Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronyms and Abbreviations

ABBM Able Seaman
ACS Australian Customs Service
ADE [HMAS] Adelaide
ADF Australian Defence Force
ADFA Australian Defence Force Academy
ADO Australian Defence Organisation
AEST Australian Eastern Standard Time
AFP Australian Federal Police
AMSA Australian Maritime Safety Authority
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
APS Australian Protective Services
APS Australian Public Service
AQIS Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
ASIO Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation
AST Australian Theatre
ASTJIC Australian Theatre Joint Intelligence Centre
AusSAR Australian Search and Rescue
AVM Air Vice Marshal
CDF Chief of Defence Force
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CMI Certain Maritime Incident
CJTF Commander Joint Task Force
CMSP Civil Maritime Surveillance Program
CN Chief of Navy
CO Commander
COMAST Commander Australian Theatre
DFAT Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DIMA Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs
DIMIA Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
DJOPS Director Joint Operations
DLO Departmental Liaison Officer
DML  Director Media Liaison
DSD Defence Signals Directorate
DTRS Department of Transport and Regional Services
EOTS Electro-Optical Tracking System
EXCOM Executive Committee
FAA First Administrative Arrangements
HPACC Head Public Affairs and Corporate Communication
HQNORCOM Head Quarters Northern Command
HSC Head Strategic Command
IAS Intelligence Analysis Section
IDC interdepartmental committee
INP Indonesian National Police
INTSUM Intelligence Summary
IOC Information Oversight Committee
IOM International Organisation for Migration
IRDS  Infra-Red Detection System
LSCK Leading Seaman Cook
MAPACC Military Adviser Public Affairs and Corporate Communication
MC Maritime Commander
MINDEF Defence Minister
MoPS Members of Parliament Staff
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NCC Naval Component Commander
NORCOM Northern Command
ONA Office of National Assessments
OPSUM Operations Summary
OSCA Office of Strategic Crime Assessments
PACC Public Affairs and Corporate Communication
PM & C Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
PNG Papua New Guinea
PST People Smuggling Taskforce
PUAs possible unauthorised arrivals
RAAF Royal Australian Airforce
RAN Royal Australian Navy
RCC Rescue Coordination Centre
RHIB rigid hull inflatable boat
ROE Rules of Engagement
SAS Special Air Services
SCD Strategic Command Division
SIEV Suspected Illegal Entry Vessel
sitrep situation report
SOLAS Safety of Life at Sea
SUNC suspected unauthorised non-citizen
TSE Transit Security Element
UA unauthorised arrival
UBA unauthorised boat arrival
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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