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Table 38: Ongoing employees: agency by temporary assignment classification, 30 June 2019
Agency Classification Total
APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Agriculture . . . 67 167 167 141 79 7 5 1 634
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . . 1 . 1 2 5 . . . . 9
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . . . . 1 7 17 9 5 4 . 43
Attorney-General's . . 1 2 18 18 61 25 12 2 . 139
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . . 2 13 33 25 15 18 1 . . 107
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . 1 . 1 . . . 2
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . . 2 . . . . . 2
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . 1 2 4 3 2 4 1 . 17
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . 3 16 31 24 17 5 . . . 96
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . . . 2 1 2 1 . . . 6
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . . . . . . . .
- Comcare . . 4 20 25 23 20 13 1 . . 106
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . . 1 2 4 5 1 . . . 13
- Fair Work Commission . . . 1 9 13 5 3 1 . . 32
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 5 22 16 15 6 2 1 . . 67
- National Archives of Australia . 2 5 13 22 23 17 10 2 . . 94
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . 3 1 . 3 . . . 7
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions . . . 4 2 5 32 20 7 . . 70
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . 8 21 41 27 16 1 . . 114
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . 1 . 1 . . . 2
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . . 1 . . 1 . . 2
- Safe Work Australia . . . . . . 7 1 2 . . 10
Communications and the Arts . . . 2 13 8 18 12 2 . . 55
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . . . . 3 10 14 16 3 1 . 47
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . . 3 6 8 2 . . . 19
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 1 5 4 6 1 . . . 17
- National Library of Australia . . 5 8 11 15 9 5 . . . 53
- National Museum of Australia . . 2 5 9 10 11 6 2 . . 45
- National Portrait Gallery . . . 1 2 . 1 . . . . 4
- Old Parliament House . . . 2 4 2 1 . . . . 9
- Screen Australia . . . . . . . . . . . .
Defence . 2 24 100 174 306 373 212 23 7 . 1221
- Defence Housing Australia . . 2 3 12 12 14 2 3 2 . 50
Education . . . 6 25 24 54 40 13 3 2 167
- Australian Research Council . . . . 2 5 9 5 1 . . 22
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . 1 3 2 . . . . 6
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business . 1 . 7 27 32 68 40 7 4 . 186
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . 2 1 2 4 2 . . . 11
Environment and Energy . . 4 13 44 71 105 50 13 3 1 304
- Bureau of Meteorology . . 4 5 32 63 118 94 6 4 . 326
- Clean Energy Regulator . . . 4 9 5 9 9 1 1 . 38
- Climate Change Authority . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . 1 2 2 3 7 8 3 . . . 26
Finance . . 4 15 18 20 38 29 9 1 . 134
- Australian Electoral Commission . . 15 12 12 63 15 10 3 . . 130
- Future Fund Management Agency . . . . . . . . . . . .
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . . 3 2 1 1 2 . . . 9
Foreign Affairs and Trade . . . 7 7 63 60 87 63 7 . 294
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . . . . 1 1 1 1 . . . 4
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 4 . 19 26 11 4 . 64
Health . 3 8 15 123 139 207 107 26 10 1 639
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission . . . 1 4 7 12 4 . . . 28
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . . . 3 3 1 . . . 7
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . 1 3 3 4 2 . . 13
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . . . . 8 10 14 13 2 . . 47
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . . . . 1 5 6 . . . 12
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . . . 1 4 2 2 . . . 9
- Cancer Australia . . . . . 1 5 1 . . . 7
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 1 . 1 . . . . 2
- National Blood Authority . . . . 1 4 4 . . . . 9
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . . . 4 12 10 5 . . . 31
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . 1 . . . . 1
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . 1 . 1 . . . . 2
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . 1 . 2 2 . . . 5
- Professional Services Review . . . . . . . . . . . .
Home Affairs . . 15 257 526 480 457 199 34 9 1 1978
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . . 2 6 18 24 29 15 2 2 1 99
- AUSTRAC . . . . 3 8 20 12 5 . . 48
Industry, Innovation and Science . . . 12 38 115 165 100 13 8 2 453
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . . . . . . . . . .
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development . . 1 1 6 33 56 33 6 3 . 139
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . . . . 2 . . . 2
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . 2 . . . . . 2
- National Capital Authority . . . . 1 1 3 1 1 . . 7
Prime Minister and Cabinet . 1 . 4 15 45 89 72 22 2 . 250
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 5 2 1 . 2 1 . . . 11
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies . . . 4 4 9 3 2 . . . 22
- Australian National Audit Office . . . . 1 4 2 9 2 . . 18
- Australian Public Service Commission . . . 1 4 8 10 8 2 . . 33
- Office of National Intelligence . . . . 1 6 12 7 4 1 . 31
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . 1 1 6 10 6 1 . . . 25
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . 1 1 1 1 . . . . 4
Services Australia . 2 29 172 1964 1253 719 271 43 16 3 4472
- Digital Transformation Agency . . . . 1 5 14 9 1 1 . 31
Social Services . . . 5 39 89 93 51 15 3 . 295
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . 1 1 . 1 6 2 . . 11
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 2 17 144 217 197 68 21 5 1 672
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . . . 2 7 4 2 . . . 15
Treasury . . 3 3 23 12 37 24 13 4 . 119
- Australian Bureau of Statistics . . 1 10 102 122 128 55 8 2 . 428
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . . . 6 10 38 36 45 9 1 . 145
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission . 2 . 21 4 44 61 68 27 . . 227
- Australian Taxation Office . . 7 223 367 499 449 171 4 2 . 1722
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . 1 . 2 2 . . . 5
- Productivity Commission . . . . 2 2 1 1 3 . . 9
Veterans' Affairs . . 7 16 68 116 96 48 5 . . 356
- Australian War Memorial . . . 8 4 8 6 1 . . . 27
Total . 14 164 1153 4281 4453 4315 2295 477 118 13 17283

Source: APSED

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

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019