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Table 6: Ongoing employees: agency by base classification and employment category, 31 December 2018

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 and Water Resources . . 1 6 349 1331 658 911 701 372 73 17 3 4422
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . 4 . 3 3 23 12 68 35 13 2 1 . 164
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . . . 15 15 24 46 49 23 4 1 . 177
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . 8 . 1 3 14 24 91 86 42 8 3 1 281
Attorney-General's . 26 2 4 29 132 129 269 286 183 112 26 6 1204
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . 1 1 10 26 201 53 88 60 32 4 . . 476
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . . 3 2 12 19 6 2 . . 44
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . . 8 82 68 77 110 80 23 6 2 . 456
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . . . 1 19 9 26 26 19 2 1 . 103
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . . . 2 1 3 . . . 6
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . . . 12 21 31 39 61 20 6 . . 190
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 1 33 144 119 134 131 146 83 11 5 . 807
- National Archives of Australia . . 16 14 21 64 58 68 60 20 4 . . 325
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . . 6 3 25 25 11 2 1 . 73
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions . . 3 2 19 45 12 111 123 48 14 4 . 381
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . . 3 2 14 6 1 1 . 27
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . . 4 22 19 13 21 15 5 . 99
Communications and the Arts . . . 2 6 62 50 154 166 76 23 5 2 546
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 2 . . 1 23 35 116 153 54 11 2 . 397
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . . 9 20 10 22 15 8 . . . 84
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 2 17 33 29 34 18 12 2 . . 147
- National Library of Australia . . . 18 49 73 66 63 61 18 7 . . 355
- National Museum of Australia . . . 39 14 31 26 47 26 16 1 . . 200
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . 8 3 4 9 12 4 . . . 40
- Old Parliament House . . . . 11 8 14 12 10 5 1 . . 61
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 . 1 2 1 2 . . . 7
Defence 138 256 60 593 1322 1652 2731 4738 3343 1567 81 39 7 16527
- Defence Housing Australia . . . . 68 167 118 88 90 75 6 3 . 615
Education and Training . . . 6 29 179 238 474 522 200 46 12 5 1711
- Australian Research Council . . . 1 . 7 25 35 39 21 3 . . 131
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 8 12 22 62 49 16 2 . . 171
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . . 3 9 32 17 5 . . . 66
Environment and Energy . 23 5 21 58 175 289 619 545 240 46 10 4 2035
- Bureau of Meteorology 2 . 6 5 76 49 160 463 424 208 15 6 . 1414
- Clean Energy Regulator . . . 6 6 44 60 87 78 30 6 3 . 320
- Climate Change Authority . . . . . . . 2 5 2 . 1 . 10
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 2 12 15 25 28 59 43 15 3 . . 202
Finance . 19 2 30 40 124 192 286 392 171 46 15 4 1321
- Australian Electoral Commission . . . 123 113 75 104 188 114 37 9 2 . 765
- Future Fund Management Agency . . 1 2 2 27 24 33 13 37 . 3 1 143
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . . . 13 7 7 8 7 6 3 . . 51
Foreign Affairs and Trade 1 101 . 1 49 79 797 714 1113 558 192 55 14 3674
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . . . . . 7 8 8 7 2 2 . . 34
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 2 33 17 102 185 141 33 9 2 524
Health . 2 12 16 66 479 548 1254 1225 532 98 30 6 4268
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . . . 30 17 27 131 14 10 3 . . 232
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . . . 2 4 10 34 18 . 2 . 70
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . . 2 6 8 20 6 5 . . 47
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 7 . 1 1 30 62 78 132 47 8 1 . 367
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . . 3 9 8 16 29 39 16 4 . . 124
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . . . . 5 7 13 14 5 2 . 1 47
- Cancer Australia . . . . . . 8 31 6 8 2 1 . 56
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 2 5 8 18 33 19 2 . . 87
- National Blood Authority . . . . . 1 11 10 21 7 2 . . 52
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . . 1 6 8 32 50 55 24 3 2 . 181
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . 3 3 7 4 . . . 17
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . 2 . 8 4 5 1 . . 20
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . . 1 1 10 4 1 . . 17
- Professional Services Review . . . . . 3 4 5 4 4 1 . . 21
Home Affairs 155 . 11 78 2545 2049 2670 2981 2056 715 119 40 9 13428
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . . 2 2 24 105 110 137 288 87 15 4 . 774
- AUSTRAC . . . . 4 16 48 126 72 41 6 3 . 316
Human Services 255 2 93 126 3645 13363 3091 5125 2426 802 124 34 5 29091
Industry, Innovation and Science 2 31 2 9 68 290 489 1406 993 474 63 16 5 3848
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . . 1 13 6 12 47 21 3 . . 103
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities . . . . 12 40 130 220 294 146 38 9 4 893
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . . . 15 24 25 33 1 . . 98
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . 2 1 3 4 1 . . 11
- National Capital Authority . . . 4 4 6 14 8 12 6 2 . . 56
Jobs and Small Business 2 5 3 2 44 179 339 574 640 202 46 15 3 2054
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . 1 1 . 3 2 . . . 7
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . 2 3 32 26 24 24 17 6 . . 134
- Comcare . 3 1 12 32 96 121 159 121 33 7 . 1 586
- Fair Work Commission . . . 4 3 39 45 76 33 33 2 . . 235
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . 2 71 109 288 170 97 37 9 3 . 786
- Safe Work Australia . . . . 1 6 8 31 27 14 3 . . 90
Prime Minister and Cabinet 7 36 2 5 22 162 218 519 653 261 82 26 7 2000
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 54 7 36 11 6 9 5 1 . . . 129
- AIATSIS . . . 1 10 25 16 23 17 11 2 . . 105
- Australian National Audit Office . 31 . 1 4 17 58 57 70 68 22 5 1 334
- Australian Public Service Commission . . 1 2 2 17 23 42 60 29 8 . 1 185
- Digital Transformation Agency . . . . 2 14 24 48 61 48 8 3 . 208
- Office of National Intelligence . . . . 2 7 10 45 59 56 15 4 1 199
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . . 6 . 8 10 12 9 4 . . . 49
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 1 2 3 7 3 4 . . . 20
Social Services . 3 6 10 25 191 462 723 617 280 52 16 4 2389
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . . 1 2 1 8 15 8 . . . 35
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 1 5 47 529 684 741 192 116 30 7 3 2355
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . . . . 11 13 17 24 15 5 3 . 88
Treasury . 71 . 34 35 69 101 298 264 188 53 27 7 1147
- Australian Bureau of Statistics . . . 3 34 416 490 614 452 142 32 10 3 2196
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . . . 1 19 62 198 213 259 175 35 10 1 973
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission . 30 18 108 77 102 71 319 414 510 1 1 . 1651
- Australian Taxation Office 12 2 24 546 2895 3139 1982 4182 3127 1326 181 28 2 17446
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . . . 3 16 5 3 1 1 . 29
- Productivity Commission . 5 . . 2 11 16 30 35 32 11 2 1 145
Veterans' Affairs . . 4 33 143 196 406 423 261 99 19 7 1 1592
- Australian War Memorial . . . 5 43 30 67 61 42 18 3 . . 269
Total ongoing 574 668 334 1971 12592 26910 19317 31605 24656 11221 1941 542 115 132446
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019