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Appendix 8 — Acronyms and abbreviations

Acronyms and abbreviations list
Acronym or abbreviationExpanded term
AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ACMA Australian Communications and Media Authority
AGD Attorney-General’s Department
AGIMO Australian Government Information Management Office
AHRC Australian Human Rights Commission
AIAC Association of Information Access Commissioners
ALRC Australian Law Reform Commission
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
APPA Asia-Pacific Privacy Authorities
APPs Australian Privacy Principles
APS Australian Public Service
ASIC Australian Securities and Investment Commission
ATO Australian Taxation Office
AusGOAL Australian Governments Open Access and Licensing Framework
AustLII Australasian Legal Information Institute
CBPR Cross-border Privacy Rules
CPEA Cross-border Privacy Enforcement Arrangement
CWP Cyber White Paper
DBCDE Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
DBN Data breach notification
DCCEE Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
DFAT Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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
FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
FOI Freedom of information
FOI Act Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth)
GPEN Global Privacy Enforcement Network
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 Identifiers for Organisations
IAC Information Advisory Committee
ICDPPC International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners
ICON Information Contact Officer Network
IC review Information Commissioner review
IHIs Individual Healthcare Identifiers
IPPs Information Privacy Principles
IPS Information Publication Scheme
JACS ACT Department of Justice and Community Safety
KPI Key performance indicator
MOU Memorandum of understanding
NAA National Archives of Australia
NEHTA National E-Health Transition Authority
NISCG National Identity Security Coordination Group
NPPs National Privacy Principles
OAIC Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
OMI Own motion investigation
OPC Office of the Privacy Commissioner
OTS Office of Transport Security
PAA Privacy Authorities Australia
PAC Privacy Advisory Committee
PAW Privacy Awareness Week
PCEHR Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record
PIA Privacy Impact Assessment
PID Public Interest Determination
PMC Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
PNR Passenger name record
PPS Register Personal Property Securities Register
Privacy Act Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
PSI Public sector information
TFN Tax file number
WHS Workplace Health and Safety