Part 9Reference material

Acronyms and abbreviations

AAIs—Accountable Authority Instructions

ABS—Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACT—Australian Capital Territory

AFP—Australian Federal Police

AGD—Attorney-General’s Department

AIA—American Institute of Architects

AIATSIS—Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

AM—Member of the Order of Australia

ANAO—Australian National Audit Office

ANZAC—Australian and New Zealand Army Corps

AO—Officer of the Order of Australia

APH—Australian Parliament House

APLAP—Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific

APS—Australian Public Service

APSC—Australian Public Service Commission

BCR—Building Condition Rating

BIS—Broadcasting Infrastructure Support

BMS—Building Management System

CCTV—Closed Circuit Television

CEO—Chief Executive Officer

CIO—Chief Information Officer

COO—Chief Operating Officer

CPRs—Commonwealth Procurement Rules

CRD—Central Reference Document

DIAU—Design Integrity and Archives Unit

DPS—Department of Parliamentary Services

EEGO—Energy Efficiency in Government Operations

EIM—Enterprise Information Management

EMMS—Electronic Media Monitoring Service

EPBC Act—Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

ESCR—Engineering Systems Condition Rating

ESD—Ecologically Sustainable Development

EUW—End User Workspace

EWIS—Emergency Warning and Intercommunication System

FOI Act—Freedom of Information Act 1982

FTE—Full Time Equivalent

FRAIA—Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects


GST—Goods and Services Tax

HCOs—Harassment Contact Officers

HIA—Head of Internal Audit

HMC—Historical Memorials Committee

HRC—Health and Recreation Centre

HSRs—Health and Safety Representatives

IAGDP—Indigenous Australian Government Development Program

ICT—Information and Communication Technology

IFLA—International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

JSCPL—Joint Standing Committee on the Parliamentary Library


KPIs—Key Performance Indicators

LFRAIA—Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects

LPG—Liquefied Petroleum Gas

MP—Member of Parliament

NAA—National Archives of Australia

NAIDOC—National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee

NGA—National Greenhouse Accounts

NPI—National Pollutant Inventory

ODS—Ozone-Depleting Substances

PBIM—Parliamentary Business Information Management

PCN—Parliamentary Computing Network

PEL—Parliamentary Executive Levels

PGPA Act—Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

PGPA Rule—Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014

PICTAB—Parliamentary ICT Advisory Board

PID Act—Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013

PIP—Parliamentarian Information Portal

PM&C—Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

PRRB—Parliamentary Recording and Reporting Branch

PS Act—Parliamentary Service Act 1999

PSIEN—Parliamentary Service Indigenous Employee Network

PSL—Parliamentary Service Levels

PSM—Public Service Medal

PSS—Parliamentary Security Service

RAP—Reconciliation Action Plan

RFID—Radio-frequency identification

RN—Registered Nurse

SES—Senior Executive Service

SMB—Security Management Board

SMEs—Small and Medium Enterprises

WCAG2.0—Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0

WHS—Work Health and Safety

WHS Act—Work Health and Safety Act 2011