Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2013 Abbreviations

AAS Australian Accounting Standards
ABF Asian Bond Fund
ABF1 Asian Bond Fund 1
ABF2 Asian Bond Fund 2
ACC Asian Consultative Council (of the BIS)
ADI Authorised deposit-taking institution
AML/CTF Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorism Financing
AOFM Australian Office of Financial Management
APCA Australian Payments Clearing Association Limited
APRA Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
ASIC Australian Securities and Investments Commission
ASX Australian Securities Exchange
BCBS Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
BI Bank Indonesia
BIS Bank for International Settlements
BPNG Bank of Papua New Guinea
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 Sub-register System
CLF Committed liquidity facility
CLS Continuous linked settlement
CPR Commonwealth Procurement Rules
CPSS Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (of the BIS)
CRA Credit rating agency
CSA Credit Support Annex
DFAT Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DoFD Department of Finance and Deregulation
D-SIB Domestic systemically important bank
ECB European Central Bank
EFT Electronic Funds Transfer
EMC Environmental Management Committee
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks
ES Exchange settlement
ESA Exchange Settlement Account
ESD Ecologically sustainable development
FCL Flexible Credit Line
FMI Financial market infrastructure
FOI Freedom of Information
FSAP Financial Sector Assessment Program
FSB Financial Stability Board
GHOS Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision
GPF Government Partnership Fund (with Indonesia)
G-SIB Global systemically important bank
G20 Group of Twenty
HQLA High-quality liquid assets
IMF International Monetary Fund
IOSCO International Organization of Securities Commissions
IPS Information Publication Scheme
ISDA International Swaps and Derivatives Association
IT Information Technology
LVCS Low Value Clearing Service
LVSS Low Value Settlement Service
MFSC Monetary and Financial Stability Committee
NAIDOC National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
NGB Next Generation Banknote
NNPDC National Note Processing and Distribution Centre
NPA Note Printing Australia Limited
NQRS Note Quality Reward Scheme
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPA Official Public Account
OTC Over-the-counter (derivatives)
PAIF Pan Asian Index Bond Fund
PBC People's Bank of China
PFMI Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures
PFTAC Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre
PLL Precautionary and Liquidity Line
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
RBF Reserve Bank of Fiji
RBRF Reserve Bank Reserve Fund
RCG Regional Consultative Group
RDP Research Discussion Paper
Repo Repurchase agreement
RITS Reserve Bank Information and Transfer System
RM Risk Management Unit
RMB Renminbi
RMBS Residential mortgage-backed securities
RTGS Real-time gross settlement
SAR Special Administrative Region
SDR Special Drawing Right
Semis Semi-government securities (Australian state and territory government securities)
SIFI Systemically important financial institution
SWIFT Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
WHS Work health and safety