Abbreviations

AASW Australian Association of Social Workers
AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ABF Australian Border Force
ACEM Australasian College of Emergency Medicine
ACFID Australia Council for International Development
AHRC Australian Human Rights Commission
AFP Australian Federal Police
ALHR Australian Lawyers for Human Rights
AMA Australian Medical Association
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
APS Australian Psychological Society
ASRC Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
AWSWN Australian Women in Support of Women on Nauru
BCEO Brisbane Catholic Education Office
CAT Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment of Punishment
CMO Chief Medical Officer
CPR Commonwealth Procurement Rules
CRC United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
CSS Connect Settlement Services
DFAT Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DFR Doctors for Refugees
DIBP Department of Immigration and Border Protection
ERC Edmund Rice Centre
FCA Federal Court of Australia
FCC Federal Circuit Court
FOI Freedom of Information
HREOC Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission
HRLC Human Rights Law Centre
HRW Human Rights Watch
ICC International Criminal Court
ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICESCR International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
ICJ International Court of Justice
IHMS International Health and Medical Services
ILO International Labour Organization
IMA Irregular Maritime Arrival
JSS Jesuit Social Services
LCA Law Council of Australia
LGBT Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MYEFO Mid-Year Economic Fiscal Outlook
NGO Non-Government Organisation
OAIC Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
ODA Official Development Assistance
OPCAT Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
OSSTT Overseas Services to Survivors of Torture and Trauma
PBS Portfolio Budget Statement
PCBU Person conducting a business or undertaking
PNG Papua New Guinea
POMS Planning and Operational Management System
PRC Peoples Republic of China
PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
RACP Royal Australasian College of Physicians
RACGP Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
RANZCP Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
RCA Refugee Council of Australia
RPC Regional Processing Centre
RPNGC Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary
RSD Refugee Status Determination
SKM Sinclair Knight Mertz
UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund
UNLC University of Newcastle Legal Centre
USA United States of America
WHO World Health Organisation

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