Abbreviations

Abbreviations

ACCC

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

ACMA

Australian Communications and Media Authority

ANZPOD

Australian and New Zealand Parents of Deaf Children

AOM

Acute otitis media

ARDS

Aboriginal Resource and Development Services

ASCC

Australian Safety and Compensation Council

ASOHNS

Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgeons

BSA

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

CALD

culturally and linguistically diverse

CMV

Cytomegalovirus

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

the committee

Community Affairs References Committee

CRC

Cooperative Research Centre

CRS

Congenital Rubella Syndrome

CSO

Community Service Obligation

CSOM

Chronic suppurative otitis media

dB

Decibels

deafblind

people who are deaf and blind

DIISR

Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

DOHA

Department of Health and Ageing

DVA

Department of Veterans Affairs

Ear, Nose and Throat

ENT

ESL

English as a Second Language

FaHCSIA

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

FASD

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

GP

General Practitioner

HCIA

Hearing Care Industry Association

HIDKON

Hearing Impaired and Deaf Kindred Organisation Network

HLPP

Hearing Loss Prevention Program

Hz

Hertz

LOCHI

Longitudinal Outcomes of Children with Hearing Impairment

NAAJA

Northern Australian Aboriginal Justice Association

NABS

National Auslan Interpreter Booking and Payment Service

NAL

National Acoustic Laboratory

NEDA

National Ethnic Disability Alliance

NHEWS

National Hazard Exposure Worker Surveillance

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

NIHL

Noise induced hearing loss

NSA

National Seniors Association

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

NT DET

Northern Territory Department of Education and Training

OATSIH

Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

OHS

Office of Hearing Services

OME

Otitis media with effusion

ONIHL

Occupational noise induced hearing loss

PATS

Patient Assisted Travel Scheme

RAOM

Recurrent acute otitis media

RHL

Recreational Hearing Loss

SA

South Australia

SARRAH

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health

SHHH

Self Help for Hard of Hearing People

WA

Western Australia

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