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Table 33: Ongoing employees: agency retention, 30 June 2017 to 30 June 2018 *

Agency Ongoing employees Ongoing employees % retained % not retained
at 30 June 2017 retained at 30 June 2018
AUSTRAC 321 256 79.8 20.2
Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 214 154 72 28
Administrative Appeals Tribunal 446 402 90.1 9.9
Agriculture and Water Resources 4599 4195 91.2 8.8
Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency 8 6 75 25
Attorney-General's 1326 1080 81.4 18.6
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency 225 204 90.7 9.3
Australian Building and Construction Commission 132 102 77.3 22.7
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2400 2130 88.8 11.3
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 32 21 65.6 34.4
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 40 31 77.5 22.5
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 79 69 87.3 12.7
Australian Communications and Media Authority 393 345 87.8 12.2
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 814 754 92.6 7.4
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 767 658 85.8 14.2
Australian Digital Health Agency 32 27 84.4 15.6
Australian Electoral Commission 789 634 80.4 19.6
Australian Financial Security Authority 479 420 87.7 12.3
Australian Fisheries Management Authority 168 148 88.1 11.9
Australian Human Rights Commission 82 70 85.4 14.6
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 125 110 88 12
Australian Institute of Family Studies 44 36 81.8 18.2
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 330 298 90.3 9.7
Australian Law Reform Commission 12 8 66.7 33.3
Australian National Audit Office 311 243 78.1 21.9
Australian National Maritime Museum 92 84 91.3 8.7
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 187 130 69.5 30.5
Australian Public Service Commission 190 146 76.8 23.2
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 128 114 89.1 10.9
Australian Research Council 125 108 86.4 13.6
Australian Securities and Investments Commission 1646 1454 88.3 11.7
Australian Skills Quality Authority 154 120 77.9 22.1
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 40 34 85 15
Australian Taxation Office 18648 17682 94.8 5.2
Australian Trade and Investment Commission 542 471 86.9 13.1
Australian Transport Safety Bureau 96 77 80.2 19.8
Australian War Memorial 256 217 84.8 15.2
Bureau of Meteorology 1454 1344 92.4 7.6
Cancer Australia 57 50 87.7 12.3
Clean Energy Regulator 314 250 79.6 20.4
Climate Change Authority 7 6 85.7 14.3
Comcare 618 544 88 12
Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions 423 348 82.3 17.7
Commonwealth Ombudsman 188 160 85.1 14.9
Communications and the Arts 529 430 81.3 18.7
Defence 18248 16703 91.5 8.5
Defence Housing Australia 606 542 89.4 10.6
Digital Transformation Agency 165 125 75.8 24.2
Education and Training 1894 1568 82.8 17.2
Environment and Energy 2164 1906 88.1 11.9
Fair Work Commission 212 187 88.2 11.8
Federal Court Statutory Agency 839 730 87 13
Finance 1382 1181 85.5 14.5
Food Standards Australia New Zealand 95 82 86.3 13.7
Foreign Affairs and Trade 3731 3487 93.5 6.5
Future Fund Management Agency 137 131 95.6 4.4
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 193 176 91.2 8.8
Health 4541 4016 88.4 11.6
Home Affairs 13112 12184 92.9 7.1
Human Services 30231 27800 92 8
Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority 53 45 84.9 15.1
Industry, Innovation and Science 3986 3528 88.5 11.5
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 872 718 82.3 17.7
Jobs and Small Business 2005 1791 89.3 10.7
Murray Darling Basin Authority 281 243 86.5 13.5
National Archives of Australia 313 289 92.3 7.7
National Blood Authority 53 46 86.8 13.2
National Capital Authority 52 38 73.1 26.9
National Disability Insurance Agency 1454 1301 89.5 10.5
National Film and Sound Archive 149 136 91.3 8.7
National Health Funding Body 16 13 81.3 18.8
National Health and Medical Research Council 197 171 86.8 13.2
National Library of Australia 375 349 93.1 6.9
National Mental Health Commission 11 10 90.9 9.1
National Museum of Australia 202 168 83.2 16.8
National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 104 99 95.2 4.8
National Portrait Gallery 40 38 95 5
Office of National Assessments 146 132 90.4 9.6
Office of Parliamentary Counsel 101 90 89.1 10.9
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 74 59 79.7 20.3
Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 795 704 88.6 11.4
Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security 15 12 80 20
Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation 26 25 96.2 3.8
Old Parliament House 65 52 80 20
Organ and Tissue Authority 21 17 81 19
Prime Minister and Cabinet 2092 1720 82.2 17.8
Productivity Commission 157 125 79.6 20.4
Professional Services Review 19 16 84.2 15.8
Safe Work Australia 97 75 77.3 22.7
Screen Australia 8 7 87.5 12.5
Social Services 2225 1942 87.3 12.7
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 53 46 86.8 13.2
Torres Strait Regional Authority 44 39 88.6 11.4
Treasury 1137 994 87.4 12.6
Veterans' Affairs 1787 1569 87.8 12.2
Workplace Gender Equality Agency 23 16 69.6 30.4
Source: APSED
 
* Employees affected by machinery-of-government (MoG) changes during 2017-18 are not included in this table.
* 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: 
26 September 2018