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Table 34: Ongoing employees: agency by paid classification, 31 December 2019

Table 34: Ongoing employees: agency by paid classification, 31 December 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 . 38 3 6 151 1293 671 986 814 460 83 27 4 4536
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . 2 . . 2 17 8 57 39 15 3 . . 143
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . . . 5 11 28 43 37 19 4 . . 147
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . 9 . 1 1 5 17 77 86 53 6 7 . 262
Attorney-General's . 41 1 3 19 130 210 359 416 277 153 35 9 1653
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . . 1 6 14 187 78 100 63 51 8 . . 508
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . . . 3 6 2 . . . 11
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . . 2 2 12 17 6 2 . . 41
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . . 3 23 24 29 24 19 5 . . 127
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . . 2 63 62 78 122 89 30 7 1 . 454
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . . . 1 16 8 20 26 19 2 1 . 93
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . . . 2 . 2 . . . 4
- Comcare . 4 1 5 17 70 108 162 111 49 7 . . 534
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . . . . 23 40 47 66 25 10 . . 211
- Fair Work Commission . . . 3 . 34 51 78 33 33 3 . . 235
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 1 22 118 111 135 138 152 84 12 7 . 780
- National Archives of Australia . . 3 7 15 53 54 77 61 26 7 . . 303
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . . 1 6 34 30 17 2 1 . 91
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions . . 3 2 12 63 14 91 123 62 22 7 1 400
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . . 65 100 262 181 117 50 12 5 . 792
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . . 2 5 16 6 2 . 1 32
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . . 9 16 14 16 18 20 5 . 98
- Safe Work Australia . . . . . 7 10 25 29 20 3 . . 94
Communications and the Arts . . . 2 1 41 61 127 165 90 32 6 1 526
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 6 . . 2 13 34 107 168 75 14 4 . 423
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . . 5 14 14 23 24 9 . . . 89
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 2 13 29 28 34 23 9 1 . . 139
- National Library of Australia . . . 11 33 70 65 73 58 24 6 . . 340
- National Museum of Australia . . 1 32 10 36 30 50 37 22 2 . . 220
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . 7 2 5 12 10 3 . . . 39
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 . 1 2 1 2 . . . 7
Defence 67 207 49 455 1195 1541 2689 4806 3638 1813 121 48 10 16639
- Defence Housing Australia . . . . 51 152 124 84 89 60 8 6 . 574
Education . 24 . 1 13 84 165 323 423 186 50 13 5 1287
- Australian Research Council . . . 1 . 6 19 36 42 26 4 1 . 135
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . . 2 11 39 23 6 1 . . 82
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 3 9 . 2 37 150 327 563 730 302 72 20 4 2219
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 4 17 25 58 52 27 2 . . 185
Environment and Energy . 29 . 18 42 100 267 628 671 306 69 20 6 2156
- Bureau of Meteorology . . 2 1 48 25 123 394 478 286 14 8 . 1379
- Clean Energy Regulator . . . 1 5 31 51 90 87 32 10 2 . 309
- Climate Change Authority . . 1 . . . 1 2 2 2 1 . . 9
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 2 9 14 20 26 62 50 19 4 . . 206
Finance . 30 4 20 44 106 173 270 405 197 57 17 5 1328
- Australian Electoral Commission . . . 90 102 71 89 187 110 41 10 3 . 703
- Future Fund Management Agency . . . 1 2 29 31 39 13 40 . 3 1 159
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . . . 6 6 9 9 10 4 3 . . 47
Foreign Affairs and Trade . 84 . . 37 81 682 675 1169 592 265 64 13 3662
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . . . . . 8 6 12 8 3 2 . . 39
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 2 32 21 91 193 148 36 15 2 540
Health . 10 10 8 46 285 486 1067 1295 638 149 40 10 4044
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission . . . . 22 20 24 254 76 33 6 . . 435
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . . . 1 1 13 34 23 . 2 . 74
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . . . 4 10 20 14 6 . . 54
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 7 . 1 . 29 40 91 148 54 9 1 . 380
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . . 3 11 6 16 22 46 17 5 . . 126
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . . . . 3 5 27 17 10 3 . 1 66
- Cancer Australia . . . . . . 8 32 12 7 2 2 . 63
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 2 4 6 22 36 20 1 . 1 92
- National Blood Authority . . . . . . 7 13 21 9 2 . . 52
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . . . . 4 33 49 76 29 2 2 . 195
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . 2 6 7 4 . . . 19
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . 1 1 4 9 6 1 . . 22
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . . . 3 12 4 1 . . 20
- Professional Services Review . . . . . 4 3 5 7 4 1 . . 24
Home Affairs 76 89 9 26 2001 1819 2633 2938 2325 969 207 48 11 13151
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . 1 2 . 20 86 101 123 292 92 17 5 1 740
- AUSTRAC . 1 . . 3 18 51 148 91 39 6 3 . 360
Industry, Innovation and Science . 38 . 15 58 246 435 1377 1190 595 80 21 7 4062
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . . 1 10 6 10 47 20 3 . . 97
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development . . . 3 11 33 97 216 328 188 54 14 6 950
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . . . 9 24 22 35 1 . . 91
- National Capital Authority . . . 3 1 3 11 7 17 9 2 . . 53
- National Faster Rail Agency . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1
- North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1
Prime Minister and Cabinet . 25 1 1 4 36 90 202 293 147 60 19 6 884
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 40 3 29 7 3 12 4 4 . 1 . 103
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies . . . 1 5 24 15 31 22 12 2 . . 112
- Australian National Audit Office . 31 . . 1 22 40 68 64 70 23 5 1 325
- Australian Public Service Commission . . 1 3 6 16 21 42 69 37 14 1 1 211
- Office of National Intelligence . . . . 1 4 10 59 76 62 20 7 2 241
- Old Parliament House . . . . 8 6 13 13 9 6 1 . . 56
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . . 4 1 3 12 15 13 6 . . . 54
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 1 1 5 9 5 4 . . . 25
- National Indigenous Australians Agency 1 . . 2 6 87 122 278 380 183 49 10 5 1123
Services Australia 78 . 65 78 2611 10602 4222 5590 2852 1095 165 39 8 27405
- Digital Transformation Agency . . 2 6 1 11 26 39 65 56 7 6 . 219
Social Services . 2 4 6 6 153 446 705 660 325 73 24 3 2407
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . . . 1 2 9 8 13 2 . . 35
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . . 4 26 420 784 967 419 256 48 12 3 2939
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . . . 2 18 47 51 54 34 5 3 . 214
Treasury . 39 . 30 33 44 158 239 313 228 71 33 7 1195
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 4 . . 1 16 265 471 705 556 188 40 16 4 2266
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . 2 . . 8 78 169 266 292 244 47 10 1 1117
- Australian Taxation Office 62 144 20 374 2293 2906 1885 3799 3308 1514 187 29 2 16523
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . . 2 5 5 1 . . 13
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . . . 3 14 8 4 1 1 . 31
- Productivity Commission . 2 . . 1 8 22 31 39 32 13 2 1 151
Veterans' Affairs . . 4 18 77 140 410 452 348 139 30 10 1 1629
- Australian War Memorial . . . 4 33 35 63 61 48 16 4 . . 264
Total 291 874 230 1297 9505 22342 19917 31578 27088 13168 2578 692 144 129704

Source: APSED

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