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Table 65: Separations of ongoing employees: agency by type of termination, 2018

Agency Retrenchment Physical or mental incapacity Inappropriately qualified Underperformance Section 29(3)* Breach of engagement condition ** Misconduct Total
Agriculture and Water Resources 60 7 . 5 . 3 3 78
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . . . . . . . .
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 3 . . . . . . 3
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 3 . . . . . . 3
Attorney-General's 6 1 . . . . 2 9
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 26 . . 1 . . . 27
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . 1 . . . 1
- Australian Financial Security Authority 2 1 . . . . . 3
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . . . . . . .
- Australian Law Reform Commission 6 . . . . . . 6
- Commonwealth Ombudsman 6 . . . . . . 6
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 19 . . . . . 1 20
- National Archives of Australia 3 . . . . . . 3
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . . . . .
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 6 . . . . . . 6
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . 1 . . . . . 1
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . . . . .
Communications and the Arts 2 1 . 1 . . . 4
- Australian Communications and Media Authority 9 . . . . . . 9
- Australian National Maritime Museum 3 . . . . . . 3
- National Film and Sound Archive 3 . . . . . . 3
- National Library of Australia 1 . . 1 . . . 2
- National Museum of Australia 14 . . . . . . 14
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . . . . .
- Old Parliament House 1 . . . . . . 1
- Screen Australia . . . . . . . .
Defence 307 41 . 8 . 5 18 379
- Defence Housing Australia 8 1 . 4 . . . 13
Education and Training 102 2 . . . . . 104
- Australian Research Council 2 . . . . . . 2
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . 1 . . . . . 1
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 1 . . . . . . 1
Environment and Energy 15 . . . . 1 . 16
- Bureau of Meteorology 22 1 . . . 1 . 24
- Clean Energy Regulator 2 . . . . . . 2
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . . . . . . .
Finance 25 1 . 1 . . 1 28
- Australian Electoral Commission 64 2 . 1 . . . 67
- Future Fund Management Agency 9 . . . . . . 9
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . . . . . . .
Foreign Affairs and Trade 72 2 . . . . 1 75
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 3 . . . . . . 3
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission 12 . . . . . . 12
Health 80 6 . 1 . . 1 88
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency 2 . . . . . . 2
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . 1 . . . . . 1
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . . . . .
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 1 . . . . . 1
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . . . . . . .
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . . . . . . .
- Cancer Australia . . . . . . . .
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand 1 . . . . . . 1
- National Blood Authority 1 . . . . . . 1
- National Health and Medical Research Council 1 . . . . . . 1
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . . .
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . . . .
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . . . .
- Professional Services Review . . . . . . . .
Home Affairs 67 15 1 4 . 1 5 93
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 4 . . . . . 2 6
- AUSTRAC 14 . . . . . . 14
Human Services 714 96 . 18 1 17 21 867
Industry, Innovation and Science 165 4 . 3 . 1 1 174
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . . . . . .
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities 36 1 . . . . . 37
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau 5 . . . . . . 5
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . . .
- National Capital Authority . . . . . . . .
Jobs and Small Business 29 2 . 1 . 1 1 34
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . . . .
- Australian Building and Construction Commission 2 . . . . . . 2
- Comcare 5 1 . . . . . 6
- Fair Work Commission 3 . . . . . . 3
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 3 . . . . . 1 4
- Safe Work Australia 7 . . . . . . 7
Prime Minister and Cabinet 82 2 . . . . . 84
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 15 3 . 2 . . 2 22
- AIATSIS . . . . . . . .
- Australian National Audit Office 1 . . . . . . 1
- Australian Public Service Commission 8 . . . . . . 8
- Digital Transformation Agency 1 . . . . . . 1
- Office of National Intelligence . . . . . . . .
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . . . . . . .
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . . . . .
Social Services 52 1 . . . . . 53
- Australian Institute of Family Studies 3 . . . . . . 3
- National Disability Insurance Agency 2 1 . 2 . 3 3 11
Treasury 6 2 . 1 . . 1 10
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 90 1 . 1 . . . 92
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 5 . . . . 2 . 7
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 38 . . 2 . . . 40
- Australian Taxation Office 580 21 . 8 . 2 7 618
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . . . . .
- Productivity Commission . . . . . . . .
Veterans' Affairs 68 9 . 1 . 1 . 79
- Australian War Memorial 3 . . . . . . 3
Total 2910 229 1 67 1 38 71 3317
                 
* Termination resulting from the failure to complete an entry level training course Section 29(3)(e)          
** Termination resulting from the failure to meet a condition of engagement imposed under subsection 22 (6) of PS Act (PS Act s29 (3)(f)) (i.e. probation, citizenship, formal qualifications, security and character clearances, health clearances)
Source: APSED                
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019