National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023

Appendix D: Abbreviations

Page last updated: 27 June 2013

ABS—Australian Bureau of Statistics

AHMAC—Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council

AIHW—Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

ARF—Acute Rheumatic Fever

AMS—Aboriginal Medical Service

ATSIC—Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission

CCSS—Care Coordination and Supplementary Services

COAG—Council of Australian Governments

CVD—Cardiovascular Disease

FASD—Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

GP—General Practitioner

HACC—Home and Community Care

ICDP—Indigenous Chronic Disease Package

KPMG—Klynveld, Peat, Marwick and Goerdeler (consultancy)

MBS—Medical Benefits Scheme

NACCHO—National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

NAHS—National Aboriginal Health Strategy

NATSIHP—National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan

NDIS—National Disability Insurance Scheme

NATSIHEC—National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Equality Council

NIRA—National Indigenous Reform Agenda

NSFATSIH—National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

OATSIH—Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

RHD—Rheumatic Heart Disease

SAG—Stakeholder Advisory Group

VET—Vocational Education and Training Top of page