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Table 63: Separations of ongoing employees: agency by type of separation, 2016-17 and 2017-18

Agency Resignation Age retirement Retrenchment Physical or mental incapacity Termination of appointment Deceased Other Total
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018
Agriculture and Water Resources 93 143 53 62 84 43 6 6 6 11 1 2 . . 243 267
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 9 5 3 5 . . . . . 1 . . . . 12 11
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 12 16 6 2 . . . . . . . . . . 18 18
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 15 10 3 5 14 6 . . . . 1 1 . . 33 22
Attorney-General's 96 108 8 18 14 12 2 2 . 2 3 . . . 123 142
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 15 19 6 7 1 . 2 1 . . . . . . 24 27
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 2 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 4
- Australian Financial Security Authority 25 31 8 7 3 3 . . . . . . . . 36 41
- Australian Human Rights Commission 13 12 3 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 18 13
- Australian Law Reform Commission 1 1 . 1 . 2 . . . . . . . . 1 4
- Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions 37 40 2 6 12 12 . . . . . . . . 51 58
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 59 44 14 26 31 20 . . . . . 1 . . 104 91
- National Archives of Australia 10 7 8 7 19 1 . . . . . . . . 37 15
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 10 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 16
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel 1 5 2 2 . 1 . . . . . . . . 3 8
Communications and the Arts 25 29 7 9 14 12 . . . 1 1 . . . 47 51
- Australian Communications and Media Authority 15 21 5 4 45 11 1 . 1 . . . . . 67 36
- Australian National Maritime Museum 2 4 1 1 . 2 . . 1 . . . . . 4 7
- National Film and Sound Archive 4 1 3 2 8 7 . . . . . . . . 15 10
- National Library of Australia 17 6 12 10 7 1 1 . 1 . 2 . . . 40 17
- National Museum of Australia 7 10 5 5 . 12 . . . . . 1 . . 12 28
- National Portrait Gallery 2 . . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 3 1
- Old Parliament House 4 7 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . 5 9
- Screen Australia 1 . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
Defence 642 695 408 403 181 252 36 30 21 24 27 15 . . 1315 1419
- Defence Housing Australia 45 44 4 11 2 . 1 . 2 2 1 . . . 55 57
Education and Training 74 57 21 22 13 157 4 1 2 1 2 2 . . 116 240
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 4 5 3 5 . . . . 1 . . . . . 8 10
- Australian Research Council 6 7 2 2 2 1 . . . . . . . . 10 10
- Australian Skills Quality Authority 10 15 5 10 2 9 . . 1 1 . . . . 18 35
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 8 3 . 2 10 1 . . . . . . . . 18 6
Environment and Energy 87 101 15 18 40 20 . 2 2 1 . 1 . . 144 143
- Bureau of Meteorology 35 31 38 30 15 27 1 1 3 2 . . . . 92 91
- Clean Energy Regulator 22 18 3 7 4 8 1 . . . . . . . 30 33
- Climate Change Authority 1 . . . 10 . . . . . . . . . 11 .
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 7 10 1 4 . . . . . . . . . . 8 14
Finance 58 63 11 10 35 17 . 1 3 2 . 1 . . 107 94
- Australian Electoral Commission 39 35 29 30 8 73 . . . 3 . . . . 76 141
- Future Fund Management Agency 4 4 . . . 3 . . . . . . . . 4 7
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Foreign Affairs and Trade 75 68 29 24 83 73 1 . . 3 1 2 . . 189 170
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 3 6 2 . . 3 . . . . . . . . 5 9
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission 23 37 8 9 18 6 . 1 1 . . . . . 50 53
Health 120 148 73 42 279 141 6 7 6 3 5 3 . . 489 344
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency 9 11 5 11 1 . . . 1 . . . . . 16 22
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 9 7 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 10 7
- Australian Digital Health Agency 1 1 . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 2 1
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 20 10 7 7 . . . . . . 1 . . . 28 17
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 4 2 4 9 2 2 . . . . . . . . 10 13
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 4 4 1 . 5 . . . . . . . . . 10 4
- Cancer Australia 10 5 1 2 1 . . . . . . . . . 12 7
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand 1 2 3 3 3 1 . . . . . . . . 7 6
- National Blood Authority 4 3 . 2 . . . . . . . . . . 4 5
- National Health and Medical Research Council 8 7 2 1 4 2 . . 1 . . . . . 15 10
- National Health Funding Body 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 .
- National Mental Health Commission 5 2 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 1 .
- Professional Services Review . 2 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . 1 3
Home Affairs 408 435 209 184 222 69 22 13 24 7 5 6 . . 890 714
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 45 46 12 9 9 9 1 1 1 1 . . . . 68 66
- AUSTRAC 11 22 . 4 16 29 . . 1 . . 1 . . 28 56
Human Services 878 889 740 644 251 489 89 79 65 50 26 15 . 1 2049 2167
Industry, Innovation and Science 152 155 34 51 171 163 4 2 1 6 1 1 . . 363 378
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 3 2 4 3 . . . . . . . . . . 7 5
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 56 46 27 17 19 36 . 1 2 1 . . . . 104 101
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau 4 6 6 7 4 6 . . . . . . . . 14 19
- National Capital Authority 6 9 4 . . . . . . . . . . . 10 9
Jobs and Small Business 59 72 20 32 27 22 1 2 3 3 1 . . . 111 131
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1
- Australian Building and Construction Commission 6 11 4 2 4 3 . . . . . . . . 14 16
- Comcare 34 32 12 7 13 7 . . 2 . . . . . 61 46
- Fair Work Commission 16 17 3 3 19 3 . . . . . . . . 38 23
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 34 39 2 1 24 31 . 1 1 2 . . . . 61 74
- Safe Work Australia 5 4 . 2 11 11 . 1 . . . . . . 16 18
Prime Minister and Cabinet 76 93 22 38 28 51 4 . 3 . . 2 . . 133 184
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 16 20 8 11 21 11 1 1 1 4 2 1 . . 49 48
- Australian National Audit Office 23 28 8 1 4 5 1 . . . . . . . 36 34
- Australian Public Service Commission 8 11 5 4 14 7 . 1 . . . . . . 27 23
- Commonwealth Ombudsman 12 6 2 . 5 3 . . . . . . . . 19 9
- Digital Transformation Agency 3 13 1 1 . 5 . . . . . . . . 4 19
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security 1 . . . 1 . . 1 . . . . . . 2 1
- Office of National Assessments 2 9 6 2 . . . . 1 . . . . . 9 11
- Torres Strait Regional Authority 3 2 . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 4 2
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency 2 5 . 1 . . . . . . . . . . 2 6
Social Services 56 60 12 11 100 64 4 2 . 1 2 3 . . 174 141
- Australian Institute of Family Studies 5 5 2 . . . . . . . . . . . 7 5
- National Disability Insurance Agency 85 101 21 20 3 4 . . 2 6 . . . . 111 131
Treasury 44 66 10 11 19 4 . 3 . . . 1 . . 73 85
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 84 89 20 9 191 90 1 4 2 1 1 . . . 299 193
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 53 42 2 5 9 6 . . . 1 1 . . . 65 54
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 74 100 12 19 20 67 . 1 1 1 . . . . 107 188
- Australian Taxation Office 305 408 158 214 299 319 36 22 25 16 12 14 . . 835 993
- Productivity Commission 12 8 . 4 . 2 . . . . . 1 . . 12 15
Veterans' Affairs 44 43 57 77 37 41 2 10 2 2 1 1 . . 143 174
- Australian War Memorial 14 26 3 4 . 1 1 . . . . . . . 18 31
OFWBII (NC) 9 . . . 4 . . . . . . . . . 13 .
Total 4462 4863 2254 2247 2521 2500 229 197 190 159 97 75 . 1 9753 10042
Source: APSED
 
Note: age retirements include resignations after age 55.
Last reviewed: 
27 September 2018