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Table 15: All employees: agency by location, 31 December 2018

Agency Location Total
ACT NSW VIC QLD SA WA TAS NT O'seas
Agriculture and Water Resources 2292 728 648 675 185 313 10 58 17 4926
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 150 . 4 10 . . . 23 . 187
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 146 55 . . . . . . . 201
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 285 . 10 6 9 . . . . 310
Attorney-General's 996 111 134 49 35 35 4 6 4 1374
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 19 291 176 90 33 48 8 . . 665
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 39 16 . . . . . . . 55
- Australian Financial Security Authority 119 87 90 98 88 2 4 . . 488
- Australian Human Rights Commission . 148 . . . . . . . 148
- Australian Law Reform Commission . 5 1 3 . . . . . 9
- Commonwealth Ombudsman 144 14 18 17 27 6 . . . 226
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 57 479 269 199 82 85 26 12 . 1209
- National Archives of Australia 272 57 24 9 6 8 4 3 . 383
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . 94 . . . . . . . 94
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 63 140 88 55 19 23 8 3 . 399
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security 27 . . . . . . . . 27
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel 103 . . . . . . . . 103
Communications and the Arts 508 45 21 2 2 1 . 4 . 583
- Australian Communications and Media Authority 128 126 162 10 . . 1 . . 427
- Australian National Maritime Museum . 132 . . . . . . . 132
- National Film and Sound Archive 147 18 6 . . . . . . 171
- National Library of Australia 414 . . . . . . . . 414
- National Museum of Australia 287 . . . . . . . . 287
- National Portrait Gallery 62 . . . . . . . . 62
- Old Parliament House 113 . . . . . . . . 113
- Screen Australia . 7 . . . . . . . 7
Defence 6555 2649 3438 1239 1995 445 69 207 131 16728
- Defence Housing Australia 264 139 30 141 62 19 . 26 . 681
Education and Training 1587 49 45 34 29 27 11 12 . 1794
- Australian Research Council 140 . . . . . . . . 140
- Australian Skills Quality Authority 16 40 69 56 14 7 . 1 . 203
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . 69 . . . . . . 69
Environment and Energy 1752 73 9 6 3 30 537 298 . 2708
- Bureau of Meteorology 83 138 972 143 70 104 85 52 . 1647
- Clean Energy Regulator 337 . . . . . . . . 337
- Climate Change Authority 10 . . . . . . . . 10
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 9 . . 244 . . . . . 253
Finance 1458 49 32 23 9 15 1 1 . 1588
- Australian Electoral Commission 327 578 462 362 121 239 64 12 . 2165
- Future Fund Management Agency . . 155 . . . . . . 155
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority 54 . . . . . . . . 54
Foreign Affairs and Trade 2610 69 8 47 18 33 19 7 932 3743
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 56 . . . . . . . . 56
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission 229 174 53 34 8 7 1 1 72 579
Health 3694 314 183 140 72 62 56 10 . 4531
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . 125 57 43 24 17 4 . . 270
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 7 79 . . . . . . . 86
- Australian Digital Health Agency 43 . . 4 . . . . . 47
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 355 12 . . . . . . . 367
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . 27 120 . . . . . . 147
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 310 37 . . . . . . . 347
- Cancer Australia 10 56 9 . . . . . . 75
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand 92 1 . . . . 2 . . 95
- National Blood Authority 57 . . . . . . . . 57
- National Health and Medical Research Council 173 . 11 . . . . . . 184
- National Health Funding Body 21 . . . . . . . . 21
- National Mental Health Commission 5 21 . . . . . . . 26
- Organ and Tissue Authority 22 . . . . . . . . 22
- Professional Services Review 22 . . . . . . . . 22
Home Affairs 6012 2624 2160 1312 611 1025 149 197 201 14291
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 404 136 105 87 36 30 2 3 . 803
- AUSTRAC 76 160 86 24 3 3 . . . 352
Human Services 4228 7983 6193 6205 2596 2254 1716 470 . 31645
Industry, Innovation and Science 3377 315 316 71 36 97 21 13 5 4251
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 3 . 3 . . 118 . . . 124
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 897 20 3 5 1 11 2 1 5 945
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau 86 1 2 13 3 4 . . . 109
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency 7 5 . . . . . . . 12
- National Capital Authority 71 . . . . . . . . 71
Jobs and Small Business 1744 141 65 72 43 27 15 10 . 2117
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency 1 9 . . . . . . . 10
- Australian Building and Construction Commission 6 23 72 16 13 18 2 2 . 152
- Comcare 439 26 142 19 12 15 . . . 653
- Fair Work Commission 7 46 197 18 14 11 5 1 . 299
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 45 234 293 103 71 41 28 3 . 818
- Safe Work Australia 94 . . . . . . . . 94
Prime Minister and Cabinet 1592 97 25 101 50 83 5 189 . 2142
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 43 39 11 98 15 75 . 150 . 431
- AIATSIS 109 . . . . . . . . 109
- Australian National Audit Office 347 . . . . . . . . 347
- Australian Public Service Commission 215 18 5 3 1 3 . . . 245
- Digital Transformation Agency 211 12 . . . . . . . 223
- Office of National Intelligence 220 . . . . . . . . 220
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . . 159 . . . . . 159
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . 26 . . . . . . . 26
Social Services 1883 139 142 102 75 74 47 33 . 2495
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . 97 . . . . . . 97
- National Disability Insurance Agency 97 905 1055 514 229 153 69 86 . 3108
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission 13 69 . . 19 . . . . 101
Treasury 1208 28 14 . . 2 . . 9 1261
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 1148 177 728 178 210 143 106 18 . 2708
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 315 150 412 82 58 28 11 7 . 1063
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 14 757 775 167 43 103 18 1 . 1878
- Australian Taxation Office 2663 5632 4602 3236 1689 857 650 . . 19329
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . 29 . . . . . . . 29
- Productivity Commission 50 . 110 . . . . . . 160
Veterans' Affairs 594 256 245 378 127 90 51 13 . 1754
- Australian War Memorial 325 . . . . . . . . 325
Total 55213 27240 25231 16702 8866 6791 3811 1933 1376 147163
                     
Source: APSED                    
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019