Acronym List - Guide to Social Security Law

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A

AAT
Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ABN
Australian Business Number
ABS
Australian Bureau of Statistics
ABSTUDY
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Study Assistance Scheme
ACAT
Aged Care Assessment Team
ACL
Assessment of care load
ACO
Approved care organisation
ADAT
Adult Disability Assessment Tool
ADF
Approved deposit fund
ADP
Adjusted disability pension as defined in section 118NA of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
AGA
Australian Government Actuary
AGDRP
Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment
Age
Age pension
AGS
Australian Government Solicitor
AIC
Assistance for Isolated Children
ALT
Australian Life Tables
ANTS
A New Tax System
AoS
Assurance of support
APRA
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
APWS
Approved program of work supplement
ARO
Authorised review officer
ASIC
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
ASX
Australian Stock Exchange
ATE
Asset-test exempt
ATI
Adjusted taxable income
ATLT
Asset-tested long-term income stream
ATM
Automatic teller machine
ATO
Australian Taxation Office
ATST
Asset-tested short term income stream
Austudy
Austudy payment
AWLR
Australian working life residence
AWOTE
Average weekly ordinary time earnings

B

BVA
Bereavement allowance

C

CA
Carer allowance
CAO
Complex Assessments Officer
CAP
Compensation affected payment
CBA
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia
CBT
Competency based training
CCA
Comprehensive compliance assessment
CCB
Child care benefit
CDAT
Child Disability Assessment Tool
CDDA
Compensation for Detriment caused by Defective Administration Scheme
CDEP
Community Development Employment Projects
CDO
Centrelink Disability Officer
CDP
Community Development Programme
CEA
Clean energy advance
CES
Clean energy supplement
CFP
Comparable foreign payment
CIS
Centrelink International Services
CITW
Continuing inability to work
CJSV
Criminal Justice Stay Visa
CP
Carer payment
CPI
Consumer price index
CPS
Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) Scheme Participant Supplement
CPSB
Compulsorily preserved superannuation benefits
CRN
Customer reference number
CrP
Crisis payment
CRS
Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service
CSA
Child Support Agency
CSC
Customer Service Centre
CSHC
Commonwealth seniors health card
CSO
Community service order
CSS
Child support scheme

D

DA
Deferred annuity
DAPP
Dad and partner pay
DCLA
Disability Care Load Assessment
DCLAD
Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination 2010
DEEWR
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
DER
Deeming Exemptions Register
DES
Disability Employment Services
DFAT
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DFISA
Defence Force Income Support Allowance
DHA
Defence Housing Australia
DHS
Department of Human Services
DIBP
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
DIY
Do it yourself
DMA
Disability medical assessment
DMS
Disability Management Service
DOB
Date of birth
DoH
Department of Health
DOP
Double orphan pension
DRA
Disaster recovery allowance
DSP
Disability support pension
DSS
Department of Social Services
DVA
Department of Veterans' Affairs

E

EAA
Extra allowable amount
EBT
Electronic benefits transfer
EC
Entry contribution
ECC
Employer Contact Certificate
ECRP
Exceptional circumstances relief payment
EdEP
Education entry payment
EEP
Employment entry payment
EFTPOS
Electronic funds transfer point of sale
EMEP
Essential medical equipment payment
EPED
Entitlement Period End Day
EPP
Employment pathway plan
ES
Energy supplement
ESAt
Employment Services Assessment
ESL
English as a second language
ESS
Employment support services
ETS
Exchange trading systems

F

FAA
Fares allowance
FAO
Family Assistance Office
FBT
Fringe benefits tax
FEG
Fair Entitlements Guarantee
FFRS
Farm Family Restart Scheme
FHS
Farm household support
FIS
Financial information service
FLA
Family law affected
FTB
Family tax benefit

G

GA
Guardian allowance
GCD
Government-contracted doctor
GP
General practitioner
GST
Goods and services tax

H

HCC
Health care card
HECS
Higher Education Contribution Scheme
HELP
Higher Education Loan Program
HPA
Health professional assessment
HPAU
Health Professional Advisory Unit

I

IA
Incentive allowance
ICSO
Indigenous Customer Service Officer
IMP
Income maintenance period
ISB
Income support bonus
ISO
Indigenous Specialist Officer
ISS
Income support supplement
ITAA
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

J

JCA
Job capacity assessment
JET
Jobs, education and training
JNM
Job Network Member
JSA
Job Services Australia
JSCI
Job Seeker Classification Instrument

K

There are no acronyms beginning with the letter K.

L

LAWP
Liquid assets waiting period
LBP
Lump sum bereavement payment
LCBP
Lump sum child related bereavement payment
LIC
Low income health care card
LIFS
Low income family supplement
LIS
Low income supplement
LLNS
Language, literacy and numeracy supplement
LMP
Labour market program

M

MAA
Mature age allowance
MALEP
Move to an area of lower employment exclusion period
MAP
Maximum allowance period
MAPA
Mature age partner allowance
MASP
Medical assessment service provider
MBR
Maximum basic rate
MIA
Maternity immunisation allowance
MOB
Mobility allowance
MOU
Memorandum of understanding
MRCA
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
MSP
Matched savings scheme (income management) payment
MTAWE
Male Total Average Weekly Earnings

N

NARWP
Newly arrived resident's waiting period
NDEP
The number of days from and including the date of death until and including the end of the entitlement period
NDIS
National Disability Insurance Scheme
NEIS
New Enterprise Incentive Scheme
NEPED
The number of entitlement period end days for which the deceased person was paid after and including the date of the death
NOOSR
National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition
NPP
Notional purchase price
NSA
Newstart allowance
NSNP
No show no pay
NSO
National Support Office
NTER
Northern Territory Emergency Response
NVH
Nominated visa holder
NWEP
National Work Experience Programme
NZS
New Zealand Superannuation
NZWAR
New Zealand working age residence

O

OTEN
Open Training and Education Network
OUA
Open Universities Australia
OWP
Ordinary waiting period

P

PA
Partner allowance
PAYG
Pay as you go
PBBP
Pension bonus bereavement payment
PBS
Pension bonus scheme
PCC
Pensioner concession card
PES
Pensioner education supplement
PFWA
Preparing for Work Agreement
PgA
Parenting allowance
PhA
Pharmaceutical allowance
PHB
Pensioner health benefits
PLP
Parental leave pay
PLS
Pension loans scheme
PM&C
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
POI
Proof of identity
POS
Program of support
PP
Parenting payment
PPP
Parenting payment (partnered)
PPS
Parenting payment (single)
PSP
Personal Support Programme

Q

QRE
Qualifying residence exemption

R

RA
Rent assistance
RAA
Remote area allowance
RAFS
Retirement assistance for farmers scheme
RASF
Retirement assistance for sugarcane farmers scheme
RCV
Residual capital value
RJCP
Remote Jobs and Communities Programme
RYLDC
Remote Youth Leadership and Development Corps

S

SA
Sickness allowance
SAF
Small APRA funds
SCA
Seniors concession allowance
SCAP
Saved compensation affected payment
SCV
Special category visa
SEA
Special employment advance
SEAM
Improving School Enrolment and Attendance through Welfare Reform Measure
SFSS
Student financial supplement scheme
SGC
Superannuation Guarantee Contribution
SHA
State Housing Authority
SIS
Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
SMSF
Self-managed superannuation fund
SPAR
Supporting People at Risk
SpB
Special benefit
SpNP
Special needs pension
SPP
Sole parent pension
SSAT
Social Security Appeals Tribunal
SSL
Student start-up loan
SWPP
Seasonal work preclusion period
SWS
Supported wage system

T

TAA
Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic)
TAFE
Technical and Further Education
TAL
Telephone allowance
TDR
Treating doctor's report
TFN
Tax file number
THP
Treating health professional
TNA
Tax notice of assessment
TPV
Temporary Protection visa

U

UA
Utilities allowance
UK
United Kingdom
UPP
Undeducted purchase price
USA
United States of America

V

VCES
Veterans' Children Education Scheme
VEA
Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
VET
Vocational education and training
VIM
Voluntary income management

W

WA
Widow allowance
WAR
Working age residence
WFD
Work for the Dole
WidB
Widow B pension
WLR
Working life residence
WP
Wife pension

X

There are no acronyms beginning with the letter X.

Y

YA
Youth allowance
YDS
Youth disability supplement
YTA
Youth training allowance

Z

There are no acronyms beginning with the letter Z.