Abbreviations and Acronyms

Abbreviations and Acronyms

ACFA

Australian Conservation Foundation

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

AFMA

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

ANEDO

Australian Network of Environmental Defender's Offices

AWC

Australian Wildlife Conservancy

Biodiversity Strategy

Australia's Biodiversity Conservation Strategy 2010‑2030

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

EIA

environmental impact assessment

EPBC Act

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)

Emergency Listings Bill

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Emergency Listings) Bill 2011 (Cth)

FPAL

finalised priority assessment list'

Hawke review

Department of the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, The Australian Environment Act: Report of the Independent review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, October 2009

HSI

Humane Society International

HSP

Commonwealth Fisheries Harvest Strategy Policy

IUCN

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

KTP

key threatening process

MNES

matter of national environmental significance

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

NERP

National Environmental Research Program

NCC NSW

Nature Conservation Council of New South Wales

NFF

National Farmers' Federation

NPA NSW

National Parks Association of New South Wales

NPAC

National Parks Australia Council

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

PPAL

proposed priority assessment list

Ramsar wetlands

wetlands of international importance listed under the Ramsar Convention

RFA

regional forest agreement

SEWPAC

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

SPRAT

National Species Profile and Threat register

TAP

threat abatement plan

TERN

Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network

TSSC

Threatened Species Scientific Committee

US

United States

WONS

weeds of national significance

WWF-Australia

World Wide Fund for Nature Australia

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