Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2001 Glossary

ACCC Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
ASIC Australian Securities and Investments Commission
BIS Bank for International Settlements
CAC Act Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
CGS Commonwealth Government securities
CHESS Clearing House Electronic Subregister System of the Australian Stock Exchange
CLS Continuous linked settlement
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CVS Cheque Verification System
DoFA Department of Finance and Administration
EEO Equal employment opportunity
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific central banks
G10 Group of Ten
G20 Group of Twenty
GDP Gross domestic product
GOS Gross operating surplus
GST Goods and Services Tax
HLI Highly leveraged institution
IMF International Monetary Fund
NNPC National Note Processing Centre
NPA Note Printing Australia Limited
OH&S Occupational health & safety
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
RITS Reserve Bank Information and Transfer System
RTGS Real-time gross settlement
SDRs Special drawing rights
Y2K Year 2000