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Ch 81 List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

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1930 Act

Commonwealth Employees' Compensation Act 1930

1971 Act

Compensation (Commonwealth Government Employees) Act 1971

1988 Act

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

AAT

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

ADB

Additional Death Benefit

ADF

Australian Defence Force

ALR

Australian Law Review

CFTS

Continuous full-time service

CO

Commanding Officer

COA

Comcare Operational Advice

CPI

Consumer Price Index

DCA

Defence Compensation Advice

DCI

Defence Compensation Instruction

DI(G)

Defence Instruction (General)

DIRECTOR, POLICY AND PROCEDURES SECTION, NATIONAL OFFICE, CANBERRA

Director, Military Compensation and Rehabilitation

DMO

Departmental Medical Officer

DSM-IV

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Edition IV

DVA

Department of Veterans' Affairs

ESO

Ex-service organisation

FCA

Federal Court of Australia

FCAFC

Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia

GP

General practitioner

ICD

International Classification of Diseases

JPA

Jurisdictional Policy Advice

LWOP

Leave without pay

MCRI

Military Compensation and Rehabilitation Instruction

MRCC

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission

MCA

Military Compensation Act 1994

NEL

Non-economic loss

RAAF

Royal Australian Air Force

RAN

Royal Australian Navy

RMA

Repatriation Medical Authority

SCMA

Soldier Career Management Area

SIA

Severe Injury Adjustment

SMRC

Specialist Medical Review Council

SOP, SOPs

Statement of Principles, Statements of Principles

SRCA, SRC Act

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

TMS

Transition Management Service

TPI

Special rate disability pension (S24, VEA)

TTTP

Total Time To Process

VCES

Veterans' Children Education Scheme

VEA

Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986

VRB

Veterans' Review Board

WPI

Wage Price Index

WW2

World War 2