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Abbreviations

Abbreviation

Title

AATSIHS

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACARA

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

AEDC

Australian Early Development Census

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

ARF

Acute Rheumatic Fever

Aus

Australia

BMI

Body Mass Index

Census

Census of Population and Housing

DALY

disability-adjusted life years

DET

Department of Education and Training

DoH

Australian Government Department of Health data

DSNMDS

Disability Services National Minimum Data Set

GP

general practitioner

K5

modified Kessler Psychological Distress Scale

MBS

Medicare Benefits Schedule

MBS

Medicare data

NAPLAN

National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy

NATSIHS

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey

NATSISS

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey

NDA

National Disability Agreement

NDIS

National Disability Insurance Scheme

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

PM&C

Prime Minister and Cabinet

Qld

Queensland

RHD

Rheumatic Heart Disease

SA

South Australia

TAFE

Tertiary and Further Education

Tas

Tasmania

Vic

Victoria

WA

Western Australia

WHO

World Health Organization