Annual Report 2005-2006

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Glossary of acronyms and abbreviations

ABAC APEC Business Advisory Council
ABCAP ABC Asia Pacific (television service)
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACC Australia–China Council
ACIAR Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
ADF Australian Defence Force
AFC Australian Film Commission
AFP Australian Federal Police
AIC Australia–India Council
AICC Australia International Cultural Council
AII Australia–Indonesia Institute
AIMF Australia–Indonesia Ministerial Forum
AIPRD Australia–Indonesia Partnership for Reconstruction and Development
AJF Australia–Japan Foundation
AKF Australia–Korea Foundation
ALABC Australia–Latin America Business Council
AMI Australia–Malaysia Institute
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
ANZCERTA Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (forum)
APIS Australian Passport Information Service
APS Australian Public Service
AQIS Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
ARF ASEAN Regional Forum
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASNO Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office
ATI Australia–Thailand Institute
AusAID Australian Agency for International Development
AUSFTA Australia–United States Free Trade Agreement
AUSMIN Australia–United States Ministerial Consultations
Austrade Australian Trade Commission
AWA Australian Workplace Agreement
BWC Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention
CAAR Council for Australian–Arab Relations
CAP Common Agricultural Policy (European Union)
CAS Cultural Awards Scheme
CDS Commonwealth Disability Strategy
CHR UN Commission on Human Rights
CMIS Consular Management Information System
COALAR Council on Australia Latin America Relations
CT Counter-terrorism
CTBT Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
CWC Chemical Weapons Convention
DAFF Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
DAP Direct Aid Program
DFAT Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DIMA Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs
DPRK Democratic People's Republic of Korea (also known as North Korea)
ECP Enhanced Cooperation Program
EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone
EFIC Export Finance and Insurance Corporation
EMS Environmental Management System
ERT Emergency Response Team
ESD Ecologically Sustainable Development
EU European Union
FMCT Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty
FMIS Financial Management Information System
FOI freedom of information
FTA free trade agreement
GCC Gulf Cooperation Council
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
ICT information and communications technology
IDETF Inter-Departmental Emergency Task Force
IMV International Media Visits
IOTWS Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System
IWC International Whaling Commission
JCLEC Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation
JCPAA (Parliamentary) Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit
JMC Joint Ministerial Commission
JSCFADT (Parliamentary) Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
JSCOT (Parliamentary) Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
LES locally engaged staff
LNG liquefied natural gas
MANPADS Man-Portable Air Defence Systems
MFN Most-Favoured Nation
MOU memorandum of understanding
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
NGO non-government organisation
NIA National Interest Account
NPT Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
NSG Nuclear Suppliers Group
NTAC National Threat Assessment Centre
ODIN Official Diplomatic Information Network
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OH&S occupational health and safety
OPO Overseas Property Office
PBS Portfolio Budget Statements
PIF Pacific Islands Forum
PNG Papua New Guinea
PSI Proliferation Security Initiative
RAMSI Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands
ROK Republic of Korea (also known as South Korea)
ROOS rules of origin
SAFTA Singapore–Australia Free Trade Agreement
SATIN Secure Australian Telecommunications and Information Network
SES Senior Executive Service
SLA Service Level Agreement
STARS Statistical Trade Analysis and Retrieval System
STOG Senior Trade Officials' Group
SVP Special Visits Program
TAFTA Thailand–Australia Free Trade Agreement
TEF Trade and Economic Framework
TPAC Trade Policy Advisory Council
TSD Trilateral Strategic Dialogue
UN United Nations
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
US United States of America
WDP Workplace Diversity Program
WEF World Economic Forum
WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction
WTO World Trade Organization

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