Abbreviations

AAPiAustralian Association of Psychologists Inc
AASWAustralian Association of Social Workers
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ACAAustralian Counselling Association
ACCHOAboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
ACPAAustralian Clinical Psychology Association
ACSQHC
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
ACSSOAustralian Council of State School Organisations
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
ADFAustralian Defence Force
AHMRCAboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW
AHPRA Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
AIHWAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
ALIVEAcademy of Lived Experience
AMAAustralian Medical Association
ANUAustralian National University
APACSAustralian Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools
APSAustralian Psychological Society
ARHENAustralian Rural Health Education Network
ASISTApplied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
AVAudio visual
CALDCulturally and linguistically diverse
CMOCommunity Managed Organisation
CMYCentre for Multicultural Youth
COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease of 2019
CPDContinuing professional development
DBTDialectical behaviour therapy
DVADepartment of Veterans’ Affairs
EDEmergency department
EPExercise physiologist
ESSAExercise and Sports Science Australia
FPSFocussed psychological strategies
FTEFull-time equivalent
GCMHSSGold Coast Mental Health and Specialist Services
GPGeneral practitioner
GPMHSCGeneral Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration
GROWGuiding Rural Outback Wellbeing
HHSHospital and Health Service
IPInternet Protocol
ITInformation technology
KALACCKimberley Aboriginal Law and Cultural Centre
KPIKey performance indicator
LEALived Experience Australia
LGBTIQ+Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer
LHNLocal Health Network
MBBSBachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery
MBSMedicare Benefits Schedule
MHAMental Health Australia
MHFAMental Health First Aid International
MHNIPMental Health Nurse Incentive Program
MSAMHSMetro South Addictions and Mental Health Services
MYSTMountains Youth Services Team
NACCHO
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
NAPLANNational Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy
NBNNational Broadband Network
NBRFNational Bushfire Recovery Fund
NDISNational Disability Insurance Scheme
NFRCNational Federation Reform Council
NGONon-government organisation
NMBANursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
NMHC National Mental Health Commission
NMHCCFNational Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum
NSCPNational School Chaplaincy Program
NSQDMH StandardsNational Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health Standards
NSWNew South Wales
PACFAPsychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia
PANDAPerinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia
PCPersonal computer
PC ReportProductivity Commission Report
PHN Primary Health Network
PPEPersonal protective equipment
PTSDPost-traumatic stress disorder
QAIHCQueensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
QNMUQueensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union
RACGPRoyal Australian College of General Practitioners
RANZCPRoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
RCARegional commissioning authority
RFDSRoyal Flying Doctor Service
SAGE AustraliaSex and Gender Education Australia
SGDSex and/or gender diverse
SPASpeech Pathology Australia
SPLA Committee
House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs
TAE
Training and Education
TV
Television
UK
United Kingdom
UTS
University of Technology Sydney
WAWestern Australia
WAAMHWestern Australian Association for Mental Health

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