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Table 14: Ongoing employees: agency by base classification group, 30 June 2015 and 2016 *

Agency by base classification group
Agency Trainee & Graduate APS 1-2 APS 3-4 APS 5-6 EL SES Total
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016
Source: APSED
* A number of agencies were affected by AAO changes during 2015-16. Appendixes 4 and 5 should be noted when making comparisons between the two years' data.
Agriculture and Water Resources 28 2 26 20 1845 1811 1274 1484 880 1014 77 93 4130 4424
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 2 2 4 3 38 29 76 73 51 52 2 2 173 161
- APVMA . . . . 22 20 50 76 69 76 5 4 146 176
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 8 13 2 2 26 15 99 127 124 126 12 9 271 292
Attorney-General's 36 49 13 14 151 210 549 584 511 615 65 168 1325 1640
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . . 1 16 45 192 25 138 32 84 1 3 104 433
- ACLEI . . . . 1 1 8 13 12 20 2 2 23 36
- AUSTRAC . . . . 27 29 128 155 113 149 7 9 275 342
- Australian Crime Commission . . 2 1 100 112 150 156 271 279 11 8 534 556
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . 4 13 166 167 145 174 90 98 6 7 411 459
- Australian Human Rights Commission . 4 . . 22 22 30 33 41 37 3 3 96 99
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . 2 2 4 3 5 4 1 1 12 10
- Commonwealth DPP . . 13 8 117 96 78 84 164 183 21 21 393 392
- CrimTrac Agency 1 5 1 2 32 30 75 88 87 97 2 2 198 224
- Family Court and Federal Circuit Court . . 38 41 235 234 152 156 167 161 7 5 599 597
- Federal Court of Australia . . 10 6 78 76 116 136 61 68 8 7 273 293
- National Archives of Australia . . 40 40 94 91 150 137 77 84 4 4 365 356
- OAIC . . . . 5 4 32 43 20 22 2 2 59 71
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . 13 8 29 34 34 34 19 21 95 97
Communications and the Arts 6 8 3 1 41 58 135 210 175 234 28 31 388 542
- ACMA . . . . 29 31 174 162 237 221 15 14 455 428
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . 1 1 31 31 38 35 17 27 . . 87 94
- National Film and Sound Archive . . 7 5 59 53 68 62 28 29 1 2 163 151
- National Library of Australia 4 4 29 25 154 142 131 139 95 88 6 5 419 403
- National Museum of Australia . . 39 37 44 44 80 77 44 47 3 2 210 207
- National Portrait Gallery . . 1 1 7 12 18 15 17 15 . . 43 43
- Old Parliament House . . . . 18 20 20 23 16 17 1 1 55 61
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 1 7 4 8 7 . . 16 12
Defence 276 392 1036 950 3978 3667 8713 8402 5731 4932 130 113 19864 18456
- Defence Housing Australia . . . . 182 217 135 176 98 143 7 8 422 544
Education and Training 26 57 2 3 155 182 649 889 744 832 55 74 1631 2037
- AIATSIS . . 3 1 11 42 25 48 19 29 1 1 59 121
- Australian Research Council . . . 1 3 3 57 54 50 55 1 2 111 115
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 20 15 82 78 68 69 . 2 170 164
- TEQSA . . . . 2 2 25 22 29 25 . . 56 49
Employment 32 50 3 3 252 231 750 831 705 718 57 56 1799 1889
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . . 1 1 5 6 . . 6 7
- Comcare 4 5 27 26 144 148 270 285 143 150 7 8 595 622
- Fair Work Commission . . 4 4 56 44 138 145 57 55 4 4 259 252
- OFWBII 1 . . . 23 27 58 57 34 40 6 7 122 131
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 11 4 3 4 201 205 394 409 132 128 12 10 753 760
- Safe Work Australia 1 1 . . 8 5 39 40 54 50 2 4 104 100
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 1 2 14 13 7 9 . 1 22 25
Environment 18 30 43 34 291 274 856 899 806 688 60 57 2074 1982
- Bureau of Meteorology 24 20 12 13 201 195 579 577 600 617 19 18 1435 1440
- Clean Energy Regulator 4 5 . 3 30 33 140 153 114 125 12 11 300 330
- Climate Change Authority . . . 1 . . 7 8 9 8 2 1 18 18
- GBRMPA . . 19 17 38 42 67 79 47 48 2 3 173 189
Finance 25 22 45 46 197 175 493 510 604 625 74 74 1438 1452
- Australian Electoral Commission . 5 133 132 187 212 303 312 140 167 9 10 772 838
- Future Fund Management Agency . . . 2 18 29 35 49 35 40 4 4 92 124
Foreign Affairs and Trade 89 76 8 5 167 174 1436 1441 1688 1742 254 257 3642 3695
- ACIAR . . . . 11 13 12 12 7 7 1 1 31 33
- AUSTRADE . . . . 35 38 109 121 303 314 55 54 502 527
Health 40 14 31 34 445 602 1240 2126 1394 1735 123 141 3273 4652
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . . . 55 46 172 139 24 18 . 3 251 206
- ACSQHC . . . . 4 3 22 25 36 53 1 1 63 82
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 4 9 1 2 28 27 123 136 137 137 8 6 301 317
- ARPANSA . . 9 8 17 15 39 42 52 57 3 4 120 126
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . . . 11 8 18 17 14 14 2 3 45 42
- Cancer Australia . . . . 4 . 27 35 15 17 2 3 48 55
- FSANZ . . . . 7 5 30 32 57 56 2 1 96 94
- Independent Hospital Pricing Authority . . . . 3 3 11 12 30 25 . . 44 40
- National Blood Authority . . . . 2 6 15 19 24 25 1 1 42 51
- NHMRC . . 1 1 32 25 69 76 72 83 7 6 181 191
- National Health Funding Body . . . . 1 1 3 6 6 6 . . 10 13
- National Health Performance Authority . . . . . . 10 1 25 5 2 . 37 6
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . 1 2 2 4 5 7 . 1 8 14
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . 2 . 10 9 9 12 2 2 23 23
- Professional Services Review . . . . 2 4 7 6 7 5 1 1 17 16
Human Services 150 283 428 349 18302 18897 8639 8499 3405 3436 165 162 31089 31626
Immigration and Border Protection 52 166 37 64 2640 5010 3033 5504 1866 2621 109 148 7737 13513
Industry, Innovation and Science 52 80 28 21 467 495 1856 1989 1598 1635 89 99 4090 4319
- NOPSEMA . . . . 10 14 15 19 74 73 3 3 102 109
Infrastructure and Regional Development 29 34 1 1 94 88 476 484 521 487 52 51 1173 1145
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . 2 2 20 22 70 67 2 3 94 94
- National Capital Authority . . 4 3 8 10 14 13 15 19 2 2 43 47
Prime Minister and Cabinet 18 30 17 18 278 245 804 740 936 900 103 97 2156 2030
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 1 2 119 96 62 59 29 33 17 18 2 3 230 211
- ANAO 13 18 3 4 47 47 111 103 132 127 26 28 332 327
- Australian Public Service Commission . . 4 4 34 26 64 62 96 95 8 10 206 197
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . . . 33 35 47 57 49 50 5 4 134 146
- Digital Transformation Office . . . . . 1 . 9 . 24 . 2 . 36
- OIGIS . . . . . . 5 4 9 8 1 1 15 13
- Office of National Assessments . . . . 15 7 38 37 64 76 14 11 131 131
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . 8 6 5 6 15 18 16 13 . . 44 43
Social Services 54 63 63 29 482 195 1702 1013 1225 865 105 64 3631 2229
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . 1 1 3 4 12 12 25 26 . . 41 43
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 4 6 117 199 434 627 168 245 19 36 742 1113
Treasury 51 61 44 36 108 104 419 393 401 451 89 89 1112 1134
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 44 131 11 9 646 459 1214 1391 599 672 36 43 2550 2705
- ACCC 9 32 1 . 62 63 312 326 309 347 40 42 733 810
- ASIC 31 22 85 124 206 199 353 394 774 818 3 3 1452 1560
- Australian Taxation Office 190 42 902 821 6379 6323 5739 5839 4845 4336 205 217 18260 17578
- National Competition Council . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1 .
- Productivity Commission 5 7 . . 15 13 41 46 85 85 14 15 160 166
Veterans' Affairs 17 18 82 67 490 467 915 909 387 361 31 29 1922 1851
- Australian War Memorial . . 21 29 60 53 113 108 50 52 3 3 247 245
ComSuper (NC) . . 5 . 94 . 128 . 75 . 3 . 305 .
Customs & Border Protection (NC) 36 . 18 . 2281 . 2176 . 599 . 21 . 5131 .
MRT - RRT (NC) 1 . 5 . 146 . 98 . 37 . 3 . 290 .
Private Health Insurance Ombudsman (NC) . . . . 1 . 6 . 5 . . . 12 .
Australian Institute of Criminology (NC) . . . . 4 . 8 . 9 . . . 21 .
TUSMA (NC) . . . . . . 3 . 8 . . . 11 .
Total 1393 1766 3505 3214 43319 43284 49865 51368 36051 35672 2391 2544 136524 137848