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Table 21: All employees: agency by median length of service (years) and base classification, 31 December 2019

Table 21: All employees: agency by median length of service (years) and base classification, 31 December 2019
  Classification  
Agency APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3 Total
Agriculture 2 7 12 12 11 10 12 17 19 20 32 12
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . 2 * 9 11 11 11 13 * . . 11
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . 1 1 1 2 9 6 17 * . 2
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . * * 5 1 9 11 11 11 * * 10
Attorney-General's * 1 1 3 5 5 9 10 8 18 21 5
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal * 1 2 4 11 13 13 14 25 . . 8
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . * * 5 * . . . 6
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . 12 1 7 8 14 * . . 9
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . * 1 3 1 8 10 12 12 . . 7
- Australian Financial Security Authority . 5 7 4 6 9 10 13 28 * . 8
- Australian Human Rights Commission . * 1 2 1 6 3 10 * * . 4
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . 1 . * 2 . * . . . 1
- Comcare * 6 7 7 9 10 11 12 13 . * 9
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . * 3 1 7 12 14 18 . . 9
- Fair Work Commission . 18 . 2 1 10 9 13 * . . 6
- Federal Court Statutory Agency * 3 7 2 6 10 7 13 7 12 . 6
- National Archives of Australia 2 11 10 12 13 13 17 22 * . . 12
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . * 1 2 8 10 * * . 5
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions * * 18 1 13 4 9 17 24 33 * 7
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . 1 1 7 11 12 12 12 17 15 . 10
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . * 6 9 12 * * . 8
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . 1 12 12 8 15 21 26 . 13
- Safe Work Australia . . * 1 1 8 10 13 * . . 9
Communications and the Arts * 2 2 2 5 11 12 16 19 19 * 11
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . * * 3 9 11 13 18 17 * . 12
- Australian National Maritime Museum . * 12 7 1 9 5 2 * . . 7
- National Film and Sound Archive . 0 5 7 12 10 10 7 * . . 8
- National Library of Australia . 8 11 11 11 16 18 18 17 . . 13
- National Museum of Australia * 5 3 9 9 9 15 15 * . . 9
- National Portrait Gallery . . 3 7 9 9 14 * . . . 7
- Screen Australia . . * . * * * * . . . 14
Defence 10 14 11 10 10 11 13 18 17 22 25 12
- Defence Housing Australia . * 3 5 8 9 9 7 14 16 . 6
Education . 0 1 2 5 11 14 17 19 25 29 12
- Australian Research Council . 0 . 2 6 10 13 14 * * . 10
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . * 1 5 8 7 * . . 5
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business . * 4 4 8 12 14 17 20 27 * 13
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . 2 4 7 5 8 8 * . . 7
Environment and Energy 2 7 2 6 5 9 13 14 19 19 * 9
- Bureau of Meteorology 2 * 14 4 12 10 11 15 13 2 . 11
- Clean Energy Regulator . 1 0 2 1 9 10 16 16 * . 8
- Climate Change Authority * . . . * * * * . . . 10
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 4 9 8 12 5 8 12 17 * . . 9
Finance 1 6 3 6 7 10 13 15 20 20 * 11
- Australian Electoral Commission 3 8 11 6 9 13 14 16 27 * . 6
- Future Fund Management Agency . * * 3 1 4 6 6 . * * 4
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority * * 7 10 5 14 18 * 23 . . 12
Foreign Affairs and Trade . . 15 3 9 10 14 18 24 26 29 13
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . . . 2 6 10 11 2 * . . 5
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . 1 3 1 10 11 13 12 11 * 11
Health 10 3 7 5 9 11 13 15 18 19 20 12
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission . . 6 6 6 6 12 15 12 * * 6
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . * 6 5 6 7 . * . 6
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . * 15 8 14 13 14 . . 13
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . * . 2 1 8 12 14 20 * . 10
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . 15 11 17 7 9 13 13 16 . . 12
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 7 . 2 * 1 2 10 4 * . * 7
- Cancer Australia . . . * 1 4 7 11 * * . 5
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . * 9 1 9 12 21 * . * 13
- National Blood Authority . . . * 9 11 12 14 * . . 11
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . * 4 5 9 10 16 * * . 10
- National Health Funding Body . . . . * 4 12 * . . . 7
- National Mental Health Commission . . . * * 2 4 7 * . . 3
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . * 4 9 * * . . 9
- Professional Services Review . . . 3 8 9 3 8 * . . 5
Home Affairs 26 3 11 10 13 13 14 17 16 18 28 12
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission * * 15 4 1 9 10 12 9 16 . 9
- AUSTRAC . . 8 5 1 8 11 12 13 * . 8
Industry, Innovation and Science 2 3 4 4 6 8 12 15 18 20 20 10
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . 1 4 1 8 7 10 * . . 7
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development 0 1 12 5 1 8 13 16 17 21 25 12
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . * 1 2 7 15 * * . 8
- National Capital Authority . 2 4 4 5 3 5 14 * . . 4
- National Faster Rail Agency . . . . . . . * . . . 8
- North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority . . . . * . . * . . . 13
Prime Minister and Cabinet * 0 2 3 1 5 10 14 15 24 24 8
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 1 6 5 2 1 9 5 14 . * . 2
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies . * 4 6 9 9 12 20 * . . 9
- Australian National Audit Office * * * 2 1 5 10 15 19 23 * 8
- Australian Public Service Commission * 1 1 3 1 7 13 13 18 * * 10
- National Indigenous Australians Agency * * 2 6 10 12 13 15 18 21 10 12
- Office of National Intelligence . . * 4 5 9 10 14 19 18 * 10
- Old Parliament House . . 1 5 8 10 7 16 * . . 4
- Torres Strait Regional Authority 4 8 7 7 8 9 8 13 . . . 7
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . * * 6 5 8 4 . . . 4
Services Australia 12 23 4 14 14 14 17 19 20 17 15 13
- Digital Transformation Agency * 1 * 1 9 8 12 15 13 * . 10
Social Services 13 12 8 4 7 13 14 15 19 24 * 12
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . * 2 1 5 5 11 . . . 3
- National Disability Insurance Agency . 4 0 2 1 3 5 7 10 11 * 2
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . 1 2 1 2 2 2 18 * . 2
Treasury * 4 4 6 1 7 9 14 20 23 26 8
- Australian Bureau of Statistics * 2 1 4 9 12 15 20 23 23 17 10
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 1 1 1 1 1 5 10 13 18 23 * 7
- Australian Taxation Office 4 3 10 10 13 16 17 19 20 15 * 13
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . * * 4 1 * . . 2
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . * . 9 9 * * * . 9
- Productivity Commission . * * 14 1 5 11 17 21 * * 10
Veterans' Affairs 30 25 12 9 11 13 15 18 15 27 * 13
- Australian War Memorial 0 15 2 4 12 10 15 12 * . . 8
Total 3 4 6 11 10 12 13 16 18 20 22 12

Source: APSED

* Data has been confidentialised