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AASB Australian Accounting Standards Board
ACACA Australasian Curriculum, Assessment and Certification Authorities
ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
ACC Assessment and Certification Committee
ACER Australian Council for Educational Research
ACSF Australian Core Skills Framework
ACT Australian Capital Territory
ACTPS ACT Public Service
AEDC Australian Early Development Census
AEU Australian Education Union
AITSL Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership
ANU Australian National University
AO Officer of the Order of Australia
Apps Applications (as in Google Apps)
ARIns Attraction Retention Incentives
ATAR Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank
ATO Australian Taxation Office
AWA Australian Workplace Agreement
BMS Building Management System
BSSS Board of Senior Secondary Studies
CECA Children's Education and Care Assurance
CIT Canberra Institute of Technology
CMTEDD Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
CO2 Carbon Dioxide
COAG Council of Australian Governments
COPE Commonwealth Own Purpose Payments
CRM Customer Relationship Management
CSC Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation
CSD Community Services Directorate
CSS Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme
CUP Capital Upgrade Programmed Works
DCM Design Construct Maintain
EA Enterprise Agreement
EAL/D English as an Additional Language or Dialect
EAP Employee Assistance Program
ESL English as a Second Language
ESO Education Support Office
FACE Fellow of the Australian College of Educators
FACEL Fellow of the Australian College of Educational Leaders
FIFA Fédération Internationale de Football Association
FiT Feed in Tariff
FMA Financial Management Act
FOI Freedom of information
FTE Full-time equivalent
GFA Gross Floor Area
GHG Greenhouse gas
GPO Government Payments for Outputs
GPRS General Packet Radio Service
GST Goods and Services Tax
HAAS Health Access At School Program
HALT Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher
HMSMP Hazardous Materials Survey Management Plans
HSR Health and Safety Representative
HSW Health, Safety and Wellbeing Team
HVAC Heating, Ventilation and Cooling
ICT Information and communication technology
ILP Individual Learning Plan
ITE Initial Teacher Education
ITI Interstate Transfer Index
K-10 Kindergarten to year 10
KMP Key Management Personnel
kW kilowatt
kWh kilowatt hour
LED Light-emitting diode
Maze School Administration System
MLA Member for the Legislative Assembly
MJ Megajoules
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MSD Musculoskeletal Disorders
MWh Megawatt hour
N/A Not applicable
NAPLAN National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy
NAP–SL National Assessment Program – Science Literacy
NDIA National Disability Insurance Agency
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
NERA National Education Reform Agreement
NMS National Minimum Standard
N.P. Not for publication
NPUAECE National Partnership for Universal Access to Early Childhood Education
NQF National Quality Framework
NQS National Quality Standard
NSET Network Student Engagement Team
OAM Medal of the Order of Australia
OBSSS Office of the Board of of Senior Secondary Studies
OLNA Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment
P-6, P-10 Preschool to year 6, Preschool to year 10
PANLs Principals as Numeracy Leaders
PAP Principal's Authorised Person
PCIS Personal Care in School
PL Professional Learning
PIPS Performance Indicators in Primary Schools
PSM Public Sector Management/ Public Service Medal
PSSAP Public Sector Superannuation Scheme
PSSAP Public Sector Superannuation Accumulation Plan
RAP Reconciliation Action Plan
RCS Reportable Conduct Scheme
RED Respect, Equity and Diversity
REOI Request for Expression of Interest
RiskMan ACT Public Sector Work Injury Reporting online reporting system
RMP Resource Management Plan
RoGS Report on Government Services
RTO Registered training organisation
R-Units Registered Units
SAMP Strategic Asset Management Plan
SAS School Administration System
SCSA West Australian School Curriculum and Standards Authority
SDT School Data Tool
SEAs Special Employment Arrangements
SERBIR Senior Executives Responsible for Business Integrity Risk
SET Senior Executive Team
SFI Student Family education and occupation Index
SLC Executive Teacher (School Leader C)
SNT Special Needs Transport
SOA Schools Operational Allocation
SRA Student Resource Allocation
SS Shared Services
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
TCCS Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate
tCO2-e Tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions
TEMAG Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group
TES Tertiary Entrance Statement
TQI Teacher Quality Institute
UC University of Canberra
VET Vocational Education and Training
VOIP Voice Over Internet Protocol
WCAG Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
WCU Worker Consultation Units
WhOG Whole of Government
WHS Work Health and Safety
WwVP Working with Vulnerable People

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