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GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ACRONYMS

2019-20 Annual Report Glossary

ABA

Aboriginal Benefit Account

Aboriginal land

(a) land held by a land trust for an estate in fee simple; or (b) and the subject of a deed of grant held in escrow by a land council until a specific event or condition takes place

ADF

Australian Defence Force

AHNT

Aboriginal Housing Northern Territory

ALC

Aboriginal Land Commissioner, a statutory officer of the Commonwealth appointed to perform functions outlined in section 50 of the Land Rights Act

ALFA

Arnhem Land Fire Abatement

ALRA

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

ALT

Aboriginal Land Trust

APO NT

Aboriginal Peak Organisations NT

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

AREW

Approved Remote Essential Worker

ASQA

Australia Skills Quality Authority

ASRAC

Arafura Swamp Rangers Aboriginal Corporation

ATSI

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

BAU

Business as usual

CAEPR

Centre of Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

CATSI Act

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

CDP

Community Development Program

CFI

Carbon Farming Initiative

CITC

Compliance Incident Tracking System

CLA

Community Living Area

CLC

Central Land Council

CLM

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CP & D

Community Planning and Development

CRM

Customer Relationship Management

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

DAWE

Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment

DAWR

(Australian) Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

DENR

(NT) Department of Environment and natural Resources

DPMC

Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

EL

Exploration Licence

ELA

Exploration Licence Application

EP

Exploration Permit

FPIC

Free, Prior and Informed Consent

FRR

Financial Reporting Rule 2015

FTE

Full Time Equivalent

GM

General Manager

GIS

Geographic Information System

HSR's

Health and Safety Representatives

IAS

Indigenous Advancement Strategy

IBA

Indigenous Business Australia

ICT

Information and Communication Technology

ILC

Indigenous Land Corporation

ILM

Indigenous Land Management

ILUA

Indigenous Land Use Agreement

IPA

Indigenous Protected Area

IPP

Indigenous Pastoral Program

IRCS

Indigenous Ranger Compliance Support

Land Council

An Aboriginal land council in the Northern Territory established by or under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

Land Rights Act

The Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, also ALRA

Land Trust

An Aboriginal land trust established under the Land Rights Act to hold land on behalf of the traditional owners

LIMS

The NLC’s Land Information Management System

LIR

The NLC’s Land Interest Register

LLoCC

Local Learning on Country Committee

LoC

Learning on Country

LUA

Land Use Agreement

LUMAR

Land Use Management and Royalties

MES

Monitoring and Evaluation System

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MRM

McArthur River Mine

NAA

National Archives of Australia

NAIDOC

National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee

NAILSMA

North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd

NLC

Northern Land Council

NNTC

National Native Title Council

NTA

Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)

NT EPA

Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority

NTG

Northern Territory Government

NTRB

Native Title Representative Body

PAS

Permit Administration System

PBC

Prescribed Body Corporate, a corporation that holds or manages native title for a native title-holding group

PGPA

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

P & W

(NT) Parks and Wildlife Service

PLO

Principal Legal Officer

PMU

Project Management Unit

PSD

Project Sea Dragon

RO

Region Offices

RSH

Regional Service Hub

RPO

Royalty Processing Officer

RTN

Right To negotiate

Sacred Sites

Areas of spiritual significance to Aboriginal people, marking an association with, or a specific act of, a creation being. They may be parts of the natural landscape such as hills, rocks, trees, springs or offshore reefs and include burial grounds and places where ceremonies have been held.

SCWG

Sea Country Working Group

SEAL IPA

South East Arnhem Land Indigenous Protected Area

TNRM

Territory Natural Resource Management

Traditional Aboriginal owners (TAOs)

A local descent group of Aboriginal people who have common spiritual affiliations to a site on the land, being affiliations that place the group under a primary spiritual responsibility for that site and for the land, and are entitled by Aboriginal tradition to forage as of right over that land.

TWD

Training and Workforce Development

VET

Vocational Education and Training

VETiS

Vocational Education and Training in School

WHS

Work Health and Safety

WoC

Working on Country

WoNS

Weeds of National Significance