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Abbreviations and acronyms

Section 5(1)(c) of Attachment A of the Requirements for annual reports for departments, executive agencies and FMA Act bodies (June 2013) states that an annual report must contain ‘a glossary to make clear the meanings of any abbreviations and acronyms used’. This list of abbreviations and acronyms fulfils that requirement.

ADF - Australian Defence Force

AFP - Australian Federal Police

ANZSOG - Australia and New Zealand School of Government

APS - Australian Public Service

APSC - Australian Public Service Commission

APSED - APS Employment Database

APSEDii - APSED internet interface

AusAID - Australian Agency for International Development

Blueprint - Ahead of the game: Blueprint for the reform of Australian Government administration

Commission - Australian Public Service Commission

Commissioner - Public Service Commissioner

DEEWR - Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

EL - Executive Level

FMA Act - Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

HR - human resources

ICT - information and communication technology

ISAC - Independent Selection Advisory Committee

LAFIA - Leading Australia’s Future in the Asia–Pacific

OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PNG - Papua New Guinea

PRC - promotion review committee

PS Act - Public Service Act 1999

RAMSI - Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands

SES - Senior Executive Service