Abbreviations and acronyms

Table A8: Abbreviations and Acronyms
or acronym
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
APS Australian Public Service
APSC Australian Public Service Commission
ARC Australian Research Council
ARC Act Australian Research Council Act 2001
ARIC Australian Research Integrity Committee
AWA Australian Workplace Agreement
BSB Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CHASS Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
CoE Centres of Excellence
CP Corporate Plan
DECRA Discovery Early Career Researcher Award
DIAs Discovery International Awards
EI Engagement and Impact
EIS Engineering and Information Sciences
EOI Expressions Of Interest
ERA Excellence in Research for Australia
ESD Ecologically Sustainable Development
FAIR Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable
FOI Act Freedom of Information Act 1982
GST Goods and Services Tax
HCA Humanities and Creative Arts
HDR Higher Degree Research
ICT Information and Communications Technology
IFA Individual Flexibility Arrangements
IPS Information Publication Scheme
ISO International Organisation for Standardisation
IT Information Technology
ITRH Industrial Transformation Research Hubs
ITRP Industrial Transformation Research Program
ITTC Industrial Transformation Training Centres
KPI Key Performance Indicator
LASP Linkage Learned Academies Special Projects
LIEF Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities
NABERS National Australian Building Environment Rating System
NAIDOC National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee
NCGP National Competitive Grants Program
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NISA National Innovation and Science Agenda
PBS Portfolio Budget Statements
PFAS Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances
PGPA Act Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PGPA Rule Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014
PS Act Public Service Act 1999
PSEMIS Physical Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics and Information Sciences
RAP Reconciliation Action Plan
REC Research Evaluation Committee
RMIT Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
SBE Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences
SES Senior Executive Service
SME Small and Medium Enterprises
SMG Senior Management Group
SRI Special Research Initiatives
UA Universities Australia
WHS Work Health and Safety
WHS Act Work Health and Safety Act 2011