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Table 19: All employees: agency by base classification group, 30 June 2017 and 2018 *

Agency Trainee & Graduate APS 1-2 APS 3-4 APS 5-6 EL SES Total
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018
Agriculture and Water Resources 75 . 48 25 2115 2040 1743 1718 1149 1105 89 89 5219 4977
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 2 5 16 21 37 29 80 79 53 48 3 3 191 185
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . 1 . 30 35 89 79 91 82 5 5 216 201
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 11 18 5 2 13 14 139 131 125 131 14 11 307 307
Attorney-General's 49 28 40 24 331 255 806 497 740 486 174 156 2140 1446
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 1 1 36 45 304 347 144 158 108 115 4 4 597 670
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . 8 6 14 14 26 32 2 1 50 53
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . 12 9 193 186 194 194 114 114 7 8 520 511
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . 4 1 27 34 44 53 38 52 2 2 115 142
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . 3 2 2 3 7 5 1 . 13 10
- Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions . . 8 6 156 77 98 119 183 165 19 18 464 385
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 111 103 433 422 380 380 261 262 15 14 1200 1181
- National Archives of Australia . . 73 68 115 108 146 138 70 80 4 5 408 399
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . 5 9 45 48 29 30 3 3 82 90
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . 12 6 37 40 32 35 23 21 104 102
Communications and the Arts 11 15 3 7 78 73 218 218 231 256 30 29 571 598
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 2 . 2 25 32 174 165 209 220 13 15 421 436
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . 1 1 40 42 50 52 33 37 . 1 124 133
- National Film and Sound Archive . . 8 4 69 69 75 70 35 34 2 2 189 179
- National Library of Australia 4 2 34 34 163 153 138 149 89 86 5 8 433 432
- National Museum of Australia . . 55 57 63 68 92 86 52 52 3 2 265 265
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . 22 26 20 21 17 17 1 1 60 65
- Old Parliament House . . . . 45 53 28 31 17 17 1 1 91 102
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 1 3 3 4 3 . . 8 7
Defence 487 552 915 793 3489 3402 8138 8325 5214 5559 140 149 18383 18780
- Defence Housing Australia . . . 2 292 264 216 229 159 175 9 11 676 681
Education and Training 47 36 4 4 199 182 815 744 808 742 64 68 1937 1776
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies . . 2 1 46 39 52 43 41 29 2 2 143 114
- Australian Research Council . . 1 2 10 13 58 62 59 65 4 4 132 146
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 26 30 89 85 73 69 3 2 191 186
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . 2 2 29 29 23 22 . . 54 53
Environment and Energy 33 16 139 164 461 462 1171 1050 795 812 69 67 2668 2571
- Bureau of Meteorology 18 8 13 14 194 186 664 684 773 757 22 23 1684 1672
- Clean Energy Regulator 5 5 3 6 47 54 146 156 123 114 11 9 335 344
- Climate Change Authority . . . . . . 4 4 4 5 1 1 9 10
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 49 56 46 41 85 87 50 55 3 3 233 242
Finance 23 19 327 292 195 200 505 502 590 577 75 74 1715 1664
- Australian Electoral Commission . 5 892 1215 231 218 320 323 162 140 9 11 1614 1912
- Future Fund Management Agency . . 3 16 33 35 56 57 48 49 4 4 144 161
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . 2 3 25 20 16 17 12 15 2 3 57 58
Foreign Affairs and Trade 76 103 1 1 182 128 1538 1568 1785 1683 259 284 3841 3767
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 2 3 . . 11 2 20 21 22 24 4 3 59 53
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 50 45 142 131 337 330 62 55 591 561
Health 70 7 56 59 564 617 2129 1971 1749 1709 154 131 4722 4494
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . . . 58 57 176 186 31 30 2 3 267 276
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . 1 2 2 22 19 62 60 4 2 90 84
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . 3 1 9 16 19 26 2 4 33 47
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 16 17 1 1 43 33 136 134 160 150 9 8 365 343
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . 6 5 19 19 50 55 65 60 4 4 144 143
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . 172 260 45 42 16 20 17 22 2 2 252 346
- Cancer Australia . . . . 2 1 52 57 17 18 3 3 74 79
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 7 6 40 34 62 56 1 2 110 98
- National Blood Authority . . . . 7 4 19 21 30 30 1 1 57 56
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . 1 1 29 17 86 84 87 84 5 4 208 190
- National Health Funding Body . . 1 1 1 . 7 10 12 11 . . 21 22
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . 1 1 3 10 7 14 1 1 12 26
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . . 13 9 14 18 2 1 29 28
- Professional Services Review . . . . 2 4 11 10 7 6 . 1 20 21
Home Affairs 209 276 489 690 5034 4878 5523 5691 2390 2773 134 155 13779 14463
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . . 4 4 152 144 260 247 380 377 14 16 810 788
- AUSTRAC . . . . 26 26 161 165 147 131 10 12 344 334
Human Services 275 323 381 282 21105 20596 8839 8372 3252 3117 168 162 34020 32852
Industry, Innovation and Science 61 65 152 141 506 461 1993 1980 1531 1532 85 84 4328 4263
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . . 14 14 14 20 74 79 3 3 105 116
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 30 21 1 1 88 65 490 343 494 422 47 46 1150 898
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . 4 3 17 34 79 71 2 3 102 111
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . . 3 . 4 . 1 . 8
- National Capital Authority . . 11 13 14 16 22 19 22 21 2 2 71 71
Jobs and Small Business 40 29 11 7 296 262 858 925 827 870 62 62 2094 2155
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . 1 2 5 2 7 7 . . 13 11
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . 4 4 39 43 61 51 41 44 7 6 152 148
- Comcare 3 3 40 26 162 155 303 307 155 156 7 6 670 653
- Fair Work Commission . . 4 4 71 66 149 157 55 64 3 3 282 294
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 5 . 7 5 238 219 436 450 135 135 13 14 834 823
- Safe Work Australia 6 4 . . 7 5 37 52 48 44 3 4 101 109
Prime Minister and Cabinet 45 58 15 13 264 237 822 771 1023 961 122 112 2291 2152
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 313 321 110 106 45 28 23 15 1 1 492 471
- Australian National Audit Office 29 27 14 5 53 49 95 112 121 129 23 27 335 349
- Australian Public Service Commission 6 6 7 4 26 21 59 57 146 145 9 10 253 243
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . 3 . 52 38 89 88 78 73 5 6 227 205
- Digital Transformation Agency . . 2 . 15 17 67 87 106 118 9 12 199 234
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . . 2 3 12 17 1 2 15 22
- Office of National Assessments . . . 1 7 8 54 59 87 107 10 17 158 192
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . 1 40 40 33 35 59 55 25 27 . . 157 158
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 4 4 15 11 10 10 . . 29 25
Social Services 79 2 26 16 259 303 1011 1029 882 892 72 76 2329 2318
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . 1 1 14 13 37 39 36 37 . . 88 90
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 13 8 540 770 1028 1399 325 394 43 51 1949 2622
Treasury 73 75 78 62 144 143 423 458 462 482 100 99 1280 1319
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 42 28 116 123 694 693 1312 1202 623 601 45 47 2832 2694
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 27 40 17 30 114 72 334 409 357 426 40 41 889 1018
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 29 38 179 176 234 217 470 418 957 993 3 3 1872 1845
- Australian Taxation Office 357 21 2463 2350 6386 6551 6515 6453 4660 4682 211 224 20592 20281
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . 1 1 16 17 7 8 2 2 26 28
- Productivity Commission 7 6 1 1 13 14 54 47 77 73 15 15 167 156
Veterans' Affairs 14 15 62 44 531 500 951 934 362 349 29 31 1949 1873
- Australian War Memorial . . 21 7 90 107 139 137 67 67 3 4 320 322
Total 2267 1880 7518 7685 47951 47068 54357 53830 37213 37433 2656 2698 151962 150594
Source: APSED
* A number of agencies were affected by AAO changes during 2017-18. Appendixes 4 and 5 should be noted when making comparisons between the two years' data.

 

Last reviewed: 
25 September 2018