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Table 31: Ongoing employees: agency by paid classification, 30 June 2019
Agency Classification Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Agriculture . 39 2 6 243 1188 677 961 784 451 79 24 5 4459
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . 2 . 1 4 19 9 65 39 12 2 1 . 154
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . . . 10 16 34 46 51 26 6 . . 189
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . 11 . 1 2 5 24 81 95 45 9 7 . 280
Attorney-General's . 33 2 2 26 104 164 235 319 195 132 30 6 1248
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . 1 1 6 21 175 76 88 63 47 5 . . 483
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . 1 . 1 6 3 . . . 11
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . . 2 2 12 17 6 2 . . 41
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . . 3 27 21 27 24 14 7 1 . 124
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . . 3 59 55 81 122 85 28 6 1 . 440
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . . . 1 16 11 21 29 20 2 1 . 101
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . . . 3 . 1 . . . 4
- Comcare . 4 1 3 17 84 113 158 120 48 6 . . 554
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . 1 . . 4 18 46 48 65 23 6 . . 211
- Fair Work Commission . . . 4 1 35 47 83 35 31 3 . . 239
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 1 22 120 122 134 134 148 85 11 4 . 781
- National Archives of Australia . . 3 6 15 49 58 72 63 25 5 . . 296
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . . 1 10 24 23 15 2 1 . 76
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions . . 3 1 14 66 8 81 125 59 18 5 1 381
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . 1 55 94 271 180 113 48 11 4 . 777
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . . 3 5 15 6 2 1 . 32
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . . 6 20 13 17 20 18 5 . 99
- Safe Work Australia . 6 . . 1 2 9 27 39 13 4 . . 101
Communications and the Arts . 13 . 2 3 37 66 128 168 84 28 6 2 537
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 6 . . 2 19 30 114 159 74 11 4 . 419
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . . 6 13 14 21 23 9 . . . 86
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 2 14 29 29 34 23 13 1 . . 145
- National Library of Australia . 2 . 10 39 70 62 71 64 24 5 . . 347
- National Museum of Australia . . 1 33 13 30 27 49 34 21 2 . . 210
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . 6 2 5 10 13 4 . . . 40
- Old Parliament House . . . . 9 6 16 11 10 5 1 . . 58
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 . 1 2 1 2 . . . 7
Defence 117 221 58 510 1214 1681 2700 4746 3523 1737 104 44 8 16663
- Defence Housing Australia . . . . 63 152 124 95 96 74 8 5 . 617
Education . 40 . 6 34 131 256 458 582 227 64 16 6 1820
- Australian Research Council . . . 1 . 6 21 34 41 23 4 1 . 131
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . . 2 9 38 17 6 1 . . 73
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 3 23 4 4 27 142 335 508 703 245 51 18 3 2066
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 6 17 21 62 51 19 2 . . 178
Environment and Energy . 48 2 16 40 114 260 630 645 292 61 14 5 2127
- Bureau of Meteorology . 7 4 2 48 28 122 407 473 292 17 10 . 1410
- Clean Energy Regulator . 6 . 3 5 27 56 85 76 36 8 3 . 305
- Climate Change Authority . . 1 . . . . 2 2 2 . . . 7
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 1 8 13 24 33 62 48 18 3 . . 210
Finance . 31 23 18 41 113 200 251 399 179 56 14 4 1329
- Australian Electoral Commission . 2 . 96 111 74 54 235 112 43 9 2 . 738
- Future Fund Management Agency . . . 2 2 27 25 33 11 38 . 4 2 144
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . . . 6 9 7 9 9 5 3 . . 48
Foreign Affairs and Trade . 111 . . 41 57 742 649 1190 568 263 60 13 3694
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . . . . . 6 7 9 9 3 2 . . 36
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 1 24 21 92 187 152 39 13 2 531
Health . 40 9 9 56 280 529 1093 1330 599 121 36 8 4110
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission . . . . 26 17 28 255 78 28 4 . . 436
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . . . 1 1 12 35 21 . 2 . 72
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . . 1 3 9 22 10 7 . . 52
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 6 1 1 . 27 44 83 141 60 10 1 . 374
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . . 3 11 6 15 23 40 19 4 . . 121
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . . . . 5 4 16 17 9 2 . 1 54
- Cancer Australia . . . . . 1 9 29 10 9 2 1 . 61
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 2 4 9 23 31 20 3 . . 92
- National Blood Authority . . . . . . 8 13 23 8 1 . . 53
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . . 1 1 5 28 56 75 30 2 3 . 201
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . 3 5 10 3 . . . 21
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . 1 1 6 9 5 1 . . 23
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . . 2 3 12 6 1 . . 24
- Professional Services Review . . . . . 3 4 4 6 4 1 . . 22
Home Affairs 60 100 9 57 2072 1799 2727 2997 2360 885 152 44 9 13271
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . 1 2 1 21 94 98 125 284 92 14 5 1 738
- AUSTRAC . 1 . . 3 16 50 134 86 45 12 3 . 350
Industry, Innovation and Science . 47 10 7 58 255 411 1364 1115 566 68 23 6 3930
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . . 1 12 6 12 47 21 3 . . 102
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development . 17 3 . 10 34 92 223 345 176 40 16 4 960
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . . 1 11 24 23 36 1 . . 96
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . . 3 2 5 1 . . 11
- National Capital Authority . . . 3 1 6 12 7 15 7 3 . . 54
Prime Minister and Cabinet 6 40 1 3 13 150 193 482 665 313 99 28 9 2002
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 45 4 35 10 5 8 5 3 . 1 . 116
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies . . . 1 5 19 20 34 23 12 2 . . 116
- Australian National Audit Office . 34 . 1 2 30 46 69 62 71 23 5 1 344
- Australian Public Service Commission . 5 1 2 2 12 20 42 57 34 12 1 1 189
- Office of National Intelligence . . . . . 7 6 52 72 61 17 6 1 222
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . . 3 1 3 9 15 16 4 . . . 51
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . . 1 3 9 5 4 . . . 22
Services Australia 225 68 67 97 2929 10621 4321 5635 2884 1030 152 44 8 28081
- Digital Transformation Agency . . 2 6 4 11 24 42 70 57 8 4 . 228
Social Services . 56 4 6 18 157 431 714 675 313 60 19 4 2457
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . . . 2 2 7 9 12 2 . . 34
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 1 3 21 412 681 853 376 200 45 8 3 2603
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . . . 6 20 30 41 47 31 5 3 . 183
Treasury . 77 . 31 31 52 142 243 288 210 63 31 7 1175
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 6 40 . 1 19 242 498 692 531 185 35 14 4 2267
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . 52 . 1 11 66 154 233 282 229 43 11 1 1083
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission . 42 14 94 66 105 60 307 417 559 28 1 . 1693
- Australian Taxation Office 107 149 23 410 2371 2934 1928 4098 3265 1449 186 30 2 16952
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . . 2 4 12 7 4 1 1 . 31
- Productivity Commission . 13 . . 1 9 15 37 36 32 14 2 1 160
Veterans' Affairs . 14 4 21 90 132 412 442 311 147 25 8 2 1608
- Australian War Memorial . . . 5 32 36 67 64 46 18 3 . . 271
Total 524 1409 303 1540 10260 22526 20227 31982 27209 13058 2355 650 130 132173

Source: APSED

Note: Employees on temporary assignment as an agency head have been excluded from this table.

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019