Abbreviation Full name

AASW (Qld)

Australian Association of Social Workers Queensland

AAT

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACCI

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

ACTU

Australian Council of Trade Unions

ADFVC

Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

AFPCS

Australian Fair Pay and Conditions Standards

AGD

Attorney-General’s Department

AHRC

Australian Human Rights Commission

AIFS

Australian Institute of Family Studies

AIRC

Australian Industrial Relations Commission

AIST

Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees

ALRC

Australian Law Reform Commission

AMEP

Adult Migrant English Program

ANU

Australian National University

APONT

Aboriginal Peak Organisations Northern Territory

APRA

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

ARO

Authorised Review Officer

ASFA

Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia

ASIC

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

ASU

Australian Services Union

ATO

Australian Taxation Office

ATM

Automated Teller Machine

ATSIWLAS

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Legal and Advocacy Service

ATSIWLSNQ

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Legal Services North Queensland Inc

AVO

Apprehended Violence Order

CAALAS

Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Service

CALD

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

Cape York Model

Cape York Welfare Reform Model

CCA

Comprehensive Compliance Assessment

CCB

Child Care Benefit

CDEP Scheme

Community Development Employment Projects Scheme

CDPP

Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Child Support and Family Assistance Issues Paper

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws Issues Paper—Child Support and Family Assistance Law

Child Support Guide

The Guide: CSA’s Online Guide to the Administration of the New Child Support Scheme

Child Support Issues Paper

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws Issues Paper—Child Support and Family Assistance Law

CLC NSW

Community Legal Centres NSW

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

COCR

Change of Circumstances Reassessment

Compulsory IM

Compulsory Income Management

CPSIM

Child Protection Scheme of Income Management

CPSU

Community and Public Sector Union

CROC

Convention on the Rights of the Child

CSA

Child Support Agency

CSMC

Council of Single Mothers and their Children Inc

CTP

Capacity to Pay

CYWR

Cape York Welfare Reform

DAF

Deny Access Facility

DEEWR

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

DES

Disability Employment Services

DHS

Department of Human Services

DIAC

Department of Immigration and Citizenship

Discussion Paper

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Discussion Paper 76)

DPO

Departure Prohibition Order

DVO

Domestic Violence Order

DVRC Victoria

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

DV Victoria

Domestic Violence Victoria

EAP

Employee Assistance Program

ENS

Employer Nominated Scheme

EOWA

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency

EPF

Employment Pathway Fund

EPP

Employment Pathway Plan

ERA

Equity Rights Alliance

ESAt

Employment Services Assessment

ESL

English as a Second Language

Exposure Draft Bill

Family Law Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2010—Exposure Draft

FaHCSIA

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

FAO

Family Assistance Office

Family Assistance Act

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 (Cth)

Family Assistance (Administration) Act

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 (Cth)

Family Assistance Issues Paper

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws Issues Paper—Child Support and Family Assistance Law

Family Violence Bill

Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011 (Cth)

FECCA

Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia

FMSS

Financial Management Support Services

For Your Information

For Your Information: Australian Privacy Law and Practice, ALRC Report 108 (2008)

FRC

Family Responsibilities Commission

FRCA

Family Responsibilities Commission Act 2008 (Qld)

FTB

Family Tax Benefit

FWA

Fair Work Australia

FWO

Fair Work Ombudsman

Gender Guidelines

Guidelines on Gender Issues for Decision Makers

GMC

General Medical Council

IARC

Immigration Advice and Rights Centre Inc

ICC

Indigenous Call Centre

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICT

Information and Communication Technology

IEP

Indigenous Employment Program

IFAs

Individual Flexibility Arrangements

IGA

Intergovernmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in OHS

ISO

Indigenous Specialist Officer (Ch 4)

Indigenous Service Officer (Ch 13)

JCA

Job Capacity Assessment

JSA

Job Services Australia

JSCI

Job Seeker Classification Instrument

Law Council

Law Council of Australia

LGA

Local Government Area

LGBTI

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex

LIV

Law Institute of Victoria

MAT

Maintenance Action Test

MDAA

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association

Ministerial Taskforce

Ministerial Taskforce on Child Support

MOC

Medical Officer of the Commonwealth

Model Act

Model Work Health and Safety Act

Model Regulations

Model Work Health and Safety Regulations

MRT

Migration Review Tribunal

MSO

Multicultural Service Officer

NAAJA

North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency

National Council

National Council to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children

National OHS Review

National Review into Model OHS Laws

National Plan

National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children

National Strategy

National OHS Strategy 2002–2012

NCSMC

National Council of Single Mothers and their Children

NES

National Employment Standards

New IM

New Income Management

NLA

National Legal Aid

NNWWC

National Network of Working Women’s Centres

NSWLRC

NSW Law Reform Commission

NTER

Northern Territory Emergency Response

NWRN

National Welfare Rights Network

OAIC

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

OHS

Occupational Health and Safety

OHS Act

Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991 (Cth)

OHS Code

Occupational Health and Safety Code of Practice 2008 (Cth)

OHS Regulations 1991

Occupational Health and Safety (Safety Arrangements) Regulations 1991 (Cth)

OHS Regulations 1994

Occupational Health and Safety (Safety Standards) Regulations 1994 (Cth)

PAM

Procedures Advice Manual 3

PCBU

Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking

PIR

Post-Implementation Review

POE

Protection Obligations Evaluation

RACS

Refugee Advice and Casework Service (Chapters 20–22)

Restricted Access Computer System (Chapter 5)

RAILS

Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre Inc

RDA

Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)

Refugees Convention

Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees

RILC

Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre Inc

RMOC

Review Medical Officer of the Commonwealth

The Royal Commission

Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

RRT

Refugee Review Tribunal

RSMS

Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme

SCAG

Standing Committee of Attorneys-General

SCCB

Special Child Care Benefit

SEAM

School Enrolment and Attendance Measure

Seeking Security

Seeking Security: Promoting Women’s Economic Wellbeing Following Domestic Violence

Senate Committee

Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

SIS Act

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (Cth)

SIS Regulations

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994 (Cth)

SMSF

Self-Managed Superannuation Fund

SPG

Superannuation Prudential Practice Guide

SRC Act

Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993 (Cth)

SRCC

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission

SSAT

Social Security Appeals Tribunal

SSAA

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 (Cth)

SWA Act

Safe Work Australia Act 2008 (Cth)

Time for Action

Time for Action: The National Council’s Plan for Australia to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children, 2009–2021

TCLC

Townsville Community and Legal Centre

TFN

Tax File Number

UDHR

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UN

United Nations

UNDRIP

Universal Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

UNSW

University of New South Wales

VAWA

Violence Against Women Act

Voluntary IM

Voluntary Income Management

WAD

Workplace Agreements Database

Waiting period

Newly Arrived Resident’s Waiting Period

WEAVE

Women Everywhere Advocating Violence Elimination Inc

WIRE

Women’s Information Referral Exchange

WRC (NSW)

Welfare Rights Centre NSW

WRC Inc (Qld)

Welfare Rights Centre Inc (Qld)

WRMC

Workplace Relations Ministers Council