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Table 7: All employees: agency by base classification and employment category, 30 June 2019
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 . 39 4 16 459 1526 713 1019 736 389 77 21 4 5003
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . 2 . 21 5 23 9 70 34 12 2 1 . 179
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . . . 10 18 37 50 56 31 6 1 . 209
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . 12 . 1 3 8 31 100 96 45 9 3 1 309
Attorney-General's . 33 2 8 66 176 192 299 309 197 125 29 8 1444
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . 1 1 41 71 273 64 93 68 55 4 . . 671
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . 2 2 . 8 4 . . . 16
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . . 7 4 10 21 6 2 . . 50
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . 3 8 35 24 31 25 18 4 . . 148
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . . 8 87 82 76 120 73 23 6 2 . 477
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . . 1 6 27 17 27 39 23 2 1 . 143
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . 3 . . 5 1 1 . . . 10
- Comcare . 4 1 17 40 108 116 162 119 37 5 . 1 610
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . 1 . 1 7 23 57 51 66 22 6 . . 234
- Fair Work Commission . . . 5 1 67 91 76 34 29 2 . . 305
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 1 103 205 259 193 158 165 103 10 5 . 1202
- National Archives of Australia . . 31 21 34 72 55 73 57 17 3 . . 363
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . . 10 12 27 30 13 2 2 . 96
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions . . 3 2 17 76 10 109 115 47 11 6 1 397
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . 5 107 115 299 168 104 35 10 4 . 847
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . . 4 4 16 5 2 1 . 32
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . . 7 22 12 17 22 17 6 . 103
- Safe Work Australia . 6 . . 1 2 10 34 34 15 2 . . 104
Communications and the Arts . 13 . 4 7 55 64 145 165 74 26 6 2 561
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 6 . 3 2 26 37 131 169 62 9 3 . 448
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . 1 11 26 23 27 26 10 1 . . 125
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 7 24 41 30 36 20 12 1 . . 171
- National Library of Australia . 2 . 34 48 86 70 70 64 20 5 . . 399
- National Museum of Australia . . 1 58 23 41 37 58 38 17 1 . . 274
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . 14 3 7 13 13 5 1 . . 56
- Old Parliament House . . . . 51 9 18 18 15 5 1 . . 117
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 . 1 2 1 2 . . . 7
Defence 126 223 86 567 1337 1789 2823 4851 3374 1565 89 39 10 16879
- Defence Housing Australia . . 2 . 77 184 128 107 93 84 6 4 . 685
Education . 40 . 9 46 171 269 509 580 204 54 15 5 1902
- Australian Research Council . . . 1 1 9 24 39 37 19 3 1 . 134
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . . 3 11 40 15 7 1 . . 77
Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 3 23 5 4 42 173 352 553 683 217 48 14 3 2120
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 14 20 26 76 54 19 2 . . 211
Environment and Energy . 48 141 36 200 247 325 755 621 272 54 14 4 2717
- Bureau of Meteorology 2 7 7 3 94 57 153 517 512 232 16 7 . 1607
- Clean Energy Regulator . 6 . 6 8 38 56 90 79 29 8 2 . 322
- Climate Change Authority . . 1 . . . . 2 3 1 . 1 . 8
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 30 12 19 27 39 66 45 16 3 . . 257
Finance . 31 24 236 52 135 205 273 395 162 48 14 4 1579
- Australian Electoral Commission . 2 1685 159 121 102 114 209 118 40 6 2 . 2558
- Future Fund Management Agency . . 1 2 4 30 25 34 12 40 . 4 2 154
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . . 2 12 7 6 10 11 3 4 . . 55
Foreign Affairs and Trade . 112 . . 48 59 830 653 1239 547 215 59 19 3781
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . 4 . . . 10 7 12 9 14 4 . . 60
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 6 40 27 118 202 146 42 11 2 594
Health . 40 12 38 71 441 556 1200 1249 532 110 27 9 4285
- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission . . . . 29 24 36 279 71 26 4 1 . 470
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . 1 . 1 7 16 39 21 . 2 . 87
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . . 2 5 9 23 8 5 . . 52
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 8 1 1 . 33 45 89 141 49 8 1 . 376
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . . 4 11 7 22 33 42 14 4 . . 137
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . 215 . 55 7 15 18 18 7 2 . 1 338
- Cancer Australia . . . . . 1 13 42 8 10 2 1 . 77
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 2 6 10 25 33 24 3 . . 103
- National Blood Authority . . . . . 4 11 13 21 8 2 . . 59
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . . 1 1 13 43 56 71 27 2 3 . 217
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . 3 6 9 3 . . 1 22
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . 2 . 10 9 6 1 . . 28
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . 1 2 6 12 4 1 . . 26
- Professional Services Review . . . . . 3 5 4 6 4 1 . . 23
Home Affairs 66 100 9 639 2574 2029 2669 2972 2113 726 127 37 9 14070
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . 1 2 3 25 116 110 132 275 82 14 4 . 764
- AUSTRAC . 1 . . 3 20 62 159 85 44 8 3 . 385
Industry, Innovation and Science 2 48 98 50 84 399 512 1501 1083 491 64 18 5 4355
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority . . . . 4 15 7 17 58 21 3 . . 125
Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development . 17 5 1 11 45 119 250 331 156 37 14 4 990
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . 1 1 12 24 27 40 1 1 . 107
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . 3 1 3 5 1 . . 13
- National Capital Authority . . . 14 5 6 15 8 13 8 2 . . 71
Prime Minister and Cabinet 6 41 3 7 23 191 243 560 689 273 81 28 11 2156
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 305 6 70 27 15 17 6 4 . 1 . 451
- Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies . . . 1 10 25 21 29 24 11 2 . . 123
- Australian National Audit Office . 34 4 2 3 33 50 69 72 65 21 5 1 359
- Australian Public Service Commission . 5 2 13 6 23 26 48 94 35 10 1 1 264
- Office of National Intelligence . . . . 1 11 10 62 70 64 14 6 2 240
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . 20 23 23 19 33 25 24 6 . . . 173
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 2 1 5 10 5 5 . . . 28
Services Australia 229 68 82 140 5626 12804 3140 5079 2435 805 125 33 6 30572
- Digital Transformation Agency . . 2 6 5 12 29 55 72 51 10 3 . 245
Social Services . 56 4 8 27 215 504 734 644 285 48 16 4 2545
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . 1 . 5 8 19 34 27 15 . . . 109
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 1 5 74 899 993 959 322 193 36 6 3 3491
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . . . 6 23 36 39 48 33 5 3 1 194
Treasury . 78 8 58 50 84 144 278 287 208 55 29 8 1287
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 6 41 . 114 106 499 553 745 482 146 29 14 4 2739
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . 52 19 21 27 76 196 243 299 201 35 10 1 1180
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission . 49 27 143 77 174 84 382 481 562 1 1 . 1981
- Australian Taxation Office 107 149 353 1732 2798 3253 1899 4067 3014 1312 185 29 2 18900
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . . 3 3 14 7 2 1 1 . 31
- Productivity Commission . 13 . 1 1 11 19 38 40 35 12 3 1 174
Veterans' Affairs . 14 4 30 145 193 462 427 264 104 21 8 2 1674
- Australian War Memorial . . . 5 80 35 73 67 47 21 3 . . 331
Total 547 1430 3203 4464 15433 28099 20584 32963 26009 11725 2051 587 142 147237

Source: APSED

Last reviewed: 
27 September 2019