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Abbreviations and acronyms

AACTA - Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts
ABC - Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABS - Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACTF - Australian Children’s Television Foundation
ADG - Australian Directors’ Guild
AFI - American Film Institute
AFTRS - Australian Film Television and Radio School
AHPRA - Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
AIDC - Australian International Documentary Conference
AJE - Al Jazeera English
ANAO - Australian National Audit Office
AR - augmented reality
AWG - Australian Writers’ Guild
AWGIE - Australian Writers’ Guild Award
BFI - British Film Institute
BBC - British Broadcasting Corporation
COVID-19 - disease caused by a new strain of Coronavirus that emerged in 2019
CP - Corporate Plan
DAF - Documentary Australia Foundation
DFAT - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
EFM - European Film Market
EMT - entertainment media and technology (sectors)
ESD - ecologically sustainable development
FAICD - Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
FINSIA - Financial Services Institute of Australasia
FOI Act - Freedom of Information Act 1982
GAICD - Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
IGTV - Instagram TV
IP - intellectual property
KMP - Key Management Personnel
KPI - key performance indicator
MEAA - Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance
MIPCOM - Marché International des Programmes de Communication (international market for entertainment content)
MPDAA - Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia
MR - mixed reality
MIFF - Melbourne International Film Festival
NITV - National Indigenous Television
NZFC - New Zealand Film Commission
P&A - Prints & Advertising
PBS - Portfolio Budget Statement
PEO - Principal Executive Office
PEP - Producer Equity Program
PGPA Act - Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
POCU - Producer Offset and Co-production Unit
PwC - PricewaterhouseCoopers
QAPE - Qualifying Australian Production Expenditure
RMCC - Refugee Migrant Children Centre
ROW - rest of world
SBS - Special Broadcasting Service
SPA - Screen Producers Australia
SPII Unit - Strategic Policy and Industry Insights Unit
SVOD - subscription video-on-demand
SXSW - South by Southwest (conference and festivals)
TIF - Temporary Interruption Fund
TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival
VR - virtual reality
XR - extended reality