Acronym full name
Australian Customs Service
GAL Australian Government Analytical Laboratories
AIMS AQIS Import Management System
ANZFA Australia New Zealand Food Authority
AQIS Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service
ASEAN Association of South East Asian Nations
CCFICS Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems
CER Closer Economic Relations Treaty
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CSO Community Service Obligation
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
HACCP Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
IFAC Imported Food Advisory Committee
IFIP Imported Food Inspection Program
IWGQ Industry Working Group on Quarantine
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NATA National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia
NCP National Competition Policy
ORR Office of Regulation Review
QA Quality Assurance
SPS Agreement Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
TBT Agreement Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
TTMRA Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Arrangement
WTO World Trade Organization
Last reviewed:
23 Apr 2007