The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

Acronym/initialism list - Child Support Guide

A | C | D | F| J | M| P | R| T

A

AAT
Administrative Appeals Tribunal
ABS
Australian Bureau of Statistics
ABSTUDY
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Study Assistance Scheme
ATI
Adjusted taxable income
ATO
Australian Taxation Office
AWE
Average weekly earnings

C

CPI
Consumer price index

D

DAC
Departure authorisation certificate
DCME
Deductible child maintenance expenditure
DHS
Department of Human Services
DPO
Departure prohibition order
DSS
Department of Social Services

F

FTB
Family tax benefit

J

JSP
Jobseeker payment

M

MAT
Maintenance action test
MIFA
Maintenance income free area
MIT
Maintenance income test
MTAWE
Male Total Average Weekly Earnings

P

PLP
Parental leave pay

R

RA
Rent assistance
RNN
Return not necessary

T

TFN
Tax file number