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Abbreviations

Term

Description

AAOs

Administrative Arrangement Orders

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACMA

Australian Communications and Media Authority

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

ADF

Australian Defence Force

AHRI

Australian Human Resources Institute

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

APS

Australian Public Service

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

APSED

Australian Public Service Employment Database

ATO

Australian Taxation Office

BOM

Bureau of Meteorology

CALD

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

COO

Chief Operating Officer

COO Committee

Chief Operating Officers' Committee

COVID

Coronavirus disease

COVID-19

Coronavirus disease

DAWE

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

DESE

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DPS

Department of Parliamentary Services

DTA

Digital Transformation Agency

EL

Executive Level

GDP

Gross domestic product

GLAM

Galleries, libraries, archives and museums

HR

Human Resources

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IT

Information Technology

LGBTIQ+

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Questioning/Queer +

MBS

Medical Benefits Schedule

NBRA

National Bushfire Recovery Agency

NCM

National Coordination Mechanism

NESB

Non-English Speaking Background

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

NZ

New Zealand

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development

PDMS

Parliamentary Document Management System

PM&C

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

QLD

Queensland

SA

South Australia

SES

Senior Executive Service

STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

TAS

Tasmania

UK

United Kingdom

UN

United Nations

U.S.

United States

WA

Western Australia

VIC

Victoria