ABCBAustralian Building Codes Board
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ACCCAustralian Competition and Consumer Commission
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
AECAustralian Electoral Commission
AILAAustralian Institute of Landscape Architects
ALCAustralian Logistics Council
ALGAAustralian Local Government Association
AMSAmsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions
ANEFAustralian Noise Exposure Forecast
ANSTOAustralian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
APRAAustralian Prudential Regulation Authority
APVMAAustralian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
ARAAustralasian Railway Association
ASBECAustralian Sustainable Built Environment Council
ATAPAustralian Transport Assessment and Planning
ATOAustralian Taxation Office
ATSEAustralian Academy of Technology and Engineering
AURINAustralian Urban Research Network
AVautomated vehicles
BASIXBuilding Sustainability Index
BBRFBuilding Better Regions Fund
BCRbenefit-cost ratio
BEECBuilding Energy Efficiency Certificate
BICBus Industry Confederation
BIMbuilding information modelling
BMSBuilding Management Systems
B2Bbusiness to business
B2Cbusiness to consumer
CBDcentral business district/Commercial Building Disclosure
CCCLMCouncil of Capital City Lord Mayors
CCTVclosed-circuit television
CEOChief Executive Officer
CGTCapital Gains Tax
CHPcommunity housing provider
COAGCouncil of Australian Governments
COTACouncil on the Ageing
CRCCooperative Research Centre
CSIROCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CURCentre for Urban Research (RMIT)
CUSPCurtin University Sustainability Policy Institute
DADevelopment Approval
DERdistributed energy resources
DIRDDepartment of Infrastructure and Regional Development
EAEngineers Australia
EAROPHEastern Regional Organisation for Planning and Human Settlements
EDOsEnvironmental Defenders’ Offices
EICEconomist Intelligence Unit
EJDeffective job density
EPAEnvironment Protection Authority
ESDEcologically Sustainable Development
EVelectric vehicle
FBTFringe Benefits Tax
FTEfull-time equivalent
GBCAGreen Building Council of Australia
GDPgross domestic product
GPOPGreater Parramatta and the Olympic Peninsula
GPRGreyfield Precinct Renewal
GPSGlobal Positioning System
GRESBGlobal Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark
GROWGeelong Region Opportunities for Work
GSCGreater Sydney Commission
GSTGoods and Services Tax
G20Group of Twenty
HIAHousing Industry Association
HKHong Kong
HPVhigh productivity vehicle
HSRHigh Speed Rail
ICMAInternational City/Country Management Association
ICTinformation and communications technology
IoTInternet of Things
IoTAAInternet of Things Alliance Australia
IPFAInfrastructure and Project Financing Agency
ITFInternational Transport Forum
JCUJames Cook University
kWhkilowatt hour
LEDlight emitting diode
LEPLocal Environmental Plan
LEVlow emission vehicle
LGALocal Government Area
LGA SALocal Government Association of South Australia
LVRloan to value ratio
MBAMaster Builders Australia
MOUMemorandum of Understanding
MPAMetropolitan Planning Authority
MTRMass Transit Railway Corporation Limited
NABERSNational Australian Built Environment Rating System
NAGANorthern Alliance for Greenhouse Action
NAHANational Affordable Housing Agreement
NatHERSNationwide House Energy Rating Scheme
NBNNational Broadband Network
NCCNational Construction Code
NDIANational Disability Insurance Agency
NGAANational Growth Areas Alliance
NGOnon-government organisation
NHFICNational Housing Finance and Investment Corporation
NHIFNational Housing Infrastructure Facility
NHMRCNational Health and Medical Research Council
NOxNitrogen Oxides
NPVnet present value
NSRFNational Stronger Regions Fund
NSWNew South Wales
NUPNational Urban Policy
NWCNational Water Commission
NWINational Water Initiative
OECDOrganisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OEHOffice of Environment and Heritage (NSW)
OSCAROrganisation Sunshine Coast Association of Residents
PIAPlanning Institute of Australia
PMparticulate matter
PTpublic transport
QUTQueensland University of Technology
RAAFRoyal Australian Air Force
RACRoyal Automobile Club
RAIRegional Australia Institute
RCARegional Capitals Australia
RDARegional Development Australia
RDDRegional Development and Decentralisation Committee
REMRapid Energy Modelling
RLCIPRegional and Local Community Infrastructure Program
RMITRoyal Melbourne Institute of Technology
ROIreturn on investment
RUNRegional Universities Network
SCCAShopping Centre Council of Australia
SCCANZSmart Cities Council Australia New Zealand
SCOTIStanding Council on Transport Infrastructure
SDGSustainable Development Goals
SESouth East
SEKSwedish Krona
SIBASpatial Industry Business Association
SMEsmall and medium enterprises
SPASustainable Population Australia
SWIRLSouth-West Illawarra Rail Link
TACTransport Accident Commission
TAFETechnical and Further Education
TCPATown and Country Planning Association
Transport Impacts of Employment Decentralisation in Australian Cities
tkmtonne kilometres
TODtransit oriented development
UCCUrban Consolidations Centres
UKUnited Kingdom
UKCRICUK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities
UNUnited Nations
UNDESAUnited Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs
UNFCCCUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
US/USAUnited States of America
UTSUniversity of Technology Sydney
WAWestern Australia
WHOWorld Health Organisation
WSAAWater Services Association of Australia
WSUDwater sensitive urban design

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