Abbreviations and acronyms

​​ABARES – Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences
ACPPO – Australian Chief Plant Protection Officer
ACLEI – Australian Commissioner for Law Enforcement Integrity
ACLUMP – Australian Collaborative Land Use and Management Programme
ACVO – Australian Chief Veterinary Officer
AECL – Australian Egg Corporation Limited
AFMA – Australian Fisheries Management Authority
AGWA – Australian Grape and Wine Authority
AMIS – Agricultural Market Information System
AMPC – Australian Meat Processor Corporation Limited
AMR – anti-microbial resistance
APEC – Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum
ANAO – Australian National Audit Office
APL – Australian Pork Limited
APS – Australian Public Service
APSC – Australian Public Service Commission
APVMA – Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
AQUAPLAN – Australia’s National Strategic Plan for Aquatic Animal Health
AQUAVETPLAN – Australian Aquatic Veterinary Emergency Plan
ASEAN – Association of South-East Asian Nations
AUSVETPLAN – Australian Veterinary Emergency Plan
AWI – Australian Wool Innovation Limited
CAL – Country Action List
CBIS – Compliance-Based Inspection Scheme
CEBRA – Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis
CHAFTA – China–Australia Free Trade Agreement
CSIRO – Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DFAT – Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DHS – Department of Human Services
EGILAT – APEC Expert Group on Illegal Logging and Associated Trade
EMC – Executive Management Committee
EMPPLAN – Australian Emergency Marine Pest Plan
EPPRD – Emergency Plant Pest Response Deed
ESCAS – Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System
ESD – ecologically sustainable development
FHA – Farm Household Allowance
FIAC – Forest Industry Advisory Council
FOI – freedom of information
FOI Act – Freedom of Information Act 1982
FMD – foot-and-mouth disease
FRDC – Fisheries Research and Development Corporation
FSANZ – Food Standards Australia New Zealand
FTA – free trade agreement
FTE – full-time equivalent
FWPA – Forest and Wood Products Australia
GRDC – Grains Research and Development Corporation
GST – goods and services tax
GVG – Green Vehicle Guide
GVP – gross value of production
GWRDC – Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation
HAL – Horticulture Australia Limited
HIA H – International Animal Health Emergency Reserve
IBIS – International Biosecurity Intelligence System
ICAC – International Cotton Advisory Committee
ICT – information and communication technology
IGAB – Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity
IIGB – Interim Inspector-General of Biosecurity
IPAM – Integrated Performance Appraisal Model
IPPC – International Plant Protection Convention
IRA – import risk analysis
IPS – Information Publication Scheme
ISPM – International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures
IUU – illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
JAEPA – Japan–Australia Economic Partnership Agreement
KAFTA – Korea–Australia Free Trade Agreement
LGBTI – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex
LiveCorp – Australian Livestock Export Corporation
MACS – G20 Meeting of Agricultural Chief Scientists
MLA – Meat and Livestock Australia Limited
MoU – memorandum of understanding
NAIDOC – National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee
NAQS – Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy
NEBRA – National Environmental Biosecurity Response Agreement
NBC – National Biosecurity Committee
NLIS – National Livestock Identification System
NMG – National Management Group
NRAC – National Rural Advisory Committee
NRM – natural resource management
NRS – National Residue Survey
NRS Act – National Residue Survey Administration Act 1992
OGA – overseas government quarantine agencies
OGC – Office of the General Counsel
OIE – World Organisation for Animal Health
OIV – International Organisation of Vine and Wine
P3M3 – Portfolio, Programme and Project Management Maturity Model
PDMS – Parliamentary Document Management System
PGPA Act – Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PLANTPLAN – Australian Emergency Plant Pest Response Plan
QAP – Quarantine Approved Premises​
RD&E – Research, development and extension
RFA – Regional Forestry Agreement
RIS – Regulation Impact Statement
RPOA – Regional Plan of Action to Promote Responsible Fishing Practices in South East Asia
SBQI – Stronger Biosecurity and Quarantine Initiative
SDM – Service Delivery Modernisation
SES – Senior Executive Service
SFA – Statutory funding agreement
SIOFA – Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement
SPS – Sanitary and phytosanitary
TFA – WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
TBT – Technical Barriers to Trade
VR – voluntary redundancy
WHS – work health and safety
WTO – World Trade Organization

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