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Table 4: Ongoing employees: agency by base classification and employment category, 31 December 2016

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
Source: APSED
Agriculture and Water Resources . 2 3 17 422 1357 628 891 664 381 68 17 4 4454
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 1 . . 3 1 32 9 69 39 14 1 1 . 170
- APVMA . . . . 9 15 21 55 54 22 3 . . 179
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 1 . . 3 1 22 38 88 73 40 8 4 1 279
Attorney-General's 1 32 4 9 54 181 190 427 364 234 134 28 6 1664
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . . 1 14 46 165 54 84 53 32 4 . . 453
- ACLEI . . . . . 1 7 7 11 6 2 . . 34
- AUSTRAC . 1 . . 7 20 41 111 91 55 8 2 . 336
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . 4 2 1 30 100 115 133 285 78 13 3 1 765
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . . 12 101 70 63 117 79 27 7 . . 476
- Australian Human Rights Commission . 4 . . 3 19 4 25 19 16 2 1 . 93
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . 2 . 2 3 4 1 . . 12
- Commonwealth DPP . . 2 7 26 110 38 34 124 49 13 5 . 408
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 1 41 151 140 153 144 134 81 10 3 . 858
- National Archives of Australia . . 15 18 30 60 61 69 55 20 4 . . 332
- OAIC . . . . . 5 6 32 19 8 2 1 . 73
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . 1 8 23 12 8 26 16 3 1 98
Communications and the Arts . . . 1 7 55 70 145 162 74 22 8 2 546
- ACMA . . . . 1 21 32 124 148 54 9 4 . 393
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . . 8 24 13 21 18 8 . . . 92
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 3 20 30 28 34 22 9 2 . . 148
- National Library of Australia . 2 . 22 61 78 67 73 65 21 5 . . 394
- National Museum of Australia . . . 30 10 35 32 45 26 18 3 . . 199
- National Portrait Gallery . . . 1 7 4 7 6 12 4 . . . 41
- Old Parliament House . . . . 14 7 10 14 12 6 1 . . 64
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 . 1 2 2 2 . . . 8
Defence 120 248 83 829 1593 1867 3157 5052 3469 1588 94 34 7 18141
- Defence Housing Australia . . . . 78 170 89 101 85 59 5 3 . 590
Education and Training 9 3 . 2 34 159 257 549 577 201 47 12 5 1855
- AIATSIS . . . 1 14 31 26 26 22 8 1 . . 129
- Australian Research Council . . . 1 . 4 25 28 45 16 1 1 . 121
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 7 9 27 51 46 22 2 . . 164
- TEQSA . . . . . 1 6 14 12 5 . . . 38
Employment 8 4 . 2 41 233 315 553 590 191 44 15 2 1998
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . . . 1 4 3 . . . 8
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . 2 6 19 24 31 25 13 6 . . 126
- Comcare . 5 1 20 48 102 126 159 115 39 6 . 1 622
- Fair Work Commission . . . 4 5 38 31 96 21 37 4 . . 236
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . 6 65 127 269 149 89 30 8 3 1 747
- Safe Work Australia . 4 . . 1 4 12 27 34 10 2 1 . 95
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 1 1 5 9 3 5 . . . 24
Environment . . 9 27 73 224 322 697 535 248 51 11 4 2201
- Bureau of Meteorology 4 1 4 8 113 55 181 420 423 208 18 5 . 1440
- Clean Energy Regulator . . . 3 8 32 61 78 83 39 8 3 . 315
- Climate Change Authority . . . . . . 1 1 . 1 . 1 . 4
- GBRMPA . . 3 13 16 28 26 52 37 13 3 . . 191
Finance . 1 4 28 64 157 217 308 430 202 62 14 4 1491
- Australian Electoral Commission . . . 126 131 74 99 201 128 33 8 2 . 802
- Future Fund Management Agency . . . 3 3 29 28 24 7 38 . 3 1 136
Foreign Affairs and Trade 2 76 . 6 47 158 778 632 1212 566 183 55 8 3723
- ACIAR . . . . . 12 7 5 7 1 1 . . 33
- AUSTRADE . . . . 4 39 18 100 172 144 42 14 3 536
Health . 40 12 30 114 482 739 1478 1308 547 103 32 7 4892
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . . . 29 19 23 110 11 5 3 . . 200
- ACSQHC . . . . . 2 7 15 38 17 . 2 . 81
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . 1 3 3 4 7 6 1 . . 25
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 10 . 1 2 23 37 99 107 33 8 1 . 321
- ARPANSA . . . 7 12 4 18 26 37 19 4 . . 127
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . . . 1 9 6 8 10 4 2 . . 40
- Cancer Australia . . . . . . 9 26 11 5 2 1 . 54
- FSANZ . . . . 1 5 10 20 37 23 1 . . 97
- National Blood Authority . . . . 1 4 12 7 23 5 1 . . 53
- NHMRC . . . 1 7 16 35 44 58 24 4 1 . 190
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . 1 3 3 6 3 . . . 16
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . 1 2 2 3 3 1 . . 12
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . . 2 6 10 4 1 1 . 24
- Professional Services Review . . . . . 2 4 4 2 5 . . . 17
Human Services 203 1 126 189 3942 14031 3421 5507 2489 857 124 27 8 30925
Immigration and Border Protection 76 1 21 32 3088 1940 2746 2782 1842 586 105 29 6 13254
Industry, Innovation and Science 19 55 1 21 80 353 484 1450 999 494 61 20 3 4040
- NOPSEMA . . . . 2 12 5 11 46 26 3 . . 105
Infrastructure and Regional Development . . . 1 17 73 202 297 323 155 39 9 3 1119
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . . 2 14 9 24 50 4 . . 103
- National Capital Authority . . . 3 5 6 6 12 10 8 2 . . 52
Prime Minister and Cabinet . 28 3 9 36 209 257 498 634 267 75 26 8 2050
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 2 . 91 16 57 15 12 21 14 2 . . . 230
- ANAO . 23 . 4 10 31 38 65 54 67 19 5 1 317
- Australian Public Service Commission . . . 4 1 25 16 46 68 27 8 . 1 196
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . . . 15 18 33 38 40 16 5 . . 165
- Digital Transformation Office . . . . . 2 11 18 32 16 4 1 . 84
- OIGIS . . . . . . 1 3 4 4 1 . . 13
- Office of National Assessments . . . . . 6 6 37 38 37 8 3 . 135
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . . 5 2 5 12 11 6 6 . . . 47
Social Services . 1 7 18 27 229 293 726 586 258 55 12 4 2216
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . 1 . 4 1 12 15 12 . . . 45
- National Disability Insurance Agency 2 . . 7 49 183 323 406 167 86 27 9 2 1261
Treasury . 41 . 40 29 74 137 274 252 198 55 28 8 1136
- Australian Bureau of Statistics . 2 2 6 48 507 552 774 486 156 29 9 3 2574
- ACCC . . . . 22 64 156 170 182 149 31 10 1 785
- ASIC . 18 22 107 95 94 80 321 388 449 2 1 . 1577
- Australian Taxation Office 11 26 53 541 3232 3044 2105 4107 3090 1354 187 24 3 17777
- Productivity Commission . 7 . . 2 10 15 32 47 34 11 3 1 162
Veterans' Affairs . 1 9 45 204 248 453 442 261 94 19 8 2 1786
- Australian War Memorial . . . 29 31 25 62 51 41 18 3 . . 260
Total ongoing 459 641 479 2380 14525 27915 20169 32100 24519 11138 1942 519 112 136898