Contents

Year in review

AEC overview

Report on performance: Outcome 1

Report on performance: Outcome 2

Report on performance: Outcome 3

Management and accountability

Appendices

References

Financial statements

List of abbreviations

Updated: 25 November 2010
AAT
Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ACARA
Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
AEC
Australian Electoral Commission
AM
Member of the Order of Australia
ANAO
Australian National Audit Office
AO
Officer of the Order of Australia
APM
Australian Police Medal
APS
Australian Public Service
AWA
Australian Workplace Agreement
BRIDGE
Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections
CBE
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Commission, the
The three-person Australian Electoral Commission established under s.6 of the Electoral Act
CRU
Continuous Roll Update
DIAC
Department of Immigration and Citizenship
ECA
Electoral Council of Australia
Electoral Act
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
EPBC Act
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EPP
Election Preparation Program
EQAP
Enrolment Quality Assurance Program
ESD
environmentally sustainable development
FMA Act
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
FOI Act
Freedom of Information Act 1982
GENESIS
general enrolment, elections support and information system
GST
goods and services tax
Hon., the
the Honourable (a title accorded to certain Commonwealth office holders)
HSMAs
Health and Safety Management Arrangements
IIOP
Investing In Our People
Integrity Act
Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2006
JSCEM
Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters
MOU
memorandum of understanding
MP
Member of Parliament
NACARAS
North and Central Australian Remote Area Strategy
NEEC
National Electoral Education Centre
NRS
National Relay Service
OHS
occupational health and safety
OHS Act
Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991
OSCAR
online school and community activity reporting
PAB
protected action ballot
PBS
Portfolio Budget Statements
PDF
portable document format
Privacy Act
Privacy Act 1988
Public Service Act
Public Service Act 1999
QC
Queen's Counsel
Referendum Act
Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
SAF
Sample Audit Fieldwork
SC
Senior Counsel
SCVP
School and Community Visits Program
SES
Senior Executive Service
TSRA
Torres Strait Regional Authority
TTY
telephone typewriter voice activated software
VIEW
Voice, Interests and Education of Women
YES
Youth Electoral Study