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Acronyms and abbreviations

AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ADF Australian Defence Force
AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
ADR alternative dispute resolution
ANU Australian National University
APS Australian Public Service
APSC Australian Public Service Commission
ARP Applied Research Program
ATO Australian Taxation Office
BEST Building Excellence in Support and Training
BETA Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government
BEST Building Excellence in Support and Training
CCS Coordinated Client Support
CDPP Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
CJTF 633 Commander Joint Task Force 633
CVC Coordinated Veterans’ Care
Data-matching Act    Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990
Defence Refers to the Australian Defence Force and the Department of Defence
DHS Department of Human Services
DRCA Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988
DSHI Defence Service Homes Insurance
DSS Department of Social Services
DTA Digital Transformation Agency
DVA Department of Veterans’ Affairs
FOI Act Freedom of Information Act 1982
GP general practitioner
GST goods and services tax
ICT information and communications technology
MOU memorandum of understanding
MRCA Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
MRCC Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission
NCF National Consultation Framework
NLHC Non-Liability Health Care
OAWG Office of Australian War Graves
OBAS On Base Advisory Service
PBS Portfolio Budget Statements
PGPA Act Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PTSD posttraumatic stress disorder
RMA Repatriation Medical Authority
SES Senior Executive Service
SFP Strategic Financial Plan
SMEs small and medium enterprises
SMRC Specialist Medical Review Council
SOF Special Operations Forces
SOPs Statements of Principles
SRCA Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
VAN Veterans’ Access Network
VEA Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
Veterans’ MATES Veterans’ Medicines Advice and Therapeutics Education Services
VIS Veterans’ Information Service
VRB Veterans’ Review Board
VVCS Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service
WHS work health and safety
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