Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2014 Abbreviations

AAS Australian Accounting Standards
ABF Asian Bond Fund
ABF1 Asian Bond Fund 1
ABF2 Asian Bond Fund 2
ADI authorised deposit-taking institution
AML/CTF Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorism Financing
AOFM Australian Office of Financial Management
APCA Australian Payments Clearing Association
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
CAC Act Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
CFR Council of Financial Regulators
CGFS Committee on the Global Financial System
CGS Commonwealth Government Securities
CHESS Clearing House Electronic Sub-register System
CLF Committed Liquidity Facility
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CPRs Commonwealth Procurement Rules
CPSS Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems
DE direct entry
DFAT Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
eftpos electronic funds transfer at point of sale
EMEAP Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks
EMC Environmental Management Committee
EPMO Enterprise Portfolio Management Office
ES Exchange Settlement
ESD Ecologically Sustainable Development
FMI financial market infrastructure
FMO Finance Minister's Orders
FOI Freedom of Information
FSB Financial Stability Board
FSS Fast Settlement Service
FX foreign exchange
G20 Group of Twenty
GPF Government Partnership Fund
G-SIB global systemically important bank
HQLA high-quality liquid assets
IJCB International Journal of Central Banking
IMF International Monetary Fund
IOSCO International Organization of Securities Commissions
IPS Information Publication Scheme
ISDA International Swaps and Derivatives Association
IT information technology
LCR liquidity coverage ratio
MFSC Monetary and Financial Stability Committee
NAIDOC National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
NBS National Banknote Site
NGB Next Generation Banknote
NNPDC National Note Processing and Distribution Centre
NPA Note Printing Australia Limited
NPP National Payments Platform
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPA Official Public Accounts
OSF Officers' Superannuation Fund
OSSG Official Sector Steering Group
OTC over-the-counter
PEXA Property Exchange Australia Limited
PFMIs Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures
PGPA Act Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
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 and Compliance Department
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
WGBS Working Group on Banking Supervision
WGFM Working Group on Financial Markets
WGPSS Working Group on Payment and Settlement Systems
WHS work health and safety