Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2006 Glossary

ABF Asian Bond Fund
AIFRS Australian equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards
AOFM Australian Office of Financial Management
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
BIS Bank for International Settlements
BRS Business resumption site (of the RBA)
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
EFTPOS Electronic funds transfer at point of sale
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asian and Pacific central banks
ES Exchange Settlement (accounts, balances or funds)
FOI Freedom of Information
FSAP Financial Sector Assessment Program
GDES Government Direct Entry Service
G-7 Group of Seven
G-20 Group of Twenty
GPF Government Partnership Fund (with Indonesia)
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
SDR Special Drawing Rights