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Appendix Seven — Acronyms

Acronym or abbreviation
Expanded term
AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACBPS Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
ACT Australian Capital Territory
AFSA Australian Financial Security Authority
AGD Attorney-General's Department
AHRC Australian Human Rights Commission
AMCOS Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society
AML/CTF Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing
AMSRO Association of Market and Social Research Organisations
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
ANU Australian National University
ANZ Australia and New Zealand Banking Group
AO Officer of the Order of Australia
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
APPA Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities
APP Australian Privacy Principle
APS Australian Public Service
APRA Australasian Performing Right Association
ARCA Australian Retail Credit Association
ASIC Australian Securities and Investment Commission
ATO Australian Taxation Office
AustLII Australasian Legal Information Institute
AUSTRAC Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
AWA Australian Workplace Agreement
CBPR Cross-border Privacy Rules
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CII Commissioner initiated investigation
CPEA Cross-border Privacy Enforcement Arrangement
CRG Commonwealth Reference Group on Identity Security
CSHC Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DBN Data breach notification
DET Department of Education and Training
DHS Department of Human Services
DIBP Department of Immigration and Border Protection
DSS Department of Social Services
DVA Department of Veterans' Affairs
DVS Document Verification Service
EAP Employee Assistance Program
EDR External dispute resolution
EL Executive Level
EOI Evidence of identity
eTP Electronic transfer of prescriptions
EU European Union
FOI Freedom of information
FRLI Federal Register of Legislative Instruments
FTE Full-time equivalent
GBRMPA Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
GPEN Global Privacy Enforcement Network
GST Goods and services tax
HSBC Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
HI Healthcare identifiers
IAC Information Advisory Committee
iappANZ International Association of Privacy Professionals Australia & New Zealand
IC review Information Commissioner review
ICON Information Contact Officer Network
IFA Individual Flexibility Arrangements
IMT International Money Transfer
Information Commissioner Australian Information Commissioner, within the meaning of the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010.
IPC NSW Information and Privacy Commission
IPP Information Privacy Principle
IPS Information Publication Scheme
IVF In vitro fertilisation
LCA Committee Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
MOU Memorandum of understanding
NAIDOC National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
NBIF National Biometric Interoperability Framework
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NISCG National Identity Security Coordination Group
NPP National Privacy Principle
NRS National Repositories Service
OAIC Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OMI Own motion investigation
PAA Privacy Authorities Australia
PAC Privacy Advisory Committee
PAES Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
PAW Privacy Awareness Week
PBS Portfolio Budget Statement
PCEHR Personally controlled electronic health record
PIA Privacy impact assessment
PID Public interest determination
PNR Passenger Name Record
PSM Public Service Medal
SES Senior Executive Service
SME Small and medium enterprises
TAP Talking about performance
TFN Tax file number
TPID Temporary public interest determination
TPPs Territory Privacy Principles
WSML Western Sydney Medicare Local
WHS Workplace Health and Safety