AbbreviationsACCE/CEAV

Australian Centre for Career Education/Career Education Association of Victoria

AACC

Australian Association of Career Counsellors

AAGE

Australian Association of Graduate Employers

ABCD

Australian Blueprint for Career Development

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

AEC

Australian Education Council

AISPE

Australian Institute of Sport Personal Excellence

ANTA

Australian National Training Authority

AQF

Australian Qualifications Framework

ASCO

Australian Standard Classification of Occupations

ASTF

Australian Student Traineeship Foundation

CAANSW/ACT

Career Advisers’ Association of New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

CDAA

Career Development Association of Australia

CDC

Curriculum Development Centre

CEANT

Career Education Association of Northern Territory

CEAWA

Career Education Association of Western Australia

CES

Commonwealth Employment Service

CICA

Career Industry Council of Australia

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

DEET

Department of Education, Employment and Training

DEST

Department of Education, Science and Training

DET

Department of Education and Training

DETYA

Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs

DEEWR

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

DSF

Dusseldorp Skills forum

ESFC

Employment Skills Formation Council

GCCA

Graduate Careers Council of Australia

ICCDPP

International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy

MCCETYA

Ministerial Council on Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs

MOVEET

Ministers of Vocational Education, Employment and Training

NAGCAS

National Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services

NBEET

National Board of Employment, Education and Training

NCT

National Careers Taskforce

NCVER

National Centre for Vocational Education Research

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

OECD

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

QASA

Queensland Association of Student Advisers

QGCA

Queensland Guidance and Counselling Association

QLD

Queensland

RCAA

Rehabilitation Counselling Association of Australia

RTO

Registered Training Organisation

SA

South Australia

TAFE

Technical and Further Education

TAS

Tasmania

TST

Transition from School Taskforce

UK

United Kingdom

US

United States

VET

Vocational Education and Training

VIC

Victoria

WA

Western Australia

WWI

World War I

WWII

World War 2

Note: Commonwealth Government is more recently referred to as Australian Government. Readers will note both terms are used within this book.