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Report on Government Services 2023


Acronyms and abbreviations

The acronyms and abbreviations used in the Report on Government Services 2023

AcronymSpelt out
AAGR Average Annual Growth Rate
ABO ABO Blood Group system
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ABSTUDY Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Study Assistance Scheme
ACARA Australian Curriculum and Assessment Reporting Authority
ACAT Aged Care Assessment Teams
ACECQA Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority
ACER Australian Council for Educational Research
ACFI Aged Care Funding Instrument
ACHI Australian Classification of Health Interventions
ACQSC Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
ACRRM Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
ACSQHC Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
ACT Australian Capital Territory
ACTSES ACT State Emergency Service
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution
AEDC Australian Early Development Census
AFP Australian Federal Police
AFSR Annual Financial Sustainability Report
AG Activity Group
AHMC Australian Health Ministers’ Conference
AHPRA Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
AIRS Australian Incident Reporting System
AISC Australian Industry and Skills Committee
AMEP Adult Migrant English Program
AMI Acute Myocardial Infarction
AN-ACC Australian National Aged Care Classification
ANZPAA Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency
ANZSOC Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification
AQF Australian Qualifications Framework
ARIA Accessibility/Remoteness Index for Australia
ASCSIMT Australian School Climate and School Identification Measurement Tool
ASGS Australian Statistical Geography Standard
ASQA Australian Skills Quality Authority
ASR Age-Standardised Rate
AUSTRAC Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
AVETMISS Australian Vocational Education and Training Management Information Statistical Standard
BCC Basic Community Care
BEACH Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health
C&P Care and Protection Orders
CAD Computer Aided Dispatch
CaFIS Children and Family Intensive Support
CALD Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
CCB Child Care Benefit
CCMS Child Care Management System
CCS Child Care Subsidy
CCSS Child Care Subsidy System
CD Collection District
CFA Country Fire Authority
CFS Country Fire Service
CH Community housing
CHART Changing Habits and Reaching Targets
CHBOI Core Hospital-Based Outcome Indicators
CHO Community Housing Organisation
CHS Canberra Health Services
CHSP Commonwealth Home Support Program
CI Confidence Intervals
CNOS Canadian National Occupancy Standard
COAG Council of Australian Governments
COVID Coronavirus Disease
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
CR Crude Rate
CRA Commonwealth Rent Assistance
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CSTDA Commonwealth, State and Territory Disability Agreement
CSV Court Services Victoria
CYPQ Children and Youth Person Questionnaire
DCJ NSW Department of Community and Justice
DDA Disability Discrimination Act
Dept Departmental
DES Disability Employment Services
DFES Department of Fire and Emergency Services
DHAC Australian Government Department of Health and Community Services
DMS Disability Management Services
DRG Diagnosis Related Group
DSS Department of Social Services
DVA Department of Veterans’ Affairs
ECEC Early Childhood Education and Care
ERP Estimated Resident Population
ESS Employment Support Services
FCA Federal Court of Australia
FCFCOA Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
FCNSW Forestry Corporation NSW
FFMVIC Forest Fire Management Victoria
FRNSW Fire and Rescue NSW
FRV Fire Rescue Victoria
FTB Family Tax Benefit
FTE Full Time Equivalent
GGFCE General Government Final Consumption Expenditure
GP General Practice
HEA Health expenditure Australia
HHS Hospital and Health Service
HoNOS Health of the Nation Outcomes Scale
HoNOSCA Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Children and Adolescents
HPV Human Papillomavirus
HRT Health Round Table
HSMR Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio
ICD International Classification of Diseases
ICD-10-AM International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems - 10th Revision - Australian modification
ICH Indigenous Community Housing
ICSEA Index of Community Socio-Educational Advantage
ICT Information and Communications Technology
IEA International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement
IFSS Intensive Family Support Services
IHACPA Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority
IMR Infant Mortality Rate
Invns Investigations
IRSD Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage
ISR Incident Severity Rating
KIND Kinship, Improving Relationships, No violence and Developing skills
LAC Looking After Children
LBC Liquid Based Cytology
LGA Location Government Area
MBA Medical Board of Australia
MBI Modified Barthel Index
MBS Medicare Benefits Schedule
MCEECDYA Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs
MDMS Main Derived Major Speciality
MMM Modified Monash Model
MMR Measles, Mumps and Rubella
MP Management Policy
MPS Multi-Purpose Service
MRSA Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
NAHA National Affordable Housing Agreement
NAP National Assessment Program
NAPLAN National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy
NCVER National Centre for Vocational Education Research
NDA National Disability Agreement
NDIA National Disability Insurance Agency
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
NECECC National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection
NESB Non English Speaking Backgrounds
NGO Non-Government Organisation
NHRA National Health Reform Agreement
NMDS National Minimum Data Set
NMHPSC National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee
NP UAECE National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education
NPS National Priority System
NPWS National Parks and Wildlife Service
NQA ITS National Quality Agenda Information Technology System
NQF National Quality Framework
NQS National Quality Standard
NSCSP National Survey of Community Satisfaction with Policing
NSHS National Social Housing Survey
NSMHS National Standards for Mental Health Services
NSMHW National Study of Mental Health and Wellbeing
NSRA National School Reform Agreement
NSSC National Schools Statistics Collection
NSW New South Wales
NT Northern Territory
NTES NT Emergency Service
Ntfns Notifications
NYPR National Youth Participation Requirement
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OMP Other Medical Practitioner
OOHC Out-Of-Home Care
OSHC Outside School Hours Care
PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PC Productivity Commission
PH Public Housing
PIP Practice Incentives Program
PIRLS Progress in International Reading Literacy Study
PISA Programme for International Student Assessment
PM&C Prime Minister and Cabinet
PRN Pro Re Nata
PWS Parks & Wildlife Service
QAC Quality Assurance Committees
QAF Quality Assurance Framework
QFES Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
QPWS&P Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships
QSG Quality Surveillance Group
RACGP Royal Australian College of General Practice
RAS Regional Assessment Services
RFS Rural Fire Service
RoGS Report on Government Services
RPBS Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
RSE Relative Standard Error
RTO Registered Training Organisation
SA South Australia
SAB Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteraemia
SAC Severity Assessment Code
SCRGSP Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision
SCV Safer Care Victoria
SDAC Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers
SDQ Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire
SE Standard Error
SEE Skills for Education and Employment
SEIFA Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas
SES State Emergency Service
SHS Specialist Homelessness Services
SIH Survey of Income and Housing
SIL Supported Independent Living
SLS Safety Learning System
SNAICC Secretariat National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care
SOMIH State Owned and Managed Indigenous Housing
STES State and Territory Emergency Services
STRC Short-Term Restorative Care
STT Sustainable Timber Tasmania
Subns Substantiations
TAFE Technical And Further Education
TCP Transition Care Program
TFS Tasmania Fire Service
VAHI Victorian Agency for Health Information
VCAT Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
VET Vocational Education and Training
VF Ventricular Fibrillation
VHC Veteran Home Care
VICSES Victoria State Emergency Service
VT Ventricular Tachycardia
WA Western Australia
WHO World Health Organization
WRTAL Survey of Work–Related Training and Adult Learning
YBFS Year Before Full Time Schooling
YES Your Experience of Service survey

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