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Table 14: All employees: agency by location, 30 June 2019
Agency Location Total
ACT NSW VIC QLD SA WA TAS NT O'seas
Agriculture 2300 722 696 680 189 322 14 58 22 5003
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 143 . 4 9 . . . 23 . 179
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 101 108 . . . . . . . 209
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 285 . 12 5 7 . . . . 309
Attorney-General's 1025 101 128 51 92 35 4 5 3 1444
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 18 299 179 89 31 50 5 . . 671
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . 16 . . . . . . . 16
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 37 13 . . . . . . . 50
- Australian Building and Construction Commission 7 21 66 16 13 18 3 4 . 148
- Australian Financial Security Authority 106 91 86 99 86 3 6 . . 477
- Australian Human Rights Commission . 143 . . . . . . . 143
- Australian Law Reform Commission . 6 . 4 . . . . . 10
- Comcare 411 21 134 18 12 14 . . . 610
- Commonwealth Ombudsman 141 13 24 25 25 6 . . . 234
- Fair Work Commission 7 49 199 21 15 8 3 3 . 305
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 58 431 286 221 83 83 28 12 . 1202
- National Archives of Australia 255 56 24 8 5 8 4 3 . 363
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . 96 . . . . . . . 96
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 58 141 87 57 19 22 10 3 . 397
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 52 235 309 105 70 42 31 3 . 847
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security 32 . . . . . . . . 32
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel 103 . . . . . . . . 103
- Safe Work Australia 104 . . . . . . . . 104
Communications and the Arts 491 43 17 3 2 1 . 4 . 561
- Australian Communications and Media Authority 138 134 163 12 . . 1 . . 448
- Australian National Maritime Museum . 125 . . . . . . . 125
- National Film and Sound Archive 145 20 6 . . . . . . 171
- National Library of Australia 399 . . . . . . . . 399
- National Museum of Australia 274 . . . . . . . . 274
- National Portrait Gallery 56 . . . . . . . . 56
- Old Parliament House 117 . . . . . . . . 117
- Screen Australia . 7 . . . . . . . 7
Defence 6657 2635 3442 1232 2032 461 69 210 141 16879
- Defence Housing Australia 270 141 31 139 59 21 . 24 . 685
Education 1676 44 45 35 54 26 10 11 1 1902
- Australian Research Council 134 . . . . . . . . 134
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . 77 . . . . . . 77
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 1736 142 67 75 44 29 16 11 . 2120
- Australian Skills Quality Authority 8 38 79 62 16 6 1 1 . 211
Environment and Energy 1872 73 8 7 3 30 415 309 . 2717
- Bureau of Meteorology 89 131 951 146 70 100 71 49 . 1607
- Clean Energy Regulator 322 . . . . . . . . 322
- Climate Change Authority 8 . . . . . . . . 8
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 6 . . 251 . . . . . 257
Finance 1442 45 34 24 13 16 3 2 . 1579
- Australian Electoral Commission 338 646 589 416 229 258 68 14 . 2558
- Future Fund Management Agency . . 154 . . . . . . 154
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority 55 . . . . . . . . 55
Foreign Affairs and Trade 2635 66 7 51 16 31 18 9 948 3781
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 60 . . . . . . . . 60
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission 236 180 51 36 11 8 1 1 70 594
Health 3585 281 144 113 57 49 43 13 . 4285
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission 44 169 96 79 47 27 8 . . 470
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 7 80 . . . . . . . 87
- Australian Digital Health Agency 45 1 . 6 . . . . . 52
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 360 15 1 . . . . . . 376
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . 26 111 . . . . . . 137
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 314 24 . . . . . . . 338
- Cancer Australia 16 56 5 . . . . . . 77
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand 101 . . . . . 2 . . 103
- National Blood Authority 59 . . . . . . . . 59
- National Health and Medical Research Council 199 . 18 . . . . . . 217
- National Health Funding Body 22 . . . . . . . . 22
- National Mental Health Commission 6 22 . . . . . . . 28
- Organ and Tissue Authority 26 . . . . . . . . 26
- Professional Services Review 23 . . . . . . . . 23
Home Affairs 6000 2526 2123 1269 608 995 153 183 213 14070
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 414 127 88 71 30 30 2 2 . 764
- AUSTRAC 82 173 101 24 2 3 . . . 385
Industry, Innovation and Science 3466 319 324 70 38 97 24 12 5 4355
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 2 . 4 . . 119 . . . 125
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development 936 22 4 5 1 14 2 1 5 990
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau 81 1 3 15 4 3 . . . 107
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency 8 5 . . . . . . . 13
- National Capital Authority 71 . . . . . . . . 71
Prime Minister and Cabinet 1610 94 29 99 52 89 8 175 . 2156
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 36 43 10 105 16 74 . 167 . 451
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 123 . . . . . . . . 123
- Australian National Audit Office 359 . . . . . . . . 359
- Australian Public Service Commission 235 19 5 2 1 2 . . . 264
- Office of National Intelligence 240 . . . . . . . . 240
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . . 173 . . . . . 173
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . 28 . . . . . . . 28
Services Australia 4064 7625 6017 6142 2551 2121 1607 445 . 30572
- Digital Transformation Agency 233 12 . . . . . . . 245
Social Services 1874 160 150 114 74 80 55 38 . 2545
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . 109 . . . . . . 109
- National Disability Insurance Agency 128 921 1195 595 276 214 70 92 . 3491
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission 15 121 12 16 22 . 5 3 . 194
Treasury 1245 20 12 . . 3 . . 7 1287
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 1177 183 703 171 234 144 108 19 . 2739
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 338 173 465 81 75 29 12 7 . 1180
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 14 811 811 173 46 106 19 1 . 1981
- Australian Taxation Office 2252 5526 4623 3301 1664 854 680 . . 18900
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . 31 . . . . . . . 31
- Productivity Commission 55 . 119 . . . . . . 174
Veterans' Affairs 580 249 226 351 123 88 47 10 . 1674
- Australian War Memorial 331 . . . . . . . . 331
Total 55183 26895 25463 16872 9117 6739 3626 1927 1415 147237

Source: APSED

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019