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Table 35: Ongoing employees: agency retention, 31 December 2017 to 31 December 2018 *

Agency Ongoing employees Ongoing employees % retained % not retained
at 31 December 2017 retained at 31 December 2018
AIATSIS 113 95 84.1 15.9
AUSTRAC 289 235 81.3 18.7
Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 175 122 69.7 30.3
Administrative Appeals Tribunal 460 392 85.2 14.8
Agriculture and Water Resources 4583 4156 90.7 9.3
Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency 8 4 50 50
Attorney-General's 1242 1033 83.2 16.8
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency 234 209 89.3 10.7
Australian Building and Construction Commission 129 107 82.9 17.1
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2308 2060 89.3 10.7
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 29 20 69 31
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 40 31 77.5 22.5
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 75 59 78.7 21.3
Australian Communications and Media Authority 384 327 85.2 14.8
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 867 807 93.1 6.9
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 787 672 85.4 14.6
Australian Digital Health Agency 35 28 80 20
Australian Electoral Commission 770 606 78.7 21.3
Australian Financial Security Authority 477 403 84.5 15.5
Australian Fisheries Management Authority 167 146 87.4 12.6
Australian Human Rights Commission 93 80 86 14
Australian Institute of Family Studies 37 34 91.9 8.1
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 339 301 88.8 11.2
Australian Law Reform Commission 12 5 41.7 58.3
Australian National Audit Office 305 242 79.3 20.7
Australian National Maritime Museum 90 82 91.1 8.9
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 188 123 65.4 34.6
Australian Public Service Commission 186 136 73.1 26.9
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 125 115 92 8
Australian Research Council 132 114 86.4 13.6
Australian Securities and Investments Commission 1606 1437 89.5 10.5
Australian Skills Quality Authority 142 109 76.8 23.2
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 45 37 82.2 17.8
Australian Taxation Office 18342 16900 92.1 7.9
Australian Trade and Investment Commission 528 451 85.4 14.6
Australian Transport Safety Bureau 92 75 81.5 18.5
Australian War Memorial 256 227 88.7 11.3
Bureau of Meteorology 1426 1326 93 7
Cancer Australia 56 45 80.4 19.6
Clean Energy Regulator 323 266 82.4 17.6
Climate Change Authority 9 7 77.8 22.2
Comcare 619 542 87.6 12.4
Commonwealth Ombudsman 191 160 83.8 16.2
Communications and the Arts 538 442 82.2 17.8
Defence 16546 14896 90 10
Defence Housing Australia 617 542 87.8 12.2
Digital Transformation Agency 203 152 74.9 25.1
Education and Training 1814 1534 84.6 15.4
Environment and Energy 2122 1867 88 12
Fair Work Commission 225 199 88.4 11.6
Federal Court Statutory Agency 830 727 87.6 12.4
Finance 1376 1143 83.1 16.9
Food Standards Australia New Zealand 92 80 87 13
Foreign Affairs and Trade 3736 3461 92.6 7.4
Future Fund Management Agency 144 124 86.1 13.9
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 189 173 91.5 8.5
Health 4117 3665 89 11
Home Affairs 13512 12334 91.3 8.7
Human Services 30435 27799 91.3 8.7
Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority 52 42 80.8 19.2
Industry, Innovation and Science 3915 3386 86.5 13.5
Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency 6 5 83.3 16.7
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 840 690 82.1 17.9
Jobs and Small Business 2069 1824 88.2 11.8
Murray Darling Basin Authority 270 245 90.7 9.3
National Archives of Australia 322 290 90.1 9.9
National Blood Authority 50 46 92 8
National Capital Authority 48 43 89.6 10.4
National Disability Insurance Agency 1703 1541 90.5 9.5
National Film and Sound Archive 149 132 88.6 11.4
National Health Funding Body 15 12 80 20
National Health and Medical Research Council 186 162 87.1 12.9
National Library of Australia 374 336 89.8 10.2
National Mental Health Commission 15 12 80 20
National Museum of Australia 213 176 82.6 17.4
National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 105 95 90.5 9.5
National Portrait Gallery 39 32 82.1 17.9
Office of National Intelligence 152 133 87.5 12.5
Office of Parliamentary Counsel 104 89 85.6 14.4
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 75 59 78.7 21.3
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 393 328 83.5 16.5
Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 762 704 92.4 7.6
Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security 16 15 93.8 6.3
Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation 28 25 89.3 10.7
Old Parliament House 63 53 84.1 15.9
Organ and Tissue Authority 22 13 59.1 40.9
Prime Minister and Cabinet 2060 1628 79 21
Productivity Commission 145 122 84.1 15.9
Professional Services Review 18 16 88.9 11.1
Safe Work Australia 95 68 71.6 28.4
Screen Australia 7 7 100 0
Social Services 2180 1865 85.6 14.4
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 51 42 82.4 17.6
Torres Strait Regional Authority 48 42 87.5 12.5
Treasury 1158 984 85 15
Veterans' Affairs 1734 1458 84.1 15.9
Workplace Gender Equality Agency 23 17 73.9 26.1
         
Source: APSED        
         
* Employees affected by machinery-of-government (MoG) changes during 2018 are not included in this table.
* A number of agencies were affected by AAO changes during 2018. Appendixes A1 and A2 should be noted when making comparisons between the two years' data.
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019