Acronym or abbreviation Meaning
AMSA/the authority Australian Maritime Safety Authority
AMSA Act Australian Maritime Safety Act 1990
APHoMSA Asia-Pacific Heads of Maritime Safety Agencies forum
AtoN aid to navigation
FROM Future Regulatory Operating Model
IMO International Maritime Organization
National Law Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012
national plan National Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergencies
national system National System for Domestic Commercial Vessel Safety
NATSAR National Search and Rescue Council
PBS Portfolio Budget Statement
PGPA Act Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
PGPA Rule Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014
PSC port State control
RPG Regulator Performance Guide (June 2021)
SAR search and rescue
SE strategic enabler in AMSA’s Strategy 2030
SO strategic objective in AMSA’s Strategy 2030
Strategy 2030 AMSA’s strategy to achieve its strategic objectives and enablers for this decade