Acronym Explanation

ABCB

Australian Building Code Board

ABCC

Australian Building and Construction Commission

ADF

Australian Defence Force

AEMO

Australian Energy Market Operator

AFP

Australian Federal Police

AMSA

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

ANS

Air Navigation Services

AQUAPLAN

Australian National Strategic Plan for Aquatic Animal Health

ARC

Australian Red Cross

ARFFS

Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Services

ATSB

Australian Transport Safety Bureau

AUSASSISTPLAN

Australian Government Overseas Assistance Plan

AUSVETPLAN

Australian Veterinary Emergency Plan

AV

Ambulance Victoria

BoM

Bureau of Meteorology

BRV

Bushfire Recovery Victoria

CA

Control agency

CES

Chief Environmental Scientist

CFA

Country Fire Authority

CHO

Chief Health Officer

CMA

Catchment Management Authority

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

COMDISPLAN

Australian Government Disaster Response Plan

Coroners Court

Coroners Court of Victoria

CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

DACC

Defence Aid to the Civil Community

DELWP

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

DET

Department of Education and Training

DFACA

Defence Aid to the Civil Authority

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DFFH

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

DJCS

Department of Justice and Community Safety

DJPR

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

DH

Department of Health

DoD

Department of Defence

DoT

Department of Transport (including Head, Transport for Victoria)

DPC

Department of Premier and Cabinet

DRFA

Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements

DTF

Department of Treasury and Finance

EM

Emergency Management

EMA

Emergency Management Australia

EMC

Emergency Management Commissioner

EMLO

Emergency Management Liaison Officer

EMR

Emergency Medical Response

EMV

Emergency Management Victoria

EPA

Environment Protection Authority

ESTA

Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority

ESV

Energy Safe Victoria

FFMVic

Forest Fire Management Victoria

FRV

Fire Rescue Victoria

HIA

Housing Industry Association

ICA

Insurance Council of Australia Ltd

ICC

Incident Control Centre

JOSS

Joint Operations Support Staff

LSV

Life Saving Victoria

MEMPC

Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

NBN Co

National Broadband Network Company

NHVR

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Non SAR

Non Search and Rescue

NOPSEMA

National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority

OIE

World Organisation for Animal Health

PLANTPLAN

Australian Emergency Plant Pest Response Plan

PV

Parks Victoria

RAC

Rural Assistance Commissioner

RCC

Regional Control Centre

RecCA

Recovery Coordinating Agency

RecLA

Recovery Lead Agency

RecSA

Recovery Support Agencies

RelCA

Relief Coordinating Agency

RelLA

Relief Lead Agency

RelSA

Relief Support Agency

RSA

Response Support Agency

RSPCA

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Salvation Army

Salvation Army – Victorian Emergency Services

SCC

State Control Centre

SCM

State Consequence Manager

SCRC

State Crisis and Resilience Council

SEMP

State Emergency Management Plan

SERC

State Emergency Relief Coordinator

SHERP

State Health Emergency Response Plan

SRC

State Response Controller

SReC

State Recovery Coordinator

Telstra

Telstra Corporation Limited

TfV

Transport for Victoria

TSV

Transport Safety Victoria

USAR

Urban Search and Rescue

VBA

Victorian Building Authority

VCC EM

Victorian Council of Churches Emergencies Ministry

VFA

Victorian Fisheries Authority

VFF

Victorian Farmers Federation

VicPol

Victoria Police

VICSES

Victoria State Emergency Service

VIFM

Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine

VMIA

Victorian Managed Insurance Authority

VPC(M)

Victorian Ports Corporation (Melbourne)

VPF

Victorian Preparedness Framework

VRCA

Victorian Regional Channels Authority

WICEN

Wireless Institute Civil Emergency Network