Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2004 Glossary

ABF Asian Bond Fund
ACC Asian Consultative Council (of the BIS)
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
BIS Bank for International Settlements
CAC Collective action clause
CAC Act Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
CD Certificate of deposit
CGS Commonwealth Government securities
CGFS Committee on the Global Financial System (of the BIS)
CHESS Clearing House Electronic Subregister System of the Australian Stock Exchange
CLS Continuous linked settlement
CPSS Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (of the BIS)
EEO Equal employment opportunity
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asian and Pacific central banks
ESA Exchange Settlement Account
Finance Department of Finance and Administration
FX Foreign exchange
GDES Government Direct Entry Service
G7 Group of Seven
G10 Group of Ten
G20 Group of Twenty
IMF International Monetary Fund
NNPDC National Note Processing and Distribution Centre
NPA Note Printing Australia Limited
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OH&S Occupational health & safety
OPA Official Public Account
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
RBRF Reserve Bank Reserve Fund
RITS Reserve Bank Information and Transfer System
RTGS Real-time gross settlement