Abbreviation Description
ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
AEC Australian Electoral Commission
AHRI Australian Human Resources Institute
AO Officer of the Order of Australia
APS Australian Public Service
APVIS Automated Postal Vote Issuing System
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
CNE Comissão Nacional de Eleições
COAN Change of Address Notification
DHS Department of Human Services
ECCA Election Call Centre Application
EL Executive Level
Electoral Act Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
EMG Executive Management Group
EPBC Act Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
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
HR human resource
ICT information and communications technology
IEPP Indigenous Electoral Participation Program
IPS Information Publication Scheme
IT information technology
IVR interactive voice recognition
JSCEM Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters
KPI key performance indicator
KPU Komisi Pemilihan Umum (Indonesian electoral administration body)
MP member of parliament
NEEC National Electoral Education Centre
PDF portable document format
PIANZEA network Pacific Islands, Australia and New Zealand Electoral Administrators’ Network
PNGEC Papua New Guinea Electoral Commission
PRINCE2 Projects in Controlled Environments
PVAs postal vote applications
Referendum Act Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
SES Senior Executive Service
SMS short messaging service
SRC Act Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
TAFE technical and further education
TSRA Torres Strait Regional Authority
UK United Kingdom
URL uniform resource locator
VITS VITS LanguageLink
WHS work health and safety
WCAG Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
YMCA Young Men’s Christian Association