Contents

Year in review

AEC overview

Report on performance: Program 1.1 Electoral roll management

Report on performance: Program 1.2 Election management and support services

Report on performance: Program 1.3 Education and communication

Management and accountability

Financial statements

Appendices

References

List of abbreviations

Updated: 20 October 2011
AAT
Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ACARA
Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
AEC
Australian Electoral Commission
ANAO
Australian National Audit Office
AO
Officer of the Order of Australia
APS
Australian Public Service
APSC
Australian Public Service Commission
ATO
Australian Taxation Office
BRIDGE
Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections
CABER
Commissioner’s Advisory Board on Electoral Research
CALD
culturally and linguistically diverse
Commission, the
The three-person Australian Electoral Commission established under s.6 of the Electoral Act
CRU
Continuous Roll Update
DG BRIDGE
Democracy and Governance BRIDGE
Electoral Act
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
EPBC Act
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EQAP
Enrolment Quality Assurance Program
ESD
environmentally sustainable development
FMA Act
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
FOI Act
Freedom of Information Act 1982
GST
goods and services tax
Hon, the
the Honourable (a title accorded to certain Commonwealth office holders)
HSMAs
Health and Safety Management Arrangements
IEPP
Indigenous Electoral Participation Program
IIOP
Investing in Our People
IPS
Information Publication Scheme
JSCEM
Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters
MP
member of parliament
NCCEG
National Capital Civics Education Group
NEEC
National Electoral Education Centre
OHS
occupational health and safety
PAB
protected action ballot
PDF
portable document format
PVA
postal vote application
Referendum Act
Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
SAF
sample audit field work
SCVP
School and Community Visits Program
SES
Senior Executive Service
TSRA
Torres Strait Regional Authority
VITS
VITS LanguageLink
VTR
Virtual Tally Room