1001.0 - Australian Bureau of Statistics -- Annual Report, 2014-15  
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ABARESAustralian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
AMPAgency Multicultural Plan
APRAAustralian Prudential Regulation Authority
APSAustralian Public Service
APSC ReviewAustralian Public Service Capability Review
ASACAustralian Statistics Advisory Council
CAPCapability Action Plan
cat. no.Catalogue number
CensusCensus of Population and Housing, conducted every five years under the authority of the Census and Statistics Act 1905. The Census aims to measure accurately the number of people and dwellings in Australia on Census Night, and a range of their key characteristics.
CPIConsumer Price Index
CSPACommon Statistical Production Architecture
CURFConfidentialised Unit Record File
DPFDevelopment and Performance Framework
EAPEmployee Assistance Program
ECEEconomic Commission for Europe (UN)
ELExecutive Level
ELGExecutive Leadership Group
EMSEnvironmental Management System
EPBC ActEnvironment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
ESAEssential Statistical Assets
ESCAPEconomic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN)
FOIFreedom of Information
FOI ActFreedom of Information Act 1982
FTEfull-time equivalent (employees)
GDPGross Domestic Product
GFSgovernment finance statistics
GLIDEGraphically Linked Information Discovery Environment
HLG MOSHigh Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics
ICDInternational Classification of Diseases
ICTinformation and communications technology
in-posted An officer of another agency posted to ABS
IPSInformation Publication Scheme
ITInformation technology
MFDmulti-function device
MFPmultifactor productivity
MRRMetadata Registry and Repository
N/Anot applicable
NAPLANNational Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy
NASRNational Agricultural Statistics Review
NIRSNational Information and Referral Service
NSONational Statistical Organisation
NSSNational Statistical Service
NSWNew South Wales
NTNorthern Territory
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
outpostedAn ABS officer posted to another agency
PCFPeople Capability Framework
PGPA ActPublic Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PMOProgram Management Office
PPIsProducer Price Indexes
Privacy ActPrivacy Act 1988
RBAReserve Bank of Australia
RPPIResidential Property Price Index
SASouth Australia
SCHStatistical Clearing House
SDDS IMF Special Data Dissemination Standard
SEEASystem of Environmental-Economic Accounting
SEEA–AASystem of Environmental-Economic Accounting: Applications and Extensions
SESSenior Executive Service
SIAPStatistics Institute of Asia and the Pacific (UN)
SMGSenior Management Group
SSFState Statistical Forum
TSATourism Satellite Account
UNUnited Nations
UNECEUN Economic Commission for Europe
UN EG–ISGI UN Expert Group on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information
UNESCAPUN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
UNSCUN Statistical Commission
UNSDUN Statistics Division
UNSIAPUN Statistics Institute of Asia and the Pacific
VETVocational education and training
WAWestern Australia
WHSWork health and safety
WHS Act Work Health and Safety Act 2011
WPIWage Price Index