1001.0 - Annual Report - ABS Annual Report, 2002-03  
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Contents >> Section 6 - Appendixes >> Appendix 18 - Glossary of acronyms and abbreviations

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics
ABS@ information service to provide users with ready access to ABS publications and to a range of multi-dimensional datasets in electronic format
ABSDL ABS Site Data Laboratory
ACIR Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
ACT Australian Capital Territory
AIC Australian Institute of Criminology
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
ANZSIC Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
APS Australian Public Service
ASAC Australian Statistics Advisory Council
ASGC Australian Standard Geographical Classification
ATO Australian Taxation Office
ATSIC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
AusStats an online subscription service to the ABS standard product range
Aust. Australia
AWA Australian Workplace Agreement
BSC Business Statistics Centre
BSIP Business Statistics Innovation Program
CAI computer assisted interviewing
C&S Act Commonwealth and Statistics Act 1905
cat. no. ABS catalogue number
CDATA CD-ROM product containing census data
CDS Commonwealth Disability Strategy
CLIB a free census product available only to LEP-eligible libraries
CO Central Office
CPI consumer price index
CPSU Community and Public Sector Union
CURF confidentialised unit record file
DDA Disability Discrimination Act 1992
DEST Department of Education, Science and Training
DEWR Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
DOTARS Department of Transport and Regional Services
DPC Data Processing Centre
DSD Defence Signals Directorate
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
e-LEP electronic Library Extension Program
ERP estimated resident population
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ESDC Economic Statistics Data Centre
FOI Freedom of Information
GDP gross domestic product
GFS Government Finance Statistics
GSS General Social Survey
GST Goods and Services Tax
HIES Household Income and Expenditure Survey
HWS Harassment and Workplace Support
ICP International Comparison Program
ICT information and communication technology
IDP Information Development Plan
IMF International Monetary Fund
IRDB Integrated Regional Data Base
ISI International Statistical Institute
ISS Indigenous Social Survey
IT information technoloty
ITPI international trade price indexes
K10 Kessler Psychological Distress Scale - 10
LEP Library Extension Program
L&D learning and development
MAC Methodology Advisory Committee
MDRP Microdata Review Panel
MEI main economic indicator
MPS Monthly Population Survey
NATOHSC National Occupational Health and Safety Committee
NATSIS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey
NHS National Health Survey
NSC National Statistics Centre
NSS National Statistical Service
NSW New South Wales
NT Northern Territory
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OHS occupational health and safety
PES post-enumeration survey
PMAU People Management Advisory Unit
PPI producer price indexes
PPP purchasing power parity
Qld Queensland
RADL Remote Access Data Laboratory
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
RRSNC Rural and Regional Statistics National Centre
SA South Australia
SCH Statistical Clearing House
SES Senior Executive Service
SESCA Standard Economic Sector Classifications of Australia
SLA Statistical Local Area
SPC Secretariat of the Pacific Community
SSF State Statistical Forum
STSS State and Territory Statistical Services
Tas. Tasmania
UN United Nations
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
VPN virtual private networking
Vic. Victoria
WA Western Australia
W3C World Wide Web Consortium
WCI wage cost index
WD workplace diversity


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