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A

ABS
ABS
ACC
ACIS
ACP
ACV
ADF
AE Z
AEO
AFMA
AFP
AGS
AHPL
AIS
AMIS
AM L
AMSA
ANAO
ANMAC
ANZCERTA
APEC
APS
AQIS
ASADA
ASEAN
ASIO
ATO
ATS
AusAID
AUSFTA
AUSTRAC
AWA
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Air Border Security
Australian Crime Commission
Automotive Competitiveness and Investments Scheme
Accredited Client Program
Australian Customs Vessel
Australian Defence Force
Australian Exclusive Economic Zone
Authorised Economic Operator
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Australian Federal Police
Australian Government Solicitor
Australian Helicopters Pty Ltd
Automatic identification system
Australian Maritime Identification System
Anti-money laundering
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Australian National Audit Office
Airports National Monitoring and Analysis Centre
Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Australian Public Service
Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
Australian Taxation Office
Amphetamine type stimulants
Australian Agency for International Development
Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
Australian Workplace Agreement

B


BAKORKAMLA

BNI
BPC
BSP
Indonesian agency responsible for coordinating maritime security
affairs
Bearer Negotiable Instruments
Border Protection Command
Border Security Project

C


CA
CCAMLR
CCAS
CCTV
CEF
CEO
CFE
CI&SC
CIEMP
CIRC
CITMA
CL
CMR
CMU
CNCC
CND
CSIRO
CTFR
CTO
Certified Agreement
Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
Customs compliance assurance strategy
Closed circuit television
Container examination facility
Chief Executive Officer
Customs Flexible Employee
Customs Information and Support Centre
Customs International Executive Management Program
Customs Incident Reporting Centre
Customs IT Multi-party Arrangements
Customs Level (with reference to staff classifications)
Cargo Management Reengineering
Customs Marine Unit
Customs National Consultative Committee
Commission on Narcotic Drugs
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Counter Terrorism First Response (airports)
Cargo/container terminal operator
D
DAFF
DCEO
DDP
Defence
DFAT
DGMS
DHEA
DIAC
DITR
DMW
DOTARS
DTMF
DVS
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Detector Dog Program
Department of Defence
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Detained Goods Management System
Dehydroepiandrosterone/Prasterone
Department of Immigration and Citizenship
Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources
Deck-mounted weapons
Department of Transport and Regional Services
Dual Tone Multi Frequency
Document verification service
E
Ecstasy
EDS
EEZ
EL
EMS
EMS
EPAC
ETS
EU
Examination
MDMA - 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine
EDS Australia (information technology service provider)
Exclusive Economic Zone
Executive Level
Environmental Management System
Express Mail Service
Enhanced Passenger Assessment and Clearance
Enhanced trade Solutions
European Union
examination of the cargo by a Customs officer
F
Fantasy
FATF
FEDD
FFV
FMIS
FOB



FOC
FOI Act
FTA
FTDDS
FTE
FTS
Gammahydroxybutyrate
Financial Action Task Force
Firearms and explosives detector dog
Foreign Fishing Vessel
Financial Management Information System
Free on board. The term defines the cost of the goods including
any cartage costs, incurred in placing goods on board a vessel
at the place of export.
Future Operating Concept
Freedom of Information Act 1982
Free Trade Agreement
Fraudulent Travel Document Detection System
Full-time equivalent
Firearms Tracking System
G
GACC
GBL
GBRMP
GHB
GHG
GRI
GST
General Administration of China Customs
Gammabutyrolactone
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Fantasy (gamma hydroxybutyrate)
Greenhouse gas
Global Reporting Initiative
Goods and services tax
H
HINT
HMRC
HOCOLEA
HS2007
HSMA
Heads of Intelligence
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
Heads of Commonwealth Operational Law Enforcement Agencies
Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System 2007
Health and Safety Management Arrangements
I
IAG
‘ice’
ICS
IFF
IFFV
IIE
IMO
Intervention


Inspection


IOC
IRCU
IT
IUU
Industry Action Group
Methamphetamine
Integrated Cargo System
Illegal foreign fisher
Illegal foreign fishing vessel/venture
Integrated Intelligence Environment
International Maritime Organisation
Customs use of any or all processes, including risk assessment,
inspection and examination, in order to prevent the import or export of
prohibited items and to control the movement of restricted items.
Inspection may include the use of non-intrusive examination through xray
technology (static or mobile), trace particle detection, detector dogs
or a physical examination of the cargo.
Integrated Operations Centre
Incident Response Coordination Unit
Information technology
Illegal, unregulated and unreported
J
JAIG
JAIT
Joint Aviation Intelligence Group
Joint Airport Investigations Team
K
KPI Key Performance Indicator
L
LAN
LCT
Local Area Network
Luxury car tax
M
MCV
MDMA
MMAF
MOU
MXU
Maritime Crew Visa
Ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine)
Indonesia’s Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries
Memorandum of Understanding
Mobile X-Ray Unit
N
NAIDOC
NCMSRP
NCBLAC
ND
NDARC
NDLERF
NMC
NMU
NPPC
NSC
National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee
National Civil Maritime Surveillance and Response Program
National Customs Brokers Licensing Advisory Committee
National Director
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund
National Monitoring Centre
National Marine Unit
National Passenger Processing Committee
National Surveillance Centre
O
OCO
OHS
Oceania Customs Organization
Occupational Health and Safety
P
PACTS
PAES
PAF
PBS
PIEDs
PMC
PMF
PNG
PNR
PRISM
PSI
PNG and Australian Customs Twinning Scheme
Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
Performance Assessment and Feedback - performance review scheme
Portfolio Budget Statements
Performance and image enhancing drugs
Passenger Movement Charge
Project Management Framework
Papua New Guinea
Passenger Name Record
Precursors required in synthetic manufacture
Proliferation security initiative
Q
QSP Quality Software Products
R
RAAF
RAMSI
RASC
RD

RFT
RIMS
RMP
ROO
Royal Australian Air Force
Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands
Risk Assessment Systems Capability
Regional Director
Request for Tender
Records and Information Management System
Royal Malaysian Police
Rules of origin
S
SAPL
SES
SGP
SICED
SIEV
SME
SOMPR
SPARTECA
SSAN
SUNC
Surveillance Australia Pty Ltd
Senior Executive Service
Strongim Gavman Program
Solomon Islands Customs and Excise Division
Suspect illegal entry vessel
small-to-medium enterprise
Southern Ocean Maritime Patrol and Response
South Pacific Regional Trade and Economic Agreement
Security sensitive ammonium nitrate
Suspect unlawful non-citizen
T
TAFTA
TEU
TODIS
TRADEX


TMRO
TRS
Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement
Twenty-foot equivalent unit
Tough on Drugs in Sport Strategy
This scheme is administered by AusIndustry and allows importation
without payment of duty or sales tax when the goods are intended
for export
Trade Measure Review Officer
Tourist Refund Scheme
U
UAV
US
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
United States of America
W
WCO
SAFE Framework
WET
WTO
World Customs Organization
Framework of Standards to Secure and Facilitate Global Trade
Wine equalisation tax
World Trade Organization