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Table 64: Separations of ongoing employees: agency by type of separation, 2017 and 2018

Agency Resignation Age retirement Retrenchment Physical or mental incapacity Termination of appointment Compulsory move to non-APS agency Deceased Total
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018
Agriculture and Water Resources 117 130 54 66 31 60 7 7 10 11 . . 2 1 221 275
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 8 5 3 4 . . . . 1 . . . . . 12 9
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 12 11 3 1 . 3 . . . . . . . . 15 15
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 17 8 6 2 12 3 . . . . . . 2 . 37 13
Attorney-General's 91 95 12 20 17 6 3 1 . 2 . 77 2 . 125 201
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 13 19 9 6 . 26 1 . . 1 . . . . 23 52
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 2 3 . 1 . . . . . 1 . . . . 2 5
- Australian Financial Security Authority 27 32 2 10 3 2 . 1 . . . . . 1 32 46
- Australian Human Rights Commission 14 11 3 2 . . . . . . . . . . 17 13
- Australian Law Reform Commission 1 . . 1 . 6 . . . . . . . . 1 7
- Commonwealth Ombudsman 9 8 2 . 4 6 . . . . . . . . 15 14
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 57 50 20 23 21 19 . . . 1 . . 1 . 99 93
- National Archives of Australia 7 11 5 11 19 3 . . . . . . . . 31 25
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 10 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 15
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 33 39 2 5 12 6 . . . . . . . . 47 50
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . 1 . . 1 . . . . . . 1 1
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel 2 6 2 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 5 7
Communications and the Arts 26 41 12 7 19 2 . 1 . 1 . . 1 . 58 52
- Australian Communications and Media Authority 14 24 6 6 23 9 . . 1 . . . . . 44 39
- Australian National Maritime Museum 3 3 . 1 . 3 . . . . . . . . 3 7
- National Film and Sound Archive 3 6 3 1 4 3 . . . . . . . . 10 10
- National Library of Australia 13 18 11 11 5 1 1 . 1 1 . . 1 . 32 31
- National Museum of Australia 6 16 4 2 1 14 . . . . . . 1 . 12 32
- National Portrait Gallery 2 3 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3
- Old Parliament House 7 4 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . 8 6
- Screen Australia . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1 .
Defence 671 671 418 436 248 307 31 41 15 31 . 1732 18 16 1401 3234
- Defence Housing Australia 52 38 9 11 2 8 . 1 1 4 . . 1 2 65 64
Education and Training 52 55 23 14 66 102 3 2 2 . . . 2 . 148 173
- Australian Research Council 7 7 4 . 1 2 . . . . . . . . 12 9
- Australian Skills Quality Authority 10 20 4 14 11 . . 1 2 . . . . 1 27 36
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 2 6 2 1 2 1 . . . . . . . . 6 8
Environment and Energy 92 94 17 23 33 15 2 . 3 1 . . 1 1 148 134
- Bureau of Meteorology 28 39 36 28 31 22 1 1 5 1 . . . . 101 91
- Clean Energy Regulator 21 15 5 7 10 2 1 . . . . . . . 37 24
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 7 7 1 4 . . . . . . . . . 1 8 12
Finance 59 66 10 18 33 25 1 1 2 2 . . 1 . 106 112
- Australian Electoral Commission 29 50 26 34 28 64 . 2 2 1 . . . . 85 151
- Future Fund Management Agency 6 9 . 2 . 9 . . . . . . . . 6 20
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Foreign Affairs and Trade 66 59 30 34 78 72 . 2 2 1 . . 1 3 177 171
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 5 4 1 1 1 3 . . . . . . . . 7 8
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission 28 34 5 13 12 12 1 . . . . . . . 46 59
Health 127 150 51 49 336 80 6 6 6 2 . . 4 5 530 292
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency 5 15 13 6 1 2 . . 1 . . . . . 20 23
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 7 11 2 . . . . 1 . . . . . . 9 12
- Australian Digital Health Agency . 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 13 15 3 8 . . . 1 . . . . 1 . 17 24
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 3 3 8 5 3 . . . . . . . . . 14 8
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 4 5 . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 5 5
- Cancer Australia 6 10 1 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 8 11
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand 3 1 4 2 3 1 . . . . . . . . 10 4
- National Blood Authority 4 2 2 . . 1 . . . . . . . . 6 3
- National Health and Medical Research Council 7 6 2 2 4 1 . . 1 . . . . . 14 9
- National Health Funding Body 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 .
- National Mental Health Commission 3 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2
- Organ and Tissue Authority . 2 . 3 . . . . . . . . . . . 5
- Professional Services Review 2 . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . 2 1
Home Affairs 393 449 197 235 68 67 16 15 12 11 . . 2 10 688 787
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 36 60 14 6 18 4 1 . . 2 . . . . 69 72
- AUSTRAC 11 29 2 6 30 14 . . . . . . 1 . 44 49
Human Services 855 850 694 632 354 714 78 96 59 57 . . 14 17 2054 2366
Industry, Innovation and Science 164 172 39 57 139 165 3 4 2 5 . . 1 1 348 404
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 2 3 2 7 . . . . . . . . . . 4 10
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 49 46 30 14 19 36 1 1 2 . . . . 1 101 98
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau 5 5 11 5 8 5 . . . . . . . . 24 15
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
- National Capital Authority 9 5 2 2 . . . . . . . . . . 11 7
Jobs and Small Business 57 71 28 32 25 29 . 2 2 3 . . . 1 112 138
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 2
- Australian Building and Construction Commission 10 10 5 1 7 2 . . . . . . . . 22 13
- Comcare 34 32 11 7 14 5 . 1 1 . . . . . 60 45
- Fair Work Commission 10 17 2 3 10 3 . . . . . . . . 22 23
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 39 37 1 1 29 3 1 . 1 1 . . . . 71 42
- Safe Work Australia 4 6 1 1 10 7 1 . . . . . . . 16 14
Prime Minister and Cabinet 88 113 33 36 32 82 2 2 1 . . . . 2 156 235
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 19 21 14 6 20 15 2 3 3 4 . . 1 2 59 51
- AIATSIS 7 5 4 4 . . . . 1 . . . . . 12 9
- Australian National Audit Office 30 25 6 5 2 1 . . . . . . . . 38 31
- Australian Public Service Commission 10 10 4 5 6 8 1 . . . . . . . 21 23
- Digital Transformation Agency 9 16 2 4 4 1 . . . . . . . . 15 21
- Office of National Intelligence 7 7 3 3 . . . . 1 . . . . . 11 10
- Torres Strait Regional Authority 3 2 . . 1 . . . . . . . . . 4 2
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency 3 4 . 2 . . . . . . . . . . 3 6
Social Services 67 76 10 22 87 52 4 1 1 . . . 3 1 172 152
- Australian Institute of Family Studies 8 1 2 . . 3 . . . . . . . . 10 4
- National Disability Insurance Agency 99 122 20 38 5 2 . 1 3 8 . . . . 127 171
Treasury 56 71 10 11 10 6 1 2 . 2 . . . 1 77 93
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 77 68 11 6 188 90 3 1 1 1 . . . 1 280 167
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 45 39 2 5 5 5 . . . 2 . . . . 52 51
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 73 104 12 21 54 38 1 . . 2 . . . . 140 165
- Australian Taxation Office 370 442 191 250 192 580 30 21 19 17 . . 18 9 820 1319
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
- Productivity Commission 13 5 1 5 2 . . . . . . . 1 . 17 10
Veterans' Affairs 34 43 58 74 33 68 7 9 3 2 . . 1 2 136 198
- Australian War Memorial 18 15 4 3 1 3 1 . . . . . . . 24 21
Total 4528 4944 2265 2409 2451 2910 211 229 167 178 . 1809 81 79 9703 12558
                                 
Source: APSED                                
                                 
Note: age retirements include resignations after age 55.                              
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019