Abbreviations and acronyms

Abbreviations and acronyms

ACOSS

Australian Council of Social Service

ABC

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ACF

Australian Conservation Foundation

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

Adaptation Framework

National Climate Change Adaptation Framework

Adaptation Position Paper

Adapting to Climate Change: An Australian Government Position Paper

AFAC

Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council

AFPA

Australian Forest Products Association

AGD

Attorney-General's Department

AGDRP

Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment

AHPPC

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee

ALGA

Australian Local Government Association

AMA

Australian Medical Association

AMSTECI

Association for Mitigation Studies for Top End Cyclones Inc.

AMTA

Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association

ANEDO

Australian Network of Environmental Defender's Offices

ANRA

Australian National Retailers Association

APS

Australian Psychological Society

ARC

Australian Research Council

AusMATs

Australian Medical Assistance Teams

BITRE

Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics

BTE

Bureau of Transport Economics

BoM

Bureau of Meteorology

Bushfire CRC

Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre

CAHA

The Climate and Health Alliance

CCWA

Conservation Council of Western Australia

CFA

Country Fire Authority

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CRCS

The Centre for Risk and Community Safety

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CSO

community service organisations

DBCDE

Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

DCCEE

Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

DEA

Doctors for the Environment Australia

DIICCSRTE

Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education

DIRS

Disaster Income Recovery Subsidy

DoHA

Department of Health and Ageing

DSE

Department of Sustainability and Environment (Victoria)

EMA

Emergency Management Australia

FFDI

Forest Fire Danger Index

GDP

gross domestic product

GHG

global greenhouse gas

IAG

Insurance Australia Group

ICA

Insurance Council of Australia

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

LGAQ

Local Government Association of Queensland

NCCARF

National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

NDRRA

Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements

NECCSC

National Emergency Call Centre Surge Capability

NIAC

National Insurance Affordability Council

NSW

New South Wales

SA

South Australia

SEMC

State Emergency Management Committee (South Australia)

SEWPaC

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

SREX

Special Report of the IPCC: Managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaption

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

WA

Western Australia

WMO

World Meteorological Organisation

WALGA

Western Australian Local Government Association

WSSA

Water Services Association of Australia

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