New South Wales Government Family & Community Services - Aboriginal Housing Office


A list of acronyms for organisations and terms used widely on this website and throughout the Aboriginal housing sector.

AAPCC Aboriginal Affairs Plan Coordinating Committee
ACHP Aboriginal Community Housing Providers
AHURI Australian Housing & Urban Research Institute
AHO Aboriginal Housing Office
AIHW Australian Institute of Health & Welfare
AJAC Aboriginal Justice Advisory Council
ALRA Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983
APARCE Advocacy, Policy & Research Coordination & Evaluation
ARG Aboriginal Reference Group
ARIA Accessibility & Remoteness Index of Australia
ATAAS Aboriginal Tenant Advice & Advocacy Services
ATP Aboriginal Tenancy Participation
BBF Building a Better Future
CAP Crisis Accommodation Program
CAS Condition Assessment Survey
CHAC Community Housing Advisory Committee
CHD Community Housing Division
CHIP Community Housing & Infrastructure Program
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CODA Community Organisation Data Administration
CPI Consumer Price Index
CRA Commonwealth Rent Assistance
CSHA Commonwealth State Housing Agreement
CSIRT Corporate Services Implementation Review Team
CSS Corporate Shared Services
CTTT Consumer, Trader & Tenancy Tribunal
DFS Department of Finance & Services
DPC Department of Premier & Cabinet
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
EPM Enterprise Portfolio Management
ERA Employment Related Accommodation
ERC Expenditure Review Committee
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
FACS NSW Department of Family & Community Services
FaHCSIA Commonwealth Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs
FOI Freedom of Information
GIPA Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009
HAR Housing Analysis & Research
ICAC Independent Commission Against Corruption
ICC Indigenous Coordination Centre
IP Implementation Plan
LHC Land & Housing Corporation
LIP Local Implementation Plans
LTAP Long Term Asset Planning
MAG Ministerial Advisory Group
MAHA Macleay Aboriginal Housing Association Co-operative Limited
MCATSIA Ministerial Council on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Affairs
MES Municipal & Essential Services
MPRHCL Murdi Paaki Regional Housing Corporation Limited
MTAA Ministerial Taskforce on Aboriginal Affairs
NAHA National Affordable Housing Agreement
NAHS National Aboriginal Health Strategy
NAIDOC National Aboriginal & Islander Day Observance Committee
NGO Non-Governmental Organisation
NIRA National Indigenous Reform Agreement
NPARIH National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing
NRF National Reporting Framework
NRSCH National Regulatory System for Community Housing
OHS Occupational Health & Safety
OPOP One Plan One Place
ORIC Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations
PAH Partnership Against Homelessness
PARS Provider Assessment & Registration System
PCR Personnel Change Request
PDSC Program Delivery Steering Committee
PSA Public Services Association
RAHC Regional Aboriginal Housing Committees
RCMG Regional Coordination Management Group
RSD Remote Service Delivery
RSDSMC Remote Service Delivery Steering Management Committee
RTO Registered Training Organisation
SAAC Supported Accommodation Advisory Council
SHAPE Social Housing Approval & Provider Evaluation
SHOP Strategic Housing Operations & Programs
SOMIH State Owned & Managed Indigenous Housing
TSS Tenant Satisfaction Survey
WHS Work Health & Safety