Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ABC

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ACCAN

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

ACMA

Australian Communications and Media Authority

AFAC

Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council

AFP

Australian Federal Police

AMTA

Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association

ANZPAA

Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency

APT

Asia-Pacific Telecommunity

Auslan

Australian sign language

AWG

Asia-Pacific Telecommunity Wireless Group

CIRS

Critical Infrastructure Resilience Strategy

CMTS

cellular mobile telephone service

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

COW

Cells on Wheels

CRA

Commercial Radio Australia

CSG

Communications Sector Group

CTS

cordless telephone service

DBCDE

Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

DSRR

digital short range radio

ECP

emergency call person

ESO

emergency service organisation

FCC

United States Federal Communications Commission

FESA

Fire and Emergency Services Agency of Western Australia

GSM

global system for mobile communications

ISM

industrial, scientific, medical

ITU

International Telecommunications Union

LGAQ

Local Government Association of Queensland

MEOW

Mobile Exchanges on Wheels

MHz

megahertz

MOU

memorandum of understanding

NBN

National Broadband Network

NCCGR

National Coordination Committee for Government Radiocommunications

NCID

National Council on Intellectual Disability

NHK

Nippon Hoso Kyokai (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

NPSPAC

National Public Safety Planning Advisory Committee

NRS

National Relay Service

PFA

Police Federation of Australia

PPDR

public protection and disaster relief

PSBL

Public Safety Broadband License

PSSTC

Public Safety Spectrum Trust Corporation

P2P

fixed point to point

RSS

Really Simple Syndication

SAFECOM

South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission

SatCOW

Satellite Cells on Wheels

SBS

Special Broadcasting Service

SCPEM

Standing Council for Police and Emergency Management

SES

State Emergency Service

SEWS

standard emergency warning signal

the Act

Radiocommunications Act 1992

the Committee

Senate Environment and Communications References Committee

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol

TTY

teletypewriter

YellowBird ALERT

YellowBird Automatic Linking to Emergency Radio Transmissions

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