Acronyms and abbreviations

AEC Australian Electoral Commission
AIRC Australian Industrial Relations Commission
ALERA Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association
AMWU Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Union known as the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union
APS Australian Public Service
ASU Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical and Services Union trading as Australian Services Union
AWAs Australian Workplace Agreements
AWRS Australian Workplace Relations Study
AWU Australian Workers' Union
BOOT Better off overall test
CMS plus the case management system used by the Fair Work Commission
Commission Fair Work Commission
DP Deputy President
Fair Work Act Fair Work Act 2009
FOI freedom of information
FOI Act Freedom of Information Act 1982
FWAEA Fair Work Australia Enterprise Agreement 2011–14
GST goods and services tax
HSMA Health and safety management arrangements
HSRs Health and safety representatives
HSU Health Services Union
ICT information and communications technology
IEUA Independent Education Union of Australia
ILO International Labour Organization
IPS Information Publications Scheme
IRCNSW Industrial Relations Commission NSW
ITEA Individual Transitional Employment Agreement
KPIs key performance indicators
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NES National Employment Standards
NUW National Union of Workers
OHS occupational health and safety
PGPA Act Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
Public Service Act Public Service Act 1999
Public Service Regulations Public Service Regulations 1999
QIRC Queensland Industrial Relations Commission
QR Code quick response code
Registered Organisations Act Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
Review (the) 4 yearly review of modern awards
RMIT Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
RSRT Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal
RSR Act Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012
SAIRC South Australian Industrial Relations Commission
SDP Senior Deputy President
SES Senior Executive Service
SME Small and medium-sized enterprises
TIC Tasmanian Industrial Commission
TMAA Traffic Management Association of Australia
Transitional Act Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
VP Vice President
WHS work health and safety
WHS Act Work Health and Safety Act 2011
Workplace Relations Act Workplace Relations Act 1996