Abbreviations and acronyms

​​​ABARES - Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences
ACLEI - Australian Commissioner for Law Enforcement Integrity
AFMA - Australian Fisheries Management Authority
ANAO - Australian National Audit Office
APVMA - Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
AQUAPLAN - Australia’s National Strategic Plan for Aquatic Animal Health
AQUAVETPLAN - Australian Aquatic Veterinary Emergency Plan
AUSVETPLAN - Australian Veterinary Emergency Plan
BICON - Biosecurity Import Conditions system
CSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DFAT  - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
EADRA - Emergency Animal Disease Response Agreement
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
FOI Act - Freedom of Information Act 1982
FOI - freedom of information
FTE - full-time equivalent
GST - goods and services tax
ICT - information and communication technology
IPPC - International Plant Protection Convention
IPS - Information Publication Scheme
ISF - Institute for Sustainable Futures
IUU - illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
NAQS - Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy
NEBRA - National Environmental Biosecurity Response Agreement
NRS - National Residue Survey
NRS Act - National Residue Survey Administration Act 1992
OAM - Order of Australia
OIE - World Organisation for Animal Health
PLANTPLAN - Australian Emergency Plant Pest Response Plan
RD&E - Research, development and extension
SDL - Sustainable Diversion Limit
SES - Senior Executive Service
US - United States
WELS - Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards scheme
WELS Act - Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005
WHS - work health and safety
WTO - World Trade Organization

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Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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