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AASB

Australian Accounting Standards Board

AGLN

Australian Government Legal Network

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

APS

Australian Public Service (OPC staff below Executive Level are classified as APS 1 to APS 6)

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

ASL

average staffing levels

assistant drafter

a drafter other than a senior drafter

BCM

business continuity management

CALC

Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel

ExCo

Federal Executive Council

FOI Act

Freedom of Information Act 1982

FPC

First Parliamentary Counsel

IPS

Information Publication Scheme

IT

information technology

Legislation Act

Legislation Act 2003

Legislation Register

Federal Register of Legislation

NABERS

National Australian Built Environment Rating System

NLPD

Nominal Lighting Power Density

OPC

Office of Parliamentary Counsel

PBC

Parliamentary Business Committee (a committee of the Cabinet)

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statement

PGPA Act

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

PGPA Rule

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014

RAP

Reconciliation Action Plan

senior drafter

First Parliamentary Counsel, a Second Parliamentary Counsel or a drafter in the SES

SES

Senior Executive Service

SME

Small and Medium Enterprises

SMT

Senior Management Team

WCC

Workplace Consultative Committee

WHS Act

Work Health and Safety Act 2011