Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2005 Glossary

ABF Asian Bond Fund
ACC Asian Consultative Council (of the BIS)
AOFM Australian Office of Financial Management
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
BIS Bank for International Settlements
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)
ECB European Central Bank
EEO Equal employment opportunity
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asian and Pacific central banks
ESAs Exchange Settlement Accounts
ES Exchange Settlement (funds)
FATF Financial Action Task Force
FOI Freedom of Information
FSAP Financial Sector Assessment Program
FX Foreign exchange
GDES Government Direct Entry Service
G-7 Group of Seven
G-20 Group of Twenty
IMF International Monetary Fund
NNPDC National Note Processing and Distribution Centre
NPA Note Printing Australia Limited
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
SDR Special Drawing Rights