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Annual Report 2010–11: Glossary

Abbreviation Definition
ACT Australian Capital Territory
AGD Attorney-General's Department
AGIMO Australian Government Management Information Office
AHRC Australian Human Rights Commission
AIAC Association of Information Access Commissioners
ALRC Australian Law Reform Commission
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
APPA Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities
APPs Australian Privacy Principles
APS Australian Public Service
ATO Australian Taxation Office
AusGOAL Australian Governments Open Access and Licensing Framework
AustLII Australasian Legal Information Institute
CPEA Cross-border Privacy Enforcement Arrangement
CRGIS Commonwealth Reference Group on Identity Security
Cth Commonwealth
Data-matching Act Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990 (Cth)
DBN data breach notification
DHS Department of Human Services
DIAC Department of Immigration and Citizenship
DoHA Department of Health and Ageing
DVA Department of Veterans’ Affairs
DVS Document Verification Service
EL Executive Level
EOI Evidence of Identity
FAQs     frequently asked questions
FMA Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 (Cth)
FOI Freedom of Information
FOI Act Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth)
govdex online platform for Australian Government agencies to communicate, share information and participate in closed consultative forums
govspace online communications platform to host OAIC public blog
GPEN Global Privacy Enforcement Network
GST goods and services tax
HI Act Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010 (Cth)
HI Service Healthcare Identifier Service
HPIs healthcare provider identifiers
HPI-Is    healthcare provider individual identifiers
HPI-Os  healthcare provider organisation identifiers
IAC Information Advisory Committee
IC Information Commissioner
IC Review Information Commissioner Review
ICON Information Contact Officers Network
ICT Information and Communications Technology
IHIs individual healthcare identifiers
IPPs Information Privacy Principles
IPS Information Publication Scheme
JACS Justice and Community Safety (ACT Department of)
metadata structured data that can be located and linked
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NBN National Broadband Network
NEHTA National E-Health Transition Authority
NISCG   National Identity Security Coordination Group
NISS National Identity Security Strategy
NPPs National Privacy Principles
NPR Number plate recognition
NSW New South Wales
NT Northern Territory
OAIC Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
OAICnet online OAIC platform for distributing email messages to stakeholders, the media and members of the public
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OH&S Occupational Health and Safety
OMI Own Motion Investigation
OPC Office of the Privacy Commissioner
OTS Office of Transport Security
PAA Privacy Authorities Australia
PAC Privacy Advisory Committee
Pathfinder APEC Data Privacy Pathfinder
PAW Privacy Awareness Week
PCEHR   Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record
PCO Privacy Contact Officer
PIA privacy impact assessment
PID Personal Information Digest
PNR Passenger Name Record
PM&C   Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Privacy Act Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
RAPID   Recognition and Analysis of Plates Identified
SDR Service Delivery Reform
SES Senior Executive Service
TFN tax file number
TLR Act Territories Law Reform Act 2010 (Cth)
WA Western Australia