Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2007 Glossary

AIFRS Australian equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards
AOFM Australian Office of Financial Management
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
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
CFR Council of Financial Regulators
CGFS Committee on the Global Financial System (of the BIS)
CGS Commonwealth Government securities
CHESS Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (of the Australian Stock Exchange)
CLS Continuous linked settlement
EEO Equal employment opportunity
EFTPOS Electronic funds transfer at point of sale
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks
ES Exchange settlement
ESA Exchange Settlement Account
FOI Freedom of Information
FSAP Financial Sector Assessment Program
G7 Group of Seven
G-20 Group of Twenty
GDES Government Direct Entry Service
GPF Government Partnership Fund (with Indonesia)
IMF International Monetary Fund
IT Information technology
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
SWIFT Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication