The definitions of the acronyms used in the CSIRO Annual Report 2015-16.

AAHL
Australian Animal Health Laboratory
AAS

Australian Academy of Science

ADJR Act
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
AEC

Animal research ethics committees

ALA
Atlas of Living Australia
ANACC
Australian National Algae Culture Collection
ANAO
Australian National Audit Office
ANASS
Australian National Algae Supply Service
ANFC
Australian National Fish Collection
ANH
Australian National Herbarium
ANIC
Australian National Insect Collection
ANU
Australian National University
ANWC
Australian National Wildlife Collection
APS
Australian Public Service
ARISA
Applied Research and Innovation Systems in Agriculture
ARPANSA
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
ASKAP
Australian square kilometre array pathfinder
ASL
Average staffing level
ASX

Australian Securities Exchange

ATNF
Australia Telescope National Facility
ATSC
Australian Tree Seed Centre
BCSIR
Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
BETA
Boolardy Engineering Test Array
BOM
Bureau of Meteorology
CAPSTAN
Collaborative Australian postgraduate sea training
CAS
Chinese Academy of Sciences
CDSCC
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
CNRS
Le Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (The National Centre for Scientific Research)
CO2
Carbon dioxide
CO2-e
Carbon dioxide equivalent
CPRs
Commonwealth procurement rules
CRC
Cooperative research centre
CREST
CREativity in Science and Technology
CSIRO
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DAWR
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
DELWP
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
DET CRC
Deep exploration technologies cooperative research centre
ECR
Early-career researcher
EDP
SIEF Experimental Development Program
ET
CSIRO Executive Team
FOI Act
Freedom of Information Act 1982
FMD
Foot-and-mouth disease
FSP
Future science platform
FTE
Full-time equivalent
GMR
Guardian mentor remote
HSE
Health, safety and environment
ICT
Information and communication technology
IMAS
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
IP
Intellectual property
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
KPIs
Key performance indicators
LBA
Long baseline array
LOMIC
Microbial Oceanography Laboratory, France
MERS
Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome
MNF
Marine National Facility
MOU
Memorandum of understanding
MTC
Major Transactions Committee
MWA
Murchison wideband array
NCRIS
National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy
NPS
Net promoter score
NVP
Net present value
NRCA
National Research Collections Australia
OIE
World Organisation for Animal Health
PBS
Portfolio Budget Statements
PBSP
Powerline bushfire safety program
PCT
Patent cooperation treaty
PGPA Act
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PID Act
Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013
PV
Photovoltaic
R&D
Research and development
REFCL
Rapid earth fault current limiter
RIFR
Recordable injury frequency rate
RMIT
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
SAGE
Science in Australia Gender Equity
SARS
Severe acute respiratory syndrome
SICOM
Science, Strategy, Impact and Investment Committee
SIEF
Science and Industry Endowment Fund
SIR Act
Science and Industry Research Act 1949
SME
Small-to-medium enterprise
SMiS
Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools
STEM
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics
TraNSIT
Transport network strategic investment tool
VAV
Variable air volume
WHO
World Health Organisation
WHS Act
Work Health and Safety Act 2011
WLAN
Wireless local area networks

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