Glossary

Glossary

  • ACAT - ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • ACTGS - ACT Government Solicitor’s Office
  • ACTPLA - ACT Planning and Land Authority
  • ACTPS - ACT Public Service
  • ACWA - Actions for Clean Water project
  • AP2 - Action Plan 2 – A new climate change strategy and action plan for the ACT
  • ABCB - Australian Building Code Board
  • AuSSI - Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative
  • CFOC - Caring For Our Country
  • CMCD - Chief Minister and Cabinet Directorate (ACT Government)
  • CMP - Conservation Management Plan
  • CO2 -e - carbon dioxide equivalent
  • CUC - Change of Use Charge
  • CSD - Community Services Directorate (ACT Government)
  • CPR - Conservation Planning and Research
  • CRC - Cooperative Research Centre
  • COAG - Council of Australian Governments
  • COTA - Council of the Ageing
  • DPMH - Dame Pattie Menzies House
  • DAFF - Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forests (Australian Government)
  • DECCEW - Department of Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Water (former ACT Government department)
  • DEEWR - Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (Australian Government)
  • DA - Development Application
  • DCC - Directorate Consultative Committee
  • DV - Draft variation
  • EDD - Economic Development Directorate (ACT Government)
  • EEIS - Energy Efficiency Improvement Scheme
  • ELJ - Engineered Log Jam
  • ERM - Enterprise-wide Risk Management
  • ESDD, the Directorate - Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate (ACT Government)
  • EPA - Environment Protection Authority (ACT Government)
  • EPBC Act - Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)
  • EIS - Environmental Impact Statement
  • EDP - Estate Development Plan
  • ETD - Education and Training Directorate (ACT Government)
  • FOI - Freedom of Information
  • FTE - Full-Time Equivalent
  • GIS - Geographic Information System
  • gWh - gigawatt hours
  • GHG - Greenhouse Gas
  • GGI - Greenhouse Gas Inventory
  • HEAT - Home Energy Advice Team
  • HR - Human Resources
  • HSR - Health and Safety Representative
  • ICRC - Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission
  • ISF - Institute for Sustainable Futures
  • IZ2 - Industrial Mixed-use Zone
  • JACS - Justice and Community Safety Directorate (ACT Government)
  • kL - kilolitres
  • kt - kilotonnes
  • kV - kilovault
  • kW - kilowatt
  • kWh - kilowatt hour
  • LDA - Land Development Agency (ACT Government)
  • LVC - Lease Variation Charge
  • LED – Light-Emitting Diode
  • MW - megawatt
  • MWh – megawatt hours
  • MOU - Memorandum of Understanding
  • MRPCP - Molonglo River Park Concept Plan
  • MDBA - Murray–Darling Basin Authority
  • MCMA - Murrumbidgee Catchment Management Authority
  • NCA - National Capital Authority
  • NECF - National Energy Customer Framework
  • NES - National Environmental Significance
  • NPRF - National Plumbing Regulators Forum
  • NWI - National Water Initiative
  • NRM - Natural Resource Management
  • NRMAC - Natural Resource Management Advisory Committee
  • NECF - National Energy Customer Framework
  • NARCliM - NSW and ACT Regional Climate Modelling
  • OCSE - Office of the Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment (ACT Government)
  • PV - Photovoltaic
  • PDF - Planning and Design Framework
  • QA - Quality Assurance
  • RET - Renewable Energy Target
  • RAO - Representative Aboriginal Organisation
  • RZ - Residential zone
  • RED – Respect, Equity and Diversity
  • SDMS - Sustainability Data Management System
  • SERBIR - Senior Executive Responsible for Business Integrity Risk
  • SEAs - Special Employment Arrangements
  • SEWPaC - Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (Australian Government)
  • SST - Safety Support Team
  • TA - Technical Amendment
  • TAMS - Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (ACT Government)
  • t CO2 -e – tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent
  • WEST - Water and Energy Savings in the Territory
  • WONS - Weeds of National Significance