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Part 6: Abbreviations and acronyms

APS
Australian Public Service
APSC
Australian Public Service Commission
AusIndustry
Program delivery division within the department helping new and existing Australian businesses innovate, grow and succeed
AUSKEY
Single pass login for business to access a number of government online services, such as the Standard Business Reporting website
Commercialisation Australia
Specialist program within the department acting as primary source of assistance for commercialisation activities
Data Ginger Group
Governance committee tasked with marshalling program data holdings for the purposes of effective administration, monitoring and evaluation of department programs
DEEWR
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
DIICCSRTE
Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
DIISR
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
EL
Executive Level 1 and 2 staff
Enterprise Connect
Departmental division responsible for policies and programs aimed at improving innovation, productivity, global competitiveness and market access
Executive Board
Secretary, Associate Secretary and deputy secretaries
ICT
Information and Communication Technology
Middle Management
Supervisory staff, typically Executive Level 2
MoG
Machinery of Government change
QPERT
Quarterly Performance Executive Reporting Tool. Internal report measuring the department and divisional KPIs against benchmarks with respect to finance, stakeholders, compliance and people management
SES
Senior Executive Service
Skills Connect
Departmental skills division supporting industry and employers to implement skills strategies
SOSR
Australian Public Service Commissioner's State of the Service Report
VANguard
ICT program providing a suite of online authentication services to secure business-to-government and government-to-government transactions
VET
Vocational Education and Training