Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAD Australian Antarctic Division
ABARES Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences
AHA Animal Health Australia
ALOP Appropriate level of sanitary and phytosanitary protection
ANPC Australian Network for Plant Conservation
Ballast Water Convention International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments
Biodiversity Convention Convention on Biological Diversity
CASAP Christmas Island Crazy Ant Scientific Advisory Committee
CAWS Council of Australasian Weed Societies
CITES Convention on Trade in Endangered Species
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CRC cooperative research centre
DPIPWE Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
EADRA Emergency Animal Disease Response Agreement
EHA Environment Health Australia (proposed)
EPBC Act Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)
EPPRD Emergency Plant Pest Response Deed
GBRMPA Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
IGAB Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity
IIGB Interim Inspector-General for Biosecurity
IMO International Maritime Organisation
IRA import risk analysis
MPSC Marine Pest Sectoral Committees
National Marine Pest System National System for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pest Incursions
NAQS Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy
NEBRA National Environmental Biosecurity Response Agreement
NECBRDES National Environment and Community Biosecurity Research Development and Extension Strategy
NGIA Nursery and Garden Industry Australia
NIMPIS National Introduced Marine Pest Information System
NRC New South Wales Natural Resources Commission
PHA Plant Health Australia
PWS Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service
Quarantine Act Quarantine Act 1908 (Cth)
SPS Agreement Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
TGFA Tasmanian Farmers and Braziers Association
WHA Wildlife Health Australia
WTMA Wet Tropics Management Authority
WONS Weeds of National Significance program
YCA yellow crazy ant
ZAA Zoo and Aquarium Associations

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