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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(May 2014) 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
ANU
Australian National University
ANZSOG
Australia and New Zealand School of Government
APS Award
Australian Public Service Award 1998
APS
Australian Public Service
APSC
Australian Public Service Commission
APSED
APS Employment Database
APSEDii
APSED internet interface
ATO
Australian Taxation Office
Commission
Australian Public Service Commission
Commissioner
Australian Public Service Commissioner
DEEWR
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
DFAT
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DHS
Department of Human Services
DRALGAS
Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
DRET
Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism
EL
Executive Level
FOI Act
Freedom of Information Act 1982
FWC
Fair Work Commission
GPSC
Ghana Public Services Commission
HR
human resources
ICT
information and communications technology
ISAC
Independent Selection Advisory Committee
IT
information technology
LAFIA
Leading Australia's Future in the Asia–Pacific
OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PGPA Act
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PID Act
Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013
PNG
Papua New Guinea
PRC
promotion review committee
PS Act
Public Service Act 1999
RAP
Reconciliation Action Plan
Regulations
Public Service Regulations 1999
SES
Senior Executive Service