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Table 22: Ongoing employees: agency by median length of service (years) and base classification, 31 December 2016

Agency Classification Total
APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3

Source: APSED

* Data has been confidentialised

Agriculture and Water Resources * 5 10 10 10 9 11 16 19 25 29 11
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . * * 5 9 9 9 10 * * . 9
- APVMA . . 1 6 6 7 9 12 * . . 8
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . * * 1 1 7 8 8 8 16 * 8
Attorney-General's 8 2 2 2 1 6 10 10 7 13 18 6
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal * 9 5 11 11 13 15 17 22 . . 11
- ACLEI . . . * 8 9 8 12 * . . 9
- AUSTRAC . . 5 9 6 10 10 9 12 * . 9
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission * * 15 7 7 9 10 12 9 * * 9
- Australian Financial Security Authority . 1 5 5 5 7 10 11 23 . . 6
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . * 5 15 6 9 9 * * . 7
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . * . * * 3 * . . 6
- Commonwealth DPP * 9 13 1 5 9 9 16 28 30 . 9
- Federal Court Statutory Agency * 10 10 11 10 11 11 15 18 * . 11
- National Archives of Australia 14 28 10 12 13 14 16 19 24 . . 14
- OAIC . . . 7 9 4 8 11 * * . 7
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . * 3 9 9 15 12 18 * * 12
Communications and the Arts . * 6 3 6 10 11 14 17 20 * 10
- ACMA . . * 8 11 10 11 18 23 21 . 11
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . 13 9 7 10 8 4 . . . 9
- National Film and Sound Archive . * 10 8 12 9 14 11 * . . 11
- National Library of Australia . 7 8 10 12 15 15 21 18 . . 12
- National Museum of Australia . 10 12 9 10 13 14 10 * . . 11
- National Portrait Gallery . * 6 7 7 8 12 7 . . . 8
- Old Parliament House . . 6 10 7 9 13 13 * . . 9
- Screen Australia . . * . * * * * . . . 10
Defence 18 13 10 10 10 11 13 17 18 24 22 11
- Defence Housing Australia . . 2 6 7 9 8 9 8 * . 7
Education and Training . * 4 4 9 10 13 16 19 25 30 11
- AIATSIS . * 2 3 6 11 10 19 * . . 7
- Australian Research Council . * . 5 5 8 10 11 * * . 9
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . 5 5 5 5 5 5 * . . 5
- TEQSA . . . * 1 7 8 5 . . . 6
Employment . * 6 5 9 10 12 15 17 24 * 11
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . * 7 * . . . 8
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . * 9 5 6 9 10 11 7 . . 8
- Comcare * 7 5 6 7 9 10 11 8 . * 8
- Fair Work Commission . 22 7 9 1 10 9 8 14 . . 8
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . 1 6 8 9 10 11 11 14 * * 9
- Safe Work Australia . . * 3 5 7 13 13 * * . 9
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . * * 1 7 * 5 . . . 5
Environment 4 7 9 5 7 9 12 14 17 18 22 9
- Bureau of Meteorology 23 29 12 4 10 10 13 16 24 18 . 12
- Clean Energy Regulator . * 1 4 6 7 10 13 20 * . 8
- Climate Change Authority . . . . * * . * . * . 10
- GBRMPA * 8 12 9 6 9 9 15 * . . 9
Finance 1 1 6 6 7 9 11 16 18 23 25 10
- Australian Electoral Commission . 7 11 7 9 14 14 16 23 * . 11
- Future Fund Management Agency . * * 2 1 6 3 7 . * * 4
Foreign Affairs and Trade . 5 14 3 8 8 12 17 24 28 33 11
- ACIAR . . . 5 10 10 8 * * . . 7
- AUSTRADE . . 4 8 1 9 10 11 10 11 * 10
Health 7 4 6 6 9 10 11 15 18 15 28 10
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . 3 3 8 3 3 18 * . . 3
- ACSQHC . . . * 6 9 5 6 . * . 6
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . * * * 4 16 15 * . . 12
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . * * 4 6 8 12 17 21 * . 9
- ARPANSA . 13 8 18 8 10 12 13 10 . . 11
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . * 7 9 9 7 12 * . . 9
- Cancer Australia . . . . 1 5 4 8 * * . 6
- FSANZ . . * 10 11 10 11 18 * . . 11
- National Blood Authority . . * 2 6 8 8 12 * . . 8
- NHMRC . * 1 6 6 8 9 15 19 * . 8
- National Health Funding Body . . . * * * 8 * . . . 7
- National Mental Health Commission . . . * * * * * * . . 4
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . * 7 9 13 * * . 9
- Professional Services Review . . . * 16 8 * 27 . . . 10
Human Services 11 16 7 12 12 14 16 17 22 21 19 11
Immigration and Border Protection 5 4 10 8 11 11 13 16 17 19 23 11
Industry, Innovation and Science * 9 9 6 7 8 11 14 19 20 * 9
- NOPSEMA . . * 4 1 5 5 9 * . . 5
Infrastructure and Regional Development . * 7 8 5 9 12 15 19 26 * 11
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . * 11 9 7 12 16 . . 11
- National Capital Authority . * 2 6 6 5 5 12 * . . 6
Prime Minister and Cabinet * 8 5 5 8 9 11 14 16 21 25 10
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 8 6 8 6 10 9 10 * . . . 8
- ANAO . 6 10 2 1 7 9 15 21 18 * 8
- Australian Public Service Commission . 9 * 6 8 10 11 17 23 . * 11
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . 3 6 8 8 13 15 19 . . 9
- Digital Transformation Office . . . * 8 7 12 14 13 * . 11
- OIGIS . . . . * * 10 15 * . . 11
- Office of National Assessments . . . 11 6 7 10 14 21 * . 12
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . 17 * 10 11 8 14 12 . . . 10
Social Services 7 5 4 3 9 10 13 15 18 20 24 11
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . * . 16 * 11 8 14 . . . 11
- National Disability Insurance Agency . 7 5 2 1 4 5 9 8 8 * 4
Treasury . 8 10 7 5 6 10 16 21 22 29 9
- Australian Bureau of Statistics * 21 12 5 7 11 15 20 22 20 * 11
- ACCC . . 2 2 5 8 10 12 16 20 * 8
- ASIC 9 3 19 4 9 7 8 11 * * . 8
- Australian Taxation Office 6 10 10 10 12 14 17 17 22 29 * 14
- Productivity Commission . . * 17 1 8 11 18 19 * * 11
Veterans' Affairs 3 18 11 9 16 13 18 18 26 22 * 15
- Australian War Memorial . 4 6 7 10 10 12 13 * . . 10
Total 10 10 9 10 10 11 12 15 18 21 26 11