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Land of Opportunity: Australia's post-war reconstruction


Acronyms

ABC
Australian Broadcasting Commission
ACT
Australian Capital Territory
ACTU
Australian Council of Trade Unions
AIF
Australian Imperial Force
ALP
Australian Labor Party
ANA
Australian National Airways
ANGAU
Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit
BMA
British Medical Association
BOAC
British Overseas Airways Corporation
CRTS
Commonwealth Reconstruction Training Scheme
CSIR
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
DLNS
Department of Labour and National Service
DPWR
Department of Post War Reconstruction
DWOI
Department of War Organisation of Industry
FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization
GATT
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GDP
gross domestic product
GMH
General Motors-Holden
ID
inter-departmental
IDC
inter-departmental committee
IMF
International Monetary Fund
IRO
International Refugee Organization
ITO
International Trade Organization
MHR
Member of the House of Representatives
NHMRC
National Health and Medical Research Council
NLA
National Library of Australia
POW
prisoner of war
RAAF
Royal Australian Air Force
RAN
Royal Australian Navy
RSL
Returned and Services League, originally Returned Sailors' and Soldiers' Imperial League of Australia, then Returned Sailors', Soldiers' and Airmen's Imperial League of Australia, later Returned Services League of Australia
TAA
Trans Australia Airlines
UN
United Nations
UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNRRA
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
WHO
World Health Organization
WSLS
War Service Land Settlement

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