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Table 67: Separations of ongoing employees: agency by type of separation, 2017-18 and 2018-19
Agency Resignation Age retirement Retrenchment Physical or mental incapacity Termination of appointment Compulsory move to non-APS agency Deceased Total
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019
Agriculture 144 118 62 69 43 53 6 8 11 6 . . 2 3 268 257
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 6 4 6 . . 1 . . 1 . . . . . 13 5
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 16 4 2 2 . 6 . . . . . . . . 18 12
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 10 9 5 3 6 5 . . . . . . 1 . 22 17
Attorney-General's 108 72 18 16 12 2 2 2 2 1 . 77 . 1 142 171
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal 19 16 7 9 . 26 1 . . 1 . . . . 27 52
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency 1 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 4 2 . 1 . . . . . 1 . . . . 4 4
- Australian Building and Construction Commission 11 13 2 2 3 4 . . . . . . . . 16 19
- Australian Financial Security Authority 31 25 7 5 3 12 . 1 . . . . . 1 41 44
- Australian Human Rights Commission 12 13 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . 13 15
- Australian Law Reform Commission 1 . 1 . 2 6 . . . . . . . . 4 6
- Comcare 32 31 7 11 7 6 . 1 . 1 . . . . 46 50
- Commonwealth Ombudsman 6 10 . 2 3 5 . . . . . . . . 9 17
- Fair Work Commission 17 13 3 3 3 4 . . . . . . . 2 23 22
- Federal Court Statutory Agency 45 53 26 25 20 30 . 1 . 1 . . 1 . 92 110
- National Archives of Australia 7 15 7 10 1 28 . . . . . . . . 15 53
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 17 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 13
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions 41 36 6 3 12 4 . . . 1 . . . . 59 44
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 40 52 1 2 31 7 1 . 2 . . . . . 75 61
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . 1 . . . . 1 . . . . . . . 1 1
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel 5 4 3 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 9 5
- Safe Work Australia 4 5 2 . 11 3 1 . . . . . . . 18 8
Communications and the Arts 29 41 9 7 12 1 . 1 1 . . . . . 51 50
- Australian Communications and Media Authority 21 22 4 5 11 9 . . . . . . . . 36 36
- Australian National Maritime Museum 4 3 1 . 2 1 . . . 1 . . . . 7 5
- National Film and Sound Archive 1 6 2 4 7 8 . . . . . . . . 10 18
- National Library of Australia 6 21 10 13 1 3 . . . 1 . . . . 17 38
- National Museum of Australia 10 9 5 1 12 4 . 1 . . . . 1 . 28 15
- National Portrait Gallery . 4 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4
- Old Parliament House 7 1 1 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . 9 4
- Screen Australia . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1 .
Defence 696 656 404 475 252 299 30 43 24 27 . 1732 15 12 1421 3244
- Defence Housing Australia 45 35 11 10 . 10 . 1 2 3 . . . 2 58 61
Education 56 47 22 19 157 22 1 3 1 1 . . 2 . 239 92
- Australian Research Council 7 6 2 1 1 1 . . . . . . . . 10 8
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 3 8 2 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 6 9
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 71 66 32 39 22 14 2 3 3 . . . . 1 130 123
- Australian Skills Quality Authority 15 16 10 9 9 1 . 1 1 1 . . . 1 35 29
Environment and Energy 101 78 18 29 20 8 2 . 1 3 . . 1 3 143 121
- Bureau of Meteorology 32 43 32 33 27 27 1 2 2 1 . . . . 94 106
- Clean Energy Regulator 18 23 7 5 8 3 . . . . . . . . 33 31
- Climate Change Authority . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 10 5 4 1 . . . . . . . . . 1 14 7
Finance 63 52 10 18 17 31 1 1 2 2 . . 1 . 94 104
- Australian Electoral Commission 35 55 30 42 73 11 . 2 3 1 . . . 1 141 112
- Future Fund Management Agency 4 16 . 2 3 7 . . . . . . . . 7 25
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority 1 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3
Foreign Affairs and Trade 68 53 24 34 73 39 . 4 3 . . . 2 2 170 132
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 6 1 . 1 3 1 . . . . . . . . 9 3
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission 36 22 8 12 6 11 1 . . . . . . 1 51 46
Health 148 134 44 64 141 80 7 8 3 3 . . 3 4 346 293
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission . 14 . 9 . . . . . . . . . . . 23
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 7 7 1 2 . . . 1 . . . . . . 8 10
- Australian Digital Health Agency 1 3 . . . 2 . . . . . . . . 1 5
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 10 19 7 5 . . . 2 . . . . . . 17 26
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 2 5 9 2 2 1 . . . . . . . 1 13 9
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 4 1 . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 4 2
- Cancer Australia 5 13 2 . . . . . . . . . . . 7 13
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand 2 3 3 2 1 . . . . . . . . . 6 5
- National Blood Authority 3 3 2 . . 1 . . . . . . . . 5 4
- National Health and Medical Research Council 7 2 1 5 2 . . . . . . . . . 10 7
- National Mental Health Commission 2 1 . . . 1 . . . . . . . . 2 2
- Organ and Tissue Authority . 2 . 3 . . . . . . . . . . . 5
- Professional Services Review 2 . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 3 .
Home Affairs 439 425 185 261 69 46 13 17 7 13 . . 6 7 719 769
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 47 65 9 9 9 38 1 . 1 1 . . . . 67 113
- AUSTRAC 24 20 4 4 29 8 . . . . . . 1 . 58 32
Industry, Innovation and Science 156 164 52 49 163 75 2 4 6 . . . 2 2 381 294
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 2 2 3 6 . . . . . 1 . . . . 5 9
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development 46 43 17 15 36 14 1 1 1 1 . . . 1 101 75
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau 6 5 7 4 6 4 . . . . . . . . 19 13
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
- National Capital Authority 9 5 1 2 . . . . . . . . . . 10 7
Prime Minister and Cabinet 99 112 39 36 51 64 1 5 . 1 . . 2 1 192 219
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 19 18 11 12 11 13 1 3 4 2 . . 1 2 47 50
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 5 7 5 2 . . . . . . . . . . 10 9
- Australian National Audit Office 28 19 4 9 2 . . . . . . . . . 34 28
- Australian Public Service Commission 11 5 4 3 7 6 1 . . . . . . . 23 14
- Office of National Intelligence 9 4 2 5 . . . . . . . . . . 11 9
- Torres Strait Regional Authority 2 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency 5 4 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . 6 5
Services Australia 889 723 644 584 489 950 80 90 50 70 . . 15 18 2167 2435
- Digital Transformation Agency 13 21 1 6 5 . . . . . . . . . 19 27
Social Services 60 112 11 33 68 39 2 1 1 . . . 3 2 145 187
- Australian Institute of Family Studies 5 1 . 1 . 3 . . . . . . . . 5 5
- National Disability Insurance Agency 101 144 19 45 4 3 . 1 6 7 . . . . 130 200
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Treasury 66 71 11 12 4 8 3 . . 3 . . 1 . 85 94
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 89 56 9 7 90 31 4 1 1 1 . . . 1 193 97
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 42 33 5 7 6 8 . . 1 1 . . . 1 54 50
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission 100 115 19 20 67 20 1 1 1 3 . . . . 188 159
- Australian Taxation Office 413 437 221 255 532 417 22 23 14 21 . . 17 7 1219 1160
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
- Productivity Commission 8 4 4 3 2 . . . . . . . 1 . 15 7
Veterans' Affairs 43 45 77 58 41 59 10 9 2 4 . . 1 2 174 177
- Australian War Memorial 26 8 4 4 1 4 . 1 . . . . . . 31 17
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (NC) 13 5 12 3 . 2 . . . . . . . . 25 10
Total 4890 4694 2268 2475 2714 2613 199 243 157 186 . 1809 79 80 10307 12100

Source: APSED

Note: age retirements include resignations after age 55.

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019