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Table 42: Engagements of ongoing employees: agency by major classification group, 2016-17 and 2017-18*

Agency Classification Total
Trainee & Graduate APS EL SES
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018
Agriculture and Water Resources 75 . 277 205 40 17 2 3 394 225
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 2 3 15 5 3 1 . . 20 9
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . 18 26 4 . . 1 22 27
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 10 8 6 12 5 5 2 . 23 25
Attorney-General's 45 26 145 88 18 25 1 1 209 140
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 1 . 34 61 2 2 . . 37 63
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . 1 2 5 4 . . 6 6
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . 41 31 7 2 . . 48 33
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . 4 11 . 6 . . 4 17
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . 3 . . . 3 .
- Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions . . 76 15 12 . . 1 88 16
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 47 38 21 37 1 2 69 77
- National Archives of Australia . . 9 16 . 4 . . 9 20
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . 6 7 2 1 . . 8 8
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . 8 6 1 . . . 9 6
Communications and the Arts 11 15 30 30 7 8 1 . 49 53
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 2 27 20 4 12 . . 31 34
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . 1 1 1 . . . 2 1
- National Film and Sound Archive . . 11 6 5 2 . . 16 8
- National Library of Australia 2 2 14 10 2 2 . . 18 14
- National Museum of Australia . . 4 18 6 2 . . 10 20
- National Portrait Gallery . . 2 3 1 . . . 3 3
- Old Parliament House . . 7 5 1 . . . 8 5
Defence 372 422 556 937 116 157 4 5 1048 1521
- Defence Housing Australia . . 111 50 14 19 . . 125 69
Education and Training 45 36 63 20 16 4 . . 124 60
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies . . 6 2 4 1 . . 10 3
- Australian Research Council . . 13 7 4 1 . . 17 8
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . 6 23 3 3 . . 9 26
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . 10 1 6 3 . . 16 4
Environment and Energy 29 13 99 72 10 13 1 . 139 98
- Bureau of Meteorology 12 5 51 42 27 26 1 4 91 77
- Clean Energy Regulator 5 5 19 48 4 4 . 1 28 58
- Climate Change Authority . . . . . 1 . . . 1
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 16 6 . 1 . . 16 7
Finance 21 18 64 61 9 4 . . 94 83
- Australian Electoral Commission . 5 36 83 2 9 . . 38 97
- Future Fund Management Agency . . 17 16 2 1 . . 19 17
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . 3 1 . 2 . . 3 3
Foreign Affairs and Trade 38 61 84 41 33 27 2 4 157 133
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . . 2 3 2 2 1 . 5 5
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . 23 8 24 7 3 1 50 16
Health 70 6 233 122 44 26 3 2 350 156
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . 27 16 1 3 . 1 28 20
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . 1 . 7 2 1 . 9 2
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . 1 2 1 . 2 2
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 14 17 10 9 2 6 . . 26 32
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . 5 5 4 1 . . 9 6
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . 5 2 3 3 . 2 8 7
- Cancer Australia . . 14 5 3 2 . . 17 7
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . 2 4 . . . . 2 4
- National Blood Authority . . 2 3 1 . . . 3 3
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . 15 4 2 2 . . 17 6
- National Health Funding Body . . . . 1 . . . 1 .
- National Mental Health Commission . . 3 4 1 . 1 . 5 4
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . 1 1 . . 1 1
- Professional Services Review . . 3 . . 2 . . 3 2
Home Affairs 248 248 350 271 25 37 1 13 624 569
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . . 39 49 23 28 1 1 63 78
- AUSTRAC . . 8 15 5 3 . . 13 18
Human Services 255 317 597 1921 17 16 8 7 877 2261
Industry, Innovation and Science 47 28 162 149 49 36 3 1 261 214
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . 4 . 4 1 . 1 8
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 28 22 45 34 16 13 1 2 90 71
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . 5 16 7 3 . . 12 19
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . 1 . . . . . 1
- National Capital Authority . . 8 11 4 2 1 . 13 13
Jobs and Small Business 40 29 66 77 15 19 1 . 122 125
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . 2 . . . . . 2
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . 10 10 1 4 1 . 12 14
- Comcare 3 3 57 25 5 9 1 . 66 37
- Fair Work Commission . . 16 35 3 9 . . 19 44
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 5 . 66 44 2 2 1 . 74 46
- Safe Work Australia 6 4 5 5 1 . . . 12 9
Prime Minister and Cabinet 36 34 92 61 44 26 4 2 176 123
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 46 2 4 1 . . 50 3
- Australian National Audit Office 29 27 12 18 5 8 2 2 48 55
- Australian Public Service Commission 6 6 6 9 2 4 . . 14 19
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . 32 11 4 4 . . 36 15
- Digital Transformation Agency . . 7 22 6 19 . 1 13 42
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . 1 1 . . 1 1
- Office of National Assessments . . 8 5 6 7 . 3 14 15
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . 5 4 2 . . . 7 4
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . 2 . 1 1 . . 3 1
Social Services 72 1 78 128 24 28 1 3 175 160
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . 2 . 5 . . . 7 .
- National Disability Insurance Agency 2 . 352 456 28 30 5 4 387 490
Treasury 35 42 77 56 19 15 8 3 139 116
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 43 30 5 44 3 3 1 . 52 77
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 27 40 40 90 7 22 . 1 74 153
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 21 20 88 79 62 54 . . 171 153
- Australian Taxation Office 347 5 1405 536 71 50 6 8 1829 599
- Productivity Commission 7 5 . 6 . 2 . . 7 13
Veterans' Affairs 14 15 55 24 8 7 . 1 77 47
- Australian War Memorial . . 21 33 5 3 . 1 26 37
OFWBII (NC) . . 9 . . . 1 . 10 .
Total 2023 1520 6058 6464 977 935 73 81 9131 9000
Source: APSED
 
* A number of agencies were affected by AAO changes during 2017-18. Appendixes 4 and 5 should be noted when making comparisons between the two years' data.

 

Last reviewed: 
26 September 2018