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Table 32: Ongoing employees: agency by paid classification, 31 December 2018

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 and Water Resources . . 1 6 304 1206 682 916 732 462 86 21 6 4422
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . 4 . 2 3 22 7 70 39 14 2 1 . 164
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . . . 13 13 24 48 47 27 4 . . 176
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . 7 . 1 2 14 17 90 90 48 7 4 . 280
Attorney-General's . 25 2 4 29 108 140 251 283 204 124 28 5 1203
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . 1 1 7 14 169 72 88 71 47 6 . . 476
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . . 2 3 9 18 9 3 . . 44
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . . 5 69 56 82 117 89 30 6 1 . 455
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . . . 1 16 11 22 29 21 2 1 . 103
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . . . 2 1 3 . . . 6
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . . . 8 13 33 34 65 29 8 . . 190
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 1 27 118 137 136 134 152 80 15 7 . 807
- National Archives of Australia . . 5 15 15 56 64 74 63 26 6 . . 324
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . . 1 7 25 23 11 3 2 . 72
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions . . 3 2 14 45 12 96 120 63 20 5 1 381
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . . 3 2 13 7 1 1 . 27
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . . 4 20 20 13 20 17 5 . 99
Communications and the Arts . . . 2 3 51 54 131 177 92 28 6 1 545
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 2 . . 1 15 32 110 156 65 12 4 . 397
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . . 6 17 8 22 22 9 . . . 84
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 1 16 27 29 36 24 12 1 . . 146
- National Library of Australia . . . 11 38 71 68 69 66 22 9 . . 354
- National Museum of Australia . . . 31 12 26 27 49 32 19 4 . . 200
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . 6 4 5 9 12 4 . . . 40
- Old Parliament House . . . . 10 4 17 12 11 6 1 . . 61
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 . 1 2 1 2 . . . 7
Defence 136 256 53 554 1234 1519 2685 4632 3542 1762 103 42 8 16526
- Defence Housing Australia . . . . 58 154 125 94 98 74 7 5 . 615
Education and Training . . . 5 23 156 224 456 525 233 65 18 6 1711
- Australian Research Council . . . 1 . 7 18 35 38 28 3 1 . 131
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 7 11 22 60 50 19 2 . . 171
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . . 3 6 33 19 5 . . . 66
Environment and Energy . 23 2 17 42 123 258 582 616 292 56 18 6 2035
- Bureau of Meteorology . . 4 2 50 31 132 420 466 283 17 8 . 1413
- Clean Energy Regulator . . . 5 4 37 58 91 78 36 7 4 . 320
- Climate Change Authority . . . . . . . 2 3 3 1 . . 9
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 1 7 11 28 23 56 49 22 4 . . 201
Finance . 19 2 27 38 117 181 273 389 197 59 14 5 1321
- Australian Electoral Commission . . . 112 114 72 97 194 118 46 10 2 . 765
- Future Fund Management Agency . . 1 2 2 27 24 33 13 37 . 3 1 143
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . . . 10 8 8 9 7 5 4 . . 51
Foreign Affairs and Trade 1 101 . 1 42 75 731 715 1086 588 253 67 13 3673
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . . . . . 7 6 9 8 2 2 . . 34
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 1 26 24 90 179 148 40 14 2 524
Health . 2 9 11 55 347 529 1201 1300 634 128 42 9 4267
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . . . 29 16 27 131 16 10 3 . . 232
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . . . 1 2 11 35 19 . 2 . 70
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . . 1 3 9 20 8 5 1 . 47
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 6 . 1 . 26 57 81 131 55 9 1 . 367
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . . 3 9 7 16 27 37 20 5 . . 124
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . . . . 4 4 14 13 8 3 . 1 47
- Cancer Australia . . . . . . 3 34 8 7 2 2 . 56
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 2 4 8 17 33 21 2 . . 87
- National Blood Authority . . . . . . 10 9 23 8 2 . . 52
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . . 1 . 9 26 46 58 34 3 4 . 181
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . 3 2 7 5 . . . 17
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . 2 . 6 6 4 2 . . 20
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . . 1 . 10 5 1 . . 17
- Professional Services Review . . . . . 3 4 5 4 4 1 . . 21
Home Affairs 119 . 10 101 2150 1854 2752 2944 2318 923 184 59 12 13426
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . . 2 1 22 89 109 138 293 97 18 4 1 774
- AUSTRAC . . . . 4 13 43 110 87 45 10 4 . 316
Human Services 247 2 75 110 3308 10974 4472 5766 2850 1079 160 41 7 29091
Industry, Innovation and Science 1 30 2 8 52 251 426 1329 1070 568 83 22 6 3848
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . . 1 13 6 12 47 21 3 . . 103
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities . . . . 11 30 116 210 286 170 53 13 4 893
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . . . 14 24 22 36 1 1 . 98
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . 1 2 3 4 1 . . 11
- National Capital Authority . . . 3 3 5 15 7 14 7 2 . . 56
Jobs and Small Business 2 5 3 2 35 161 326 524 658 247 67 20 3 2053
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . 1 . 1 3 2 . . . 7
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . . 3 33 21 26 25 18 7 1 . 134
- Comcare . 3 1 7 20 88 122 163 126 47 8 . . 585
- Fair Work Commission . . . 4 1 30 43 82 38 33 4 . . 235
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . 2 61 97 260 189 113 49 12 3 . 786
- Safe Work Australia . . . . 1 5 7 28 30 14 4 1 . 90
Prime Minister and Cabinet 7 34 1 6 19 144 200 496 644 297 113 29 9 1999
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 52 5 39 11 6 7 7 2 . . . 129
- AIATSIS . . . 1 6 21 13 31 17 13 3 . . 105
- Australian National Audit Office . 30 . . 4 15 53 61 66 75 24 4 1 333
- Australian Public Service Commission . . 1 2 2 10 22 39 61 37 10 . 1 185
- Digital Transformation Agency . . . . 2 14 20 40 65 55 9 3 . 208
- Office of National Intelligence . . . . 1 7 6 43 58 59 18 6 1 199
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . . 4 1 3 13 6 16 5 . . . 48
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 1 . 4 8 3 4 . . . 20
Social Services . 3 5 10 18 132 433 703 669 320 66 26 4 2389
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . . . 2 2 5 11 13 2 . . 35
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 1 3 23 416 639 731 305 182 38 13 4 2355
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . . . . 9 11 21 23 16 5 3 . 88
Treasury . 70 . 29 35 51 107 279 273 195 69 31 7 1146
- Australian Bureau of Statistics . . . . 21 248 483 667 534 187 38 15 3 2196
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . . . 1 10 70 162 213 253 201 49 13 1 973
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission . 25 15 99 71 98 53 302 414 549 24 1 . 1651
- Australian Taxation Office 12 2 23 518 2640 2977 1996 4243 3343 1475 184 31 2 17446
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . . . 3 14 5 4 2 . . 28
- Productivity Commission . 1 . . 2 10 19 30 32 35 13 2 1 145
Veterans' Affairs . . 4 26 96 145 379 454 317 134 27 8 2 1592
- Australian War Memorial . . . 5 39 30 67 62 46 17 3 . . 269
Total 525 651 280 1810 11116 22955 20293 31825 26479 13189 2478 688 133 132422
                             
Source: APSED                            
                             
Note: Employees on temporary assignment as an agency head have been excluded from this table.
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019