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Table 37: *Ongoing employees: agency retention, 30 June 2018 to 30 June 2019 
Agency Ongoing employees
at 30 June 2018
Ongoing employees
retained at 30 June 2019
% retained % not retained
AUSTRAC 301 264 87.7 12.3
Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 158 109 69.0 31.0
Administrative Appeals Tribunal 480 410 85.4 14.6
Agriculture 4497 4085 90.8 9.2
Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency 8 6 75.0 25.0
Attorney-General's 1219 1035 84.9 15.1
Australian Building and Construction Commission 124 95 76.6 23.4
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2238 2065 92.3 7.7
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 27 23 85.2 14.8
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 40 33 82.5 17.5
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 71 58 81.7 18.3
Australian Communications and Media Authority 394 337 85.5 14.5
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 930 859 92.4 7.6
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 764 612 80.1 19.9
Australian Digital Health Agency 47 38 80.9 19.1
Australian Electoral Commission 756 627 82.9 17.1
Australian Financial Security Authority 468 393 84.0 16.0
Australian Fisheries Management Authority 160 136 85.0 15.0
Australian Human Rights Commission 98 81 82.7 17.3
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 114 96 84.2 15.8
Australian Institute of Family Studies 36 31 86.1 13.9
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 339 305 90.0 10.0
Australian Law Reform Commission 9 2 22.2 77.8
Australian National Audit Office 337 272 80.7 19.3
Australian National Maritime Museum 85 81 95.3 4.7
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 175 118 67.4 32.6
Australian Public Service Commission 182 129 70.9 29.1
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 122 112 91.8 8.2
Australian Research Council 133 110 82.7 17.3
Australian Securities and Investments Commission 1617 1451 89.7 10.3
Australian Skills Quality Authority 150 126 84.0 16.0
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 44 38 86.4 13.6
Australian Taxation Office 18304 16605 90.7 9.3
Australian Trade and Investment Commission 508 443 87.2 12.8
Australian Transport Safety Bureau 102 87 85.3 14.7
Australian War Memorial 263 242 92.0 8.0
Bureau of Meteorology 1432 1312 91.6 8.4
Cancer Australia 60 44 73.3 26.7
Clean Energy Regulator 326 261 80.1 19.9
Climate Change Authority 10 4 40.0 60.0
Comcare 605 515 85.1 14.9
Commonwealth Ombudsman 182 150 82.4 17.6
Communications and the Arts 557 454 81.5 18.5
Defence 16842 15144 89.9 10.1
Defence Housing Australia 618 539 87.2 12.8
Digital Transformation Agency 219 169 77.2 22.8
Education 1702 1487 87.4 12.6
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 2085 1840 88.2 11.8
Environment and Energy 2075 1838 88.6 11.4
Fair Work Commission 232 203 87.5 12.5
Federal Court Statutory Agency 812 696 85.7 14.3
Finance 1371 1147 83.7 16.3
Food Standards Australia New Zealand 87 76 87.4 12.6
Foreign Affairs and Trade 3685 3455 93.8 6.2
Future Fund Management Agency 147 123 83.7 16.3
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 187 175 93.6 6.4
Health 3879 3462 89.2 10.8
Home Affairs 13600 12366 90.9 9.1
Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority 53 40 75.5 24.5
Industry, Innovation and Science 3860 3382 87.6 12.4
Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency 7 6 85.7 14.3
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development 876 728 83.1 16.9
Murray Darling Basin Authority 284 253 89.1 10.9
National Archives of Australia 327 265 81.0 19.0
National Blood Authority 51 44 86.3 13.7
National Capital Authority 49 42 85.7 14.3
National Disability Insurance Agency 1920 1749 91.1 8.9
National Film and Sound Archive 146 124 84.9 15.1
National Health Funding Body 16 14 87.5 12.5
National Health and Medical Research Council 186 163 87.6 12.4
National Library of Australia 370 324 87.6 12.4
National Mental Health Commission 22 15 68.2 31.8
National Museum of Australia 200 176 88.0 12.0
National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 108 99 91.7 8.3
National Portrait Gallery 42 33 78.6 21.4
Office of National Intelligence 177 153 86.4 13.6
Office of Parliamentary Counsel 100 91 91.0 9.0
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 73 57 78.1 21.9
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 370 313 84.6 15.4
Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 767 684 89.2 10.8
Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security 22 17 77.3 22.7
Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation 27 24 88.9 11.1
Old Parliament House 57 48 84.2 15.8
Organ and Tissue Authority 23 14 60.9 39.1
Prime Minister and Cabinet 2007 1598 79.6 20.4
Productivity Commission 143 132 92.3 7.7
Professional Services Review 18 17 94.4 5.6
Safe Work Australia 103 67 65.0 35.0
Screen Australia 7 7 100.0 0.0
Services Australia 30046 27280 90.8 9.2
Social Services 2203 1845 83.7 16.3
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 52 40 76.9 23.1
Torres Strait Regional Authority 47 44 93.6 6.4
Treasury 1212 1022 84.3 15.7
Veterans' Affairs 1670 1418 84.9 15.1
Workplace Gender Equality Agency 19 15 78.9 21.1

* Employees affected by machinery-of-government (MoG) changes during 2018-19 are not included in this table.

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019