Annual Report 2015-16—Acronyms and abbreviations

AAT Administrative Appeals Tribunal
AERP Adverse Experience Reporting Program
agvet agricultural and veterinary
APS Australian Public Service
APVMA Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
ASD Australian Signals Directorate
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CRM customer relationship management
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
EA enterprise agreement
ELT Executive Leadership Team
EMA European Medicines Agency
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
GHS Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
GJR Global Joint Review
GMP good manufacturing practice
ICT information and communications technology
IT information technology
JECFA Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives
MLSILC Manufacturers' Licensing Scheme Industry Liaison Committee
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MRL maximum residue limit
NRS National Registration Scheme for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals
OAIC Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
OECD The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PAA pre-application assistance
PBS Portfolio Budget Statement
PGPA Act Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act
PSPF Protective Security Policy Framework
Q1 first quarter
RNAi RNA interference
RPF Regulator Performance Framework
RRG Regulatory Reference Group
RSG Regulatory Services Group
RSN Regulatory Science Network
SQC Science Quality Committee
TGA Therapeutic Goods Administration
VICH International Cooperation on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Veterinary Medicinal Products
WHO World Health Organization
WHS Work, health and safety


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