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Acronyms and abbreviations

AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal

AAT Act Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

ACCE Albany Convoy Commemorative Event

ACLGP Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program

ADF Australian Defence Force

ANAO Australian National Audit Office

APSC Australian Public Service Commission

ATO Australian Taxation Office

BEST Building Excellence in Support and Training

CCGs Community Commemorative Grants

CDPP Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

CEIs Chief Executive Instructions

CVC Coordinated Veterans’ Care

CWGC Commonwealth War Graves Commission

DDEC Defence/DVA Executive Committee

DHOAS Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme

DHS Department of Human Services

DSH Defence Service Homes

DSHIS Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme

DVA Department of Veterans’ Affairs

EEGO Energy Efficiency in Government Operations

EIF Emerging Issues Forum

EPBA ACT Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

ESOs ex-service organisations

FOI freedom of information

GP general practitioner

HR human resources

ICT information and communications technology

IPS Information Publication Scheme

JCPAA Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit

LDS Leadership Development Strategy

MCGs Major Commemorative Grants

MEAO Middle East Area of Operations

MHPE Men’s Health Peer Education

MOU Memorandum of Understanding

MRCA Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

MRCAETS Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme

MRCC Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission

NACCF National Aged and Community Care Forum

NHACCF National Health, Aged and Community Care Forum

NMHF National Mental Health Forum

OAWG Office of Australian War Graves

OBAS On Base Advisory Service

OWP Operational Working Party

PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PCEHR Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record

PIRs pensioner initiated reviews

PNG Papua New Guinea

RAAF Royal Australian Air Force

RAP Rehabilitation Appliances Program

RMA Repatriation Medical Authority

RPBS Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

RPPPs Repatriation Private Patient Principles

RSL Returned and Services League

SES Senior Executive Service

SMRC Specialist Medical Review Council

SOPs Statements of Principles

SRCA Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

STS Saluting Their Service

SWIIP Support for Wounded, Injured or Ill Program

T&PI totally and permanently incapacitated

V&CG Veteran and Community Grants

VANS Veterans’ Access Network

VEA Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

VERA VVCS Electronic Records Application

Veterans’ MATES Veterans’ Medicines Advice and Therapeutics Education Services

VHC Veterans’ Home Care

VHML Veterans’ Home Maintenance Line

VPRS Veterans’ Pharmaceutical Reimbursement Scheme

VRB Veterans’ Review Board

VVCS Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service

VVFS Vietnam Veterans’ Family Study

WHSA Work Health and Safety Act 2011

YVF Younger Veterans – Contemporary Needs Forum

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