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Table 5: Ongoing employees: agency by base classification and employment category, 30 June 2019
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
Agriculture . 39 2 6 307 1304 670 929 722 379 77 20 4 4459
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . 2 . 2 3 21 9 68 34 12 2 1 . 154
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . . . 10 16 34 46 52 25 6 1 . 190
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . 12 . 1 3 6 27 92 87 41 8 3 1 281
Attorney-General's . 33 2 3 27 123 163 271 285 185 122 28 6 1248
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . 1 1 8 34 205 56 85 59 30 4 . . 483
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . 1 1 . 7 2 . . . 11
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . . 3 3 10 17 6 2 . . 41
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . 1 3 28 23 26 23 16 4 . . 124
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . . 8 76 65 73 115 73 23 6 2 . 441
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . . . 1 18 10 22 28 19 2 1 . 101
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . . . 3 . 1 . . . 4
- Comcare . 4 1 11 31 89 110 154 113 36 5 . 1 555
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . 1 . . 5 21 46 49 61 22 6 . . 211
- Fair Work Commission . . . 4 1 46 48 76 33 29 2 . . 239
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 1 28 138 119 128 124 145 84 10 4 . 781
- National Archives of Australia . . 15 9 20 60 51 66 55 17 3 . . 296
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . . 5 7 23 26 12 2 2 . 77
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions . . 3 2 17 68 10 105 113 46 11 5 1 381
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . 2 63 106 291 167 101 33 10 4 . 777
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . . 4 4 16 5 2 1 . 32
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . . 6 21 12 17 21 17 5 . 99
- Safe Work Australia . 6 . . 1 2 9 34 33 14 2 . . 101
Communications and the Arts . 13 . 3 6 47 60 138 162 74 26 6 2 537
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 6 . . 2 23 35 118 162 61 9 3 . 419
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . . 8 19 14 21 17 7 . . . 86
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 2 16 34 27 35 18 12 1 . . 145
- National Library of Australia . 2 . 18 43 73 62 65 60 19 5 . . 347
- National Museum of Australia . . 1 42 13 33 26 50 28 17 1 . . 211
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . 8 2 3 11 12 4 . . . 40
- Old Parliament House . . . . 12 7 14 10 9 5 1 . . 58
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 . 1 2 1 2 . . . 7
Defence 121 223 62 540 1311 1756 2798 4809 3358 1552 88 37 9 16664
- Defence Housing Australia . . . . 67 167 118 96 84 76 6 3 . 617
Education . 40 . 6 39 150 255 488 568 201 54 15 5 1821
- Australian Research Council . . . 1 . 8 24 38 37 19 3 1 . 131
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . . 3 10 38 15 6 1 . . 73
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 3 23 5 3 34 162 341 543 674 213 48 14 3 2066
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 9 16 21 64 49 17 2 . . 178
Environment and Energy . 48 5 20 59 142 277 663 589 256 52 12 4 2127
- Bureau of Meteorology 2 7 6 3 74 47 145 458 442 205 15 6 . 1410
- Clean Energy Regulator . 6 . 6 7 31 52 89 76 28 8 2 . 305
- Climate Change Authority . . 1 . . . . 2 3 1 . 1 . 8
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 2 10 16 24 35 62 43 16 3 . . 211
Finance . 31 23 26 45 119 202 269 390 159 48 13 4 1329
- Australian Electoral Commission . 2 . 113 110 78 98 186 108 35 6 2 . 738
- Future Fund Management Agency . . . 2 2 27 25 33 11 38 . 4 2 144
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . . . 10 7 6 9 10 3 4 . . 49
Foreign Affairs and Trade . 112 . . 48 58 798 645 1217 541 208 54 14 3695
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . . . . . 7 7 9 9 2 2 . . 36
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 1 28 19 109 192 138 33 9 2 531
Health . 40 12 15 62 393 537 1164 1229 519 106 27 7 4111
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission . . . . 28 22 28 260 70 24 4 . . 436
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . . . 1 5 11 33 20 . 2 . 72
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . . 2 5 9 23 8 5 . . 52
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 8 1 1 . 33 45 87 141 49 8 1 . 374
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . . 3 11 6 17 27 39 14 4 . . 121
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . . . . 6 7 14 17 7 2 . 1 54
- Cancer Australia . . . . . 1 10 33 6 8 2 1 . 61
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 2 5 8 24 30 20 3 . . 92
- National Blood Authority . . . . . 1 11 13 19 8 2 . . 54
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . . 1 1 10 35 54 70 25 2 3 . 201
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . 3 6 9 3 . . . 21
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . 2 . 7 8 5 1 . . 23
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . 1 1 5 12 4 1 . . 24
- Professional Services Review . . . . . 3 4 4 6 4 1 . . 22
Home Affairs 66 100 9 59 2464 1961 2662 2959 2100 720 127 36 9 13272
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . 1 2 3 24 108 104 129 269 80 14 4 . 738
- AUSTRAC . 1 . . 3 19 55 145 79 38 7 3 . 350
Industry, Innovation and Science 2 48 10 9 68 294 473 1416 1047 479 63 17 4 3930
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . . 1 12 6 12 47 21 3 . . 102
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development . 17 4 . 11 40 115 247 322 150 37 13 4 960
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . . 1 11 24 25 34 1 . . 96
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . 2 1 2 5 1 . . 11
- National Capital Authority . . . 3 2 6 14 7 13 7 2 . . 54
Prime Minister and Cabinet 6 41 2 2 17 161 223 524 650 263 78 26 10 2003
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 50 4 31 9 5 10 4 2 . 1 . 116
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies . . . 1 10 24 20 27 22 10 2 . . 116
- Australian National Audit Office . 34 . 1 2 31 48 68 69 64 21 5 1 344
- Australian Public Service Commission . 5 1 2 3 16 24 43 55 28 10 1 1 189
- Office of National Intelligence . . . . . 9 9 58 68 58 14 5 1 222
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . . 6 . 10 10 11 12 4 . . . 53
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 1 1 3 9 4 4 . . . 22
Services Australia 229 68 82 113 3206 12787 3132 5067 2434 802 125 31 5 28081
- Digital Transformation Agency . . 2 6 4 12 28 52 64 49 8 3 . 228
Social Services . 56 4 8 22 193 479 716 633 278 48 16 4 2457
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . . 1 2 1 8 14 8 . . . 34
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 1 5 42 563 736 825 243 153 29 4 3 2604
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . . . 6 22 35 38 45 29 5 3 . 183
Treasury . 78 . 34 32 70 131 266 277 200 53 27 7 1175
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 6 41 . 3 26 340 517 693 458 138 28 13 4 2267
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . 52 . 1 16 71 182 231 291 193 35 10 1 1083
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission . 49 17 103 75 112 73 320 424 518 1 1 . 1693
- Australian Taxation Office 107 149 23 436 2629 3211 1887 4027 2986 1283 184 28 2 16952
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . . 3 3 14 7 2 1 1 . 31
- Productivity Commission . 13 . . 1 11 15 36 36 34 11 2 1 160
Veterans' Affairs . 14 4 29 116 180 447 421 263 104 20 8 2 1608
- Australian War Memorial . . . 5 42 31 70 61 41 18 3 . . 271
Total ongoing 542 1426 354 1733 11640 26176 19503 31724 25160 11259 1999 551 125 132192

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019