1001.0 - Australian Bureau of Statistics - Annual Report, 2017-18  
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GLOSSARY


AAIs

ABS

ABS Stats Mobile App

ABW

Accredited Integrating Authority

AEC

AGILE

AMLPS

AMMAs

ANAO

API

APS

APSC

ASAC

ASD

ASIO

AWEI

BAU

Being hit by moving objects



BERD

Biological factors


BLADE

Body stressing


Census


Census PES

COAG

CPI

Dangerous incident


Data integration

DataLab

DCA

DFAT

DIBP

DIPA

DRC

DSS

DTA

EAP

EB

EL

ELG

ELM

EPBC Act

ESAG

Exposure to workplace or occupational violence

Falls, trips and slips of a person

FDV

FOI Act

FTE

FWE

GSS

GST

HLS

Heat, electricity and environmental factors

Hitting objects with part of the body



HSR

HR

ICT

IMF

IPAA

IPIA

IPS

LGBTI+

LOC-I

MAC

MADIP

Mechanism of incident

Mental stress

MFD

MoU

MP

N/A

NDAC

NHSC

No injury/ Damage to property

Notifiable incident

OMT

Other and unspecified mechanisms of incident


Outposted officer

PBS

PGPA Act

PIA

PIP

PM&C

PSS

PSSAG

RBA

RADL

RAP

RMS

s.

SBTP

SBT Program

SDDS

SEIFA

SES

SIH

SME

Social licence

Sound and pressure

SSC

SSF

SV

Unscheduled absence

WHS

WHS Act
Accountable Authority Instructions

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Application that enables access to Key Economic Indicators, 2016 Census Data and the Population Clock.

Activity based working

Accredited Integrating Authorities are authorised to undertake high risk data integration projects involving Commonwealth data for statistical and research purposes.

Australian Electoral Commission

Australian Government Indigenous Lateral Entry Program

Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey

Australian Multicultural Marketing Awards

Australian National Audit Office

Application Programming Interface

Australian Public Service

Australian Public Service Commission

Australian Statistics Advisory Council

Australian Signals Directorate

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation

Australian Workplace Equality Index

Business as usual

A mechanism of incident which is a result of the action of a moving object hitting the person, including: dog bites; being brushed, bumped, collided with; being cut; grabbed; grasped; leaned on; pierced; rubbed; sliced; stabbed; struck or touched. Moving objects may include: animals; other people; machines; vehicles; appliances; equipment; tools; materials; substances; dust particles; water under pressure and air under pressure.

Business Expenditure on Research and Development Survey

A mechanism of incident which results from contact with, or exposure to, germs, bacteria, and other micro-organisms. Contact or exposure includes inhalation, ingestion, absorption, infestation and infection.

Business Longitudinal Analysis Data Environment

A mechanism of incident which results from stress placed on muscles, tendons, ligaments or bones. Body stressing is usually an outcome of work processes or procedures that involve manual tasks (e.g. lifting, carrying, bending, twisting, sitting, typing, etc.).

Census 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.

Census Post-Enumeration Survey. This is conducted after every Census to measure Census quality and produce high quality population estimates.

Council of Australian Governments

Consumer Price Index

A dangerous incident is an incident in relation to a workplace that exposes a worker or any other person to a serious risk to a person’s health or safety emanating from an immediate or imminent exposure to substances or events described in s37 of the WHS Act.

Bringing information from different sources together for statistical and research purposes

Facility delivering remote access to data and increased ability to handle large datasets with faster processing through new /external servers.

Delivery Confidence Assessment

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (now Department of Home Affairs)

Data Integration Partnership for Australia

Disclosure Review Committee

Department of Social Security

Digital Transformation Agency

Employee Assistance Program

Executive Board

Executive Level

Executive Leadership Group

Enterprise Learning Model

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Economic Statistics Advisory Group

A sub group of the Mental Stress mechanism of incident, which includes: victim of assault or threatened assault by a person or persons other than work colleagues; victim of single act of assault or threatened assault by work colleague or colleagues; being a victim of, or witnessing bank robberies, hold ups and other violent events; and verbal threats, abuse by a person or persons other than work colleagues.

A mechanism of incident which is a direct result of the action of falling, or in attempting to recover from a fall.

Family and Domestic Violence

Freedom of Information Act 1982

full-time equivalent (employees)

Flexible working environment

General Social Survey

Goods and Services Tax

Health Literacy Survey

A mechanism of incident which results from contact with or exposure to heat (or lack of heat), light, radiation, electricity or other environmental factors.

A mechanism of incident which results from the motion of a person when hitting, grasping or otherwise striking objects. Objects
include: machines, vehicles, appliances, equipment, tools, materials, substances, animals and other people. Hitting includes: brushing, bumping, colliding, cutting, grabbing, grasping, leaning on, piercing, rubbing, slicing, stabbing, caught, striking and touching.

Health and Safety Representative

Human Resources

Information and Communications Technology

International Monetary Fund

Institute of Public Administration Australia

Independent privacy impact assessment

Information Publication Scheme

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex

Location Integration Capability

Methodology Advisory Committee

Multi-Agency Data Integration Project

A classification intended to identify the overall action, exposure or event that best describes the circumstances that resulted in the most serious injury or disease to the affected person.

A mechanism of incident which results from a person experiencing mental stress or being exposed to mentally stressful situations.

multi-function device

Memorandum of Understanding

Member of Parliament

not applicable

National Data Acquisition Centre

National Health & Safety Committee

Includes incidents where there was no injury, ‘near misses’, damage to property, or verbal abuse experienced by Interviewers which has not been reported as causing mental stress.

An incident is notifiable to Comcare if it rises out of the conduct of the business or undertaking by the ABS, and results in the death, serious injury or serious illness of a person or involves a dangerous incident.

Onboarding migration tool

A mechanism of incident not classifiable into other groups, where there are multiple injuries or disease and the selection of the most serious is unclear or there are unknown mechanisms of incident. Includes vehicle incidents and rollovers (vehicle tips in any direction through at least 90 degrees) where an injury occurred.

An ABS officer posted to another agency

Portfolio Budget Statement

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

Privacy Impact Assessment

Performance Improvement Plan

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Personal Safety Survey

Population and Social Statistics Advisory Group

Reserve Bank of Australia

Remote Access Data Laboratory

Reconciliation Action Plan

Rehabilitation Management System

section (legislation)

Statistical Business Transformation Program

Statistical Business Transformation Program

Special Data Dissemination Standard

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas

Senior Executive Service

Survey of Income and Housing

Small and Medium Enterprises

Ongoing support and/or acceptance from the community and stakeholders

A mechanism of incident which is a result of sound or changes in pressure. Sound includes noise (unorganised sound), music, speech, sub-sonic sound.

Statistical Strategy Committee

State Statistical Forum

Sexual violence

Any form of leave which has not been approved in advance, including bereavement, carers, compensation, sick (both with and without evidence) and unauthorised leave

Work health and safety

Work Health and Safety Act 2011