National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 2003-2013

Acronym List

To ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enjoy a healthy life equal to that of the general population that is enriched by a strong living culture, dignity and justice.

Page last updated: 30 August 2011

AACAP

Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ACAT Aged Care Assessment Teams
ACRRM Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
AGs Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department
AHL Aboriginal Hostels Limited
AHMC Australian Health Ministers’ Conference
AIATSIS Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs
ARIA Australian Remote Indigenous Accommodation Programme
ATSIC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (disbanded in 2004)
ATSIS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services
CDEP Community Development Employment Projects
COAG Council of Australian Governments
DCITA Australian Government Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
DefenceAustralian Government Department of Defence
DEST Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training
DEW Australian Government Department of the Environment and Water Resources
DEWR Australian Government Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
DoHA Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
enHealth Environmental Health
FaCSIA Australian Government Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
FHBH Fixing Houses for Better Health
GIS Geographic Information System
GPs General Practitioners
HACC Home and Community Care
Health Forum Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Framework Agreement Health Forums
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HOIL Home Ownership on Indigenous Land initiative
IBA Indigenous Business Australia
ICC Indigenous Coordination Centre
KRA Key Result Area
LCP Local Community Partnership
MBS Medicare Benefits Schedule
MLOs Medicare Liaison Officers
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
MSOAP Medical Specialist Outreach Assistance Program
NAGATSIHIDNational Advisory Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Information and Data
NATSIHC National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Council
NATSIHON National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officials Network
NATSINSAPNational Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nutrition Strategy and Action Plan
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NIHG National Indigenous Housing Guide
NRCP National Respite for Carer Program
NSPs Needle and Syringe Programs
OATSIH Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
OIPCOffice of Indigenous Policy Coordination
PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PIPPractice Incentives Program
RAMResource Allocation Model
RPARegional Partnership Agreement
RTOsRegistered Training Organisations
SNAP Smoking, Nutrition, Alcohol and Physical Activity
SRA Shared Responsibility Agreement
STIs Sexually Transmissible Infections
TGA Therapeutic Goods Administration