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Abbreviations

AATSIHS

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACCHO

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

ACHS

Australian Council of Health-care Standards

ACIR

Australian Childhood Immunisation Register

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

AGPAL

Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited

AHF

Aboriginal Health Forum

AHMAC

Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council

AHS

Australian Health Survey

AHW

Aboriginal health worker

AIC

Australian Institute of Criminology

AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

AMS

Aboriginal Medical Service

AMSANT

Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance of the NT

ANFPP

Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program

AODTS-NMDS

Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Dataset

APDC

Admitted Patient Data Collection

ARF

Acute Rheumatic Fever

BEACH

Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health

BMI

Body Mass Index

CATSI

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

CBDS

Child Dental Benefits Scheme

CDEP

Community Development Employment Projects

CHC

Council of Australian Governments Health Council

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

CPI

Consumer Price Index

CVD

Cardiovascular Disease

DHS

Department of Human Services

DSS

Department of Social Services

ESKD

End stage Kidney Disease

ESRD

End Stage Renal Disease

FASD

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

FTE

Full-Time Equivalent

GAS

Group A Streptococcal Bacterium

GDM

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

GP

General Practitioner

GPA+

General Practice Accreditation Plus

GPMP

General Practitioner Management Plan

HbA1c

Haemoglobin A1c

Health

Department of Health

Health Survey

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey and Australian Health Survey

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HPF

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework

HPV

Human Papilloma Virus

IAS

Indigenous Advancement Strategy

IHD

Ischaemic Heart Disease

IPD

Invasive Pneumococcal Disease

KRT

Kidney Replacement Therapy

LHNs

Local Hospital Networks

LSAC

Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

LSIC

Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children

MBS

Medicare Benefits Scheme/Schedule

ML

Medicare Local

na

not available

NACCHO

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

NAGATSIHID

National Advisory Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Information and Data

NAHA

National Affordable Housing Agreement

NAPLAN

National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy

NATSIHSC

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Standing Committee

NATSIHS

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey

NATSINSAP

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nutrition Strategy and Action Plan

NATSIPDS

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Drug Strategy

NATSIS

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey

NATSISS

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey

NBCSP

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

nec

not elsewhere classified

nfd

not further defined

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

NHPA

National Health Performance Authority

NHS

National Health Survey

NHWDS

National Health Workforce Data Set

NIP

National Immunisation Program

NIRA

National Indigenous Reform Agreement

nKPI

national Key Performance Indicators (Indigenous primary health care organisations)

NMDS

National Minimum Data Set

np

not published

NPESU

National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

NTC

National Tobacco Campaign

ORIC

Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations

OSR

Online Services Report

PATS

Patient Assistance Travel Schemes

PBAC

Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee

PBS

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PCIS

Primary Care Information System

PHN

Primary Health Networks

PIP

Practice Incentives Program

PYLL

Potential Years of Life Lost

QAAMS

Quality Assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Services

QIC

Quality Improvement Council

Qld

Queensland

RACGP

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

RHD

Rheumatic Heart Disease

SA

South Australia

SCRGSP

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

SEIFA

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas

SEWB

Social and Emotional Wellbeing

SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

SLA

Statistical Local Area

Social Survey

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey and General Social Survey

STI

Sexually Transmissible Infection

TCA

Team Care Arrangement

VAED

Victorian Admitted Episodes Dataset

VEMD

Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset

VET

Vocational Education and Training

VII

Voluntary Indigenous Identifier

WA

Western Australia

WAACHS

Western Australia Aboriginal Child Health Survey

WHO

World Health Organization