1001.0 - Australian Bureau of Statistics -- Annual Report, Report on ABS performance in 2015-16  
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AAIsAccountable Authority Instructions
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACLDAustralian Census Longitudinal Dataset
ANDAustralian Network on Disability
APS Australian Public Service
APSCAustralian Public Service Commission
ASAC Australian Statistics Advisory Council


Australian Taxation Office

Business Longitudinal Analysis Data Environment

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.
CPI Consumer Price Index
CPISCoordinated Portfolio Investment Survey
CTASSCommunity Trust in ABS Statistics Survey
CURF Confidentialised Unit Record File
DCADelivery Confidence Assessment
DCADiversity Council Australia
DFATDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DGIG-20 Data Gaps Initiative
DPADevelopment and Performance Agreement
DPF Development and Performance Framework
EABLDExpanded Analytical Business Longitudinal Database
EAPEmployee Assistance Program
ELExecutive Level
ELG Executive Leadership Group
EMSEnvironmental Management System
EPBC ActEnvironment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
FOI ActFreedom of Information Act 1982

Gateway review

Full-time equivalent (employees)

The Gateway Review Process is led by the Department of Finance. Gateway Reviews serve to strengthen governance and assurance
practices and to assist non-corporate Commonwealth entities to successfully deliver major projects and programs.

HSRHealth and Safety Representative
HRHuman Resources
IAGDPIndigenous Australian Government Development Program
ICT Information and communications technology
IMF International Monetary Fund
InpostedAn officer of another agency posted to ABS
IPSInformation Publication Scheme
ICTInformation and communications technology
KLEMScapital (K), labour (L), energy (E), materials (M) and services (S) inputs
LEEDLinked Employee–Employer Database
LMSLearning Management System
MADIPMulti-agency Data Integration Project
MFDMulti-function device
N/A not applicable
NATSISSNational Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey
NSO National statistical organisation
NSS National Statistical Service
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OutpostedAn ABS officer posted to another agency
PBSPortfolio Budget Statement
PGPA ActPublic Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PIPPerformance Improvement Plan
RBAReserve Bank of Australia
RMSRehabilitation Management System
s.section (legislation)
SBT ProgramStatistical Business Transformation Program
SCH Statistical Clearing House
SES Senior Executive Service
SMG Senior Management Group
WHS Work health and safety
WHS ActWork Health and Safety Act 2011