

QC

Queen’s Counsel

QUT

Queensland University of Technology

RFD

Reserve Force Decoration

RNTBC

Registered Native Title Bodies Corporate

SC

Senior Counsel

SES

Senior Executive Service

SIFoCC

Standing International Forum of Commercial Courts

SME

small and medium enterprise

SRL

self-represented litigant

SSCI

Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas

UNCCA

UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for Australia

UNSW

University of New South Wales

UTS

University of Technology Sydney

UWA

University of Western Australia

WHS

Work, Health and Safety