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Acronym

Meaning

AEC

Australian Electoral Commission

AFMA

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

APS

Australian Public Service

CALM

Conservation and Land Management

CDP

Community Development Programme

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

DOGIT

Deeds of Grant in Trust

EPBC Act

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

FOI Act

Freedom of Information Act 1982

GTCC

Gab Titui Cultural Centre

IBA

Indigenous Business Australia

ILUA

Indigenous Land Use Agreement

IPA

Indigenous Protected Area

ISD

Integrated Service Delivery

MIP

Major Infrastructure Programme

MOA

memorandum of agreement

MOU

memorandum of understanding

NGO

non-government organisation

NMA

National Museum of Australia

NTO

Native Title Office

NTRB

Native Title Representative Body

ORIC

Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations

PBC

Prescribed Body Corporate

PNG

Papua New Guinea

PSC

Programme Steering Committee

PZJA

Protected Zone Joint Authority

REIS

Regional Economic Investment Strategy

RNTBC

Registered Native Title Body Corporate

TEK

traditional ecological knowledge

TIB

Traditional Inhabitant Boat

TIDS

Transport Infrastructure Development Scheme

TRAWQ

Tamwoy, Rosehill, Aplin, Waiben and Quarantine

TSC

Torres Shire Council

TSI

Torres Strait Islander

TSIRC

Torres Strait Island Regional Council

TSRA

Torres Strait Regional Authority