Abbreviations and Acronyms

 

AbbreviationTerm
AAIMHAustralian Association for Infant Mental Health
ACMAustralasian Correctional Management Pty Limited
AFPAustralian Federal Police
Beijing RulesUnited Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice
Body of PrinciplesUnited Nations Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment
BVEBridging Visa E
CAMHSChild and Adolescent Mental Health Service, South Australia
CARADCoalition Assisting Refugees After Detention
CATConvention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment
CEDAWConvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
CERDConvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
CERTCentre Emergency Response Team
CommissionHuman Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
CRCConvention on the Rights of the Child
DCDDepartment for Community Development, Western Australia
DepartmentDepartment of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, Commonwealth
DHSDepartment of Human Services, South Australia
DIMIADepartment of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, Commonwealth
DoCSDepartment of Community Services, New South Wales
DSCDisability Services Commission, Western Australia
ESLEnglish as a Second Language
FACSFamily and Children's Services, Department for Community Development, Western Australia
FAYSFamily and Youth Services, Department of Human Services, South Australia
HRATHigh Risk Assessment Team
HRCUnited Nations Human Rights Committee
HREOCHuman Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
HREOC ActHuman Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 (Cth)
IAAASImmigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme
ICCPRInternational Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICESCRInternational Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
IDCImmigration Detention Centre
IDFImmigration Detention Facility
IDSImmigration Detention Standards 1998
IGOC ActImmigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946 (Cth)
InquiryNational Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention
IRPCImmigration Reception and Processing Centre
JASJustice for Asylum Seekers
JDL RulesUnited Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty
JSCMJoint Standing Committee on Migration
Migration ActMigration Act 1958 (Cth)
Migration RegulationsMigration Regulations 1994 (Cth)
MinisterMinister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
MOUMemorandum of Understanding
MSIMigration Series Instruction
Notice 1 (N1)Notice to Produce 1, issued to DIMIA on 18 July 2002
Notice 2 (N2)Notice to Produce 2, issued to DIMIA on 18 July 2002
Notice 3 (N3)Notice to Produce 3, issued to DIMIA on 18 July 2002
Notice 4 (N4)Notice to Produce 4, issued to DIMIA on 24 October 2002
Notice 5 (N5)Notice to Produce 5, issued to DIMIA on 24 October 2002
N1, F2, Q3Notice 1, Folder 2, Question 3 (example of referencing for documents provided pursuant to Notices to Produce)
PPVpermanent protection visa
PTSDpost traumatic stress disorder
QPASTTQueensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma
RACSRefugee Advice and Casework Service
Refugee ConventionConvention relating to the Status of Refugees and the Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees
RCOARefugee Council of Australia
RHPResidential Housing Project
RILCRefugee and Immigration Legal Centre
RRTRefugee Review Tribunal
SCALESSouthern Communities Advocacy Legal and Education Service
Standard Minimum RulesUnited Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners
STARTTSService for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors, New South Wales
TISTranslating and Interpreting Service
TPVtemporary protection visa
UAMunaccompanied minor
UNUnited Nations
UNHCRUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNHCR Detention GuidelinesUNHCR Revised Guidelines on Applicable Criteria and Standards relating to the Detention of Asylum Seekers
UNHCR Guidelines on Refugee ChildrenUNHCR Refugee Children: Guidelines on Protection and Care
UNHCR ProceduresUNHCR Handbook on Procedures and Criteria for Determining Handbook Refugee Status under the 1951 Convention and the 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees
UNHCR UAM GuidelinesUnaccompanied Children Seeking Asylum
UNICEFUnited Nations Children's Fund
UNICEF Implementation HandbookUNICEF Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child
VFSTVictorian Foundation for the Survivors of Torture
YACYouth Advocacy Centre