AAC Advanced Analytical Centre (James Cook University) ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACC Australian Canopy Crane ACCSP Australian Climate Change Science Program
ACTFR Australian Centre for Tropical Freshwater Research ADFA Australian Defence Force Association
AFFM Australian Farm Forestry Financial Model AIMS Australian Institute of Marine Science
AM Australian Museum AMC Australian Maritime College
AMPTO Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators ANU Australian National University
ARC Aboriginal Rainforest Council ARP Annual Research Plan
AWS Automatic Weather Station
BBN Bayesian Belief Network BMP Best Management Practice
BRS Bureau of Rural Sciences
CCI Coastal Catchments Initiative CEO Chief Executive Officer
CERF Commonwealth Environment Research Facility CHIMS Cultural Heritage Information Management System
CMAR CSIRO Division of Marine and Atmospheric Research COTS Crown of Thorns Starfish
CQU Central Queensland University CRC Cooperative Research Centre
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisaton
DEH Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Heritage DEW Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Water Resources
DEWHA Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts DPI&F Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (now QPIF)
EPA Queensland Environmental Protection Agency
FNQ Far North Queensland FNQ NRM Ltd Far North Queensland Natural Resource Management Limited (now Terrain NRM)
GA Greening Australia GBR Great Barrier Reef
GBRMPA Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority GBRWHA Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area
GIS Geographic Information System GPS Geographic Positioning System
GU Griffith University
JCU James Cook University
JCU James Cook University
MTSRF Marine and Tropical Sciences Research Facility
NERP National Environmental Research Program NRM Natural Resource Management
QDMR Queensland Department of Main Roads QLD Queensland
QPIF Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries
RAP Representative Areas Program RAPA Rainforest Aboriginal Peoples Alliance
RIS Research Investment Strategy RRRC Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited
RRRD Reef Rescue Research & Development RWQPP Reef Water Quality Protection Plan
SCU Southern Cross University SOE State of the Environment
TS Torres Strait TSRA Torres Strait Regional Authority
UQ The University of Queensland
WHA World Heritage Area WTMA Wet Tropics Management Authority
WTWHA Wet Tropics World Heritage Area