Acronyms and abbreviations

AAGA

Australian Abalone Growers Association

AASB

Australian Accounting Standards Board

ABARES

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences

ABFA

Australian Baramundi Farmers Association

ABN

Australian Business Number

ACA

Abalone Council of Australia

ACPF

Australian Coucil of Prawn Fisheries

AFANT

Amateur Fisherman’s Association of the NT

AFMA

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

AFMF

Australian Fisheries Management Forum

AFTA

Australian Fishing Tackle Association

AGIMO

Australian Government Information Management Office

AGVP

Average Gross Value of Production

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

ANU

Australian National University

AOP

Annual Operational Plan

APFA

Australian Prawn Farmers Association

ARLF

Australian Rural Leadership Foundation

ASBTIA

Australian Southern Bluefin Tuna Industry Association

ASCo

Australian Seafood Co-products

ASDD

Australian Spatial Data Directory

ASI

Australian Seafood Industries

BCA

benefit-cost analysis

CAAB

Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota

CBA

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

CDU

Charles Darwin University

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CFA

Commonwealth Fisheries Association

CI

Co-investigator

CIR

Continual Improvement Request

CIS

Continual Improvement System

CoE

Centre of Excellence

CPI

Consumer Price Index

CRC

cooperative research centre

CRRDC

The Council of Rural Research and Development Corporations

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CSS

Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme

CST

Clean Seas Tuna

D&I

Death and invalidity

DAWR

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

DMZ

De-militarised Zone

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DOF

Department of Finance

EFT

Electronic Funds Transfer

EOI

Expression of Interest application for funding

EPBC Act

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

EPSC

Employer productivity superannuation contribution

ESD

ecologically sustainable development

FARM Committee

Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee of the FRDC board

FBT

fringe benefits tax

FINO

FINO - the FRDC’s project management system

FishNet

The FRDC’s on-line application system

FOI Act

Freedom of Information Act 1982

FRDC

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

FTE

Full time equivalent

GIS

geographic information system

GPS

global positioning system

GST

Goods and Services Tax

GVP

gross value of production

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IFCoE

Indigenous Fisheries Centre of Excellence

IMAS

Institute of Marine and Antartic Studies

IMOS

Integrated Marine Observing System

IP

Intellectual Property

IPA

Industry Partnership Agreement (FRDC agreement with a specific sector)

IQA

Internal Quality Audit

ISO

International Organization for Standardisation

IT

information technology

JCU

James Cook University

KPI

key performance indicator

LNG

liquefied natural gas

m

million

MP

member of parliament

MSC

Marine Stewardship Council

NAA

National Archives of Australia

NAC

National Aquaculture Council

NAILSMA

North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance

NCR

Non-conformance report

NGO

Non Government Organisation

NMSC

National Marine Science Committee

NORMAC

Northern Prawn Fishery Management Advisory Committee

NPF

Norther Prawn Fishery

NRM

Natural Resource Management

NSIA

National Seafood Industry Alliance

NSILP

National Seafood Industry Leadership Program

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

NTSC

Northern Territory Seafood Council

Oysters Australia

Australian oyster industry peak body

PAYG

pay as you go

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statements

PC

Productivity Commission

PGPA Act

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

PI

Principal Investigator

PICSE

Primary Insutries Centre for Science Education

PID Act

Public interest disclosure Act

PIEFA

Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia

PIRD Act

Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989

POMS

Pacific Oyster mortality syndrome

PSPF

Protective Security Policy Framework of the Australian Government

PSS

Public Sector Superannuation Scheme

QA

Quality Assurance

QLD

Queensland

QSIA

Queensland Seafood Industry Association

QX

QX is a disease of Sydney rock oysters (Saccostrea glomerata)

R&D

research and development

RAC

Research Advisory Committees

RD&E

Research Development & Extension

RDC

research and development corporation

RDCs

Research and Development Corporations

Recfish

Recfish Australia (peak recreational fishing body)

ROI

Return on Investment

SAFS

Status of Australian Fish Stocks Reports

SAOGA

South Australian Oyster Growers Association

SAORC

South Australian Oyster Research Council

SARDI

South Australian Research and Development Institute

SBT

Southern Bluefin Tuna

SCRC

Seafood Co-operative Research Centre

SCU

Southern Cross University

SDO

Standards development organisation

SETFIA

South East Timor Fishing Industry Association

SFM

Sydney Fish Market

SIA

Seafood Industry Australia

SIAA

Seafood Importers Association of Australasia Inc

SIL

System Improvement Log

SIV

Seafood Industry Victoria (Vic peak industry body)

SOCo

Select Oyster Company (oyster breeding company owned by NSW oyster industry)

SRB

Standards Reference Body

SRL

Southern Rocklobster Limited

TAFE

technical and further education

TLC

Tiwi Land Council

TORC

Tasmanian Oyster Research Council

TSGA

Tasmanian Salmonid Growers Association

TSIC

Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council (Tasmanian peak body)

TSRA

Torres Strait Regional Authority

UAT

User Acceptance Testing

WA

Western Australia

WAFIC

Western Australian Fishing Industry Council (WA peak body)

WHS Act

Work Health and Safety Act 2011

WPI

Wage Price Index