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Table 8: All employees: agency by base classification and employment category, 31 December 2018

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 and Water Resources . . 3 19 507 1514 686 1004 718 381 73 18 3 4926
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority . 4 . 18 6 25 12 71 35 13 2 1 . 187
- Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority . . . . 18 16 26 53 56 27 4 1 . 201
- Murray Darling Basin Authority . 8 . 2 3 17 27 99 95 46 9 3 1 310
Attorney-General's . 26 2 18 66 176 156 287 299 192 117 27 8 1374
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . 1 1 41 69 265 64 93 65 62 4 . . 665
- Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity . . . . . 5 3 14 24 7 2 . . 55
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . . 8 90 83 81 114 81 23 6 2 . 488
- Australian Human Rights Commission . . . 1 5 29 16 33 38 23 2 1 . 148
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . . . 4 1 3 . 1 . 9
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . . . 14 30 43 46 67 20 6 . . 226
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 1 105 206 221 227 161 165 106 11 6 . 1209
- National Archives of Australia . . 28 24 34 78 61 74 60 20 4 . . 383
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner . . . . . 9 8 30 32 12 2 1 . 94
- Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions . . 3 2 20 50 12 118 125 50 14 5 . 399
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security . . . . . . 3 2 14 6 1 1 . 27
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . . 6 23 19 13 21 15 6 . 103
Communications and the Arts . . . 4 11 72 56 161 173 76 23 5 2 583
- Australian Communications and Media Authority . 2 . 3 1 27 37 128 161 55 11 2 . 427
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . 1 14 24 24 30 25 13 1 . . 132
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 6 26 37 32 35 21 12 2 . . 171
- National Library of Australia . . . 32 60 86 76 68 66 19 7 . . 414
- National Museum of Australia . . 1 69 25 44 39 56 35 17 1 . . 287
- National Portrait Gallery . . . . 16 4 9 13 13 5 2 . . 62
- Old Parliament House . . . . 45 11 17 18 16 5 1 . . 113
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 . 1 2 1 2 . . . 7
Defence 147 256 102 614 1346 1680 2755 4763 3353 1581 82 41 8 16728
- Defence Housing Australia . . 2 . 94 176 122 99 97 81 6 4 . 681
Education and Training . . . 7 47 196 247 496 535 203 46 12 5 1794
- Australian Research Council . . . 2 2 8 29 35 39 21 3 1 . 140
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 13 17 29 71 53 18 2 . . 203
- Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency . . . . . 3 10 33 17 6 . . . 69
Environment and Energy . 23 129 37 230 309 361 717 576 264 48 10 4 2708
- Bureau of Meteorology 2 . 7 5 98 62 172 537 509 232 16 7 . 1647
- Clean Energy Regulator . . . 6 10 51 64 88 78 31 6 3 . 337
- Climate Change Authority . . . . . . . 2 5 2 . 1 . 10
- Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority . . 35 15 20 26 32 62 44 16 3 . . 253
Finance . 19 2 254 49 144 195 289 398 173 46 15 4 1588
- Australian Electoral Commission . . 1334 128 117 94 113 205 122 41 9 2 . 2165
- Future Fund Management Agency . . 2 2 5 31 25 34 14 38 . 3 1 155
- Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority . . . 1 14 7 7 8 8 6 3 . . 54
Foreign Affairs and Trade 1 101 . 1 49 81 825 724 1126 561 199 57 18 3743
- Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research . 3 . . . 8 10 11 7 13 4 . . 56
- Australian Trade and Investment Commission . . . . 4 44 27 107 196 146 42 11 2 579
Health . 2 12 39 83 534 605 1319 1252 544 102 31 8 4531
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . . . 32 20 34 151 17 13 3 . . 270
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care . . . 1 . 2 5 15 40 21 . 2 . 86
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . . 2 6 8 20 6 5 . . 47
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 7 . 1 1 30 62 78 132 47 8 1 . 367
- Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency . . . 5 11 9 21 35 46 16 4 . . 147
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . 239 . 46 5 15 19 15 5 2 . 1 347
- Cancer Australia . . . . . 1 13 40 8 10 2 1 . 75
- Food Standards Australia New Zealand . . . . 3 6 10 18 35 21 2 . . 95
- National Blood Authority . . . . . 4 11 11 22 7 2 . . 57
- National Health and Medical Research Council . . . 1 6 8 32 51 55 26 3 2 . 184
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . . 4 4 8 4 . . 1 21
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . 2 . 10 6 7 1 . . 26
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . 1 2 2 12 4 1 . . 22
- Professional Services Review . . . . . 3 5 5 4 4 1 . . 22
Home Affairs 155 . 11 734 2632 2107 2680 3004 2077 720 121 41 9 14291
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . . 2 2 27 120 112 141 292 88 15 4 . 803
- AUSTRAC . . . . 5 18 55 136 80 48 7 3 . 352
Human Services 255 2 110 151 6072 13412 3102 5139 2429 807 124 36 6 31645
Industry, Innovation and Science 2 31 88 48 74 395 524 1494 1025 484 63 17 6 4251
- National Offshore Petroleum Safety And Environmental Management Authority 5 . . . 3 14 7 17 54 21 3 . . 124
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities . . 17 . 12 46 134 226 308 151 38 9 4 945
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . 1 1 15 25 26 39 1 1 . 109
- Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency . . . . . . 2 1 4 4 1 . . 12
- National Capital Authority . . . 13 7 6 16 8 13 6 2 . . 71
Jobs and Small Business 2 5 4 3 57 193 350 584 650 205 46 15 3 2117
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . 2 2 . 4 2 . . . 10
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . 3 9 34 26 29 25 20 6 . . 152
- Comcare . 3 1 22 48 113 130 172 123 33 7 . 1 653
- Fair Work Commission . . . 4 5 62 83 76 34 33 2 . . 299
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . 3 91 111 292 170 99 40 9 3 . 818
- Safe Work Australia . . . . 1 7 9 32 28 14 3 . . 94
Prime Minister and Cabinet 7 36 3 18 30 191 231 547 689 269 84 28 9 2142
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. . . 279 8 67 36 11 17 8 4 1 . . 431
- AIATSIS . . . 1 10 25 16 25 19 11 2 . . 109
- Australian National Audit Office . 31 2 1 5 20 60 60 72 68 22 5 1 347
- Australian Public Service Commission . . 2 4 4 23 24 45 99 35 8 . 1 245
- Digital Transformation Agency . . 1 . 2 15 26 51 65 49 11 3 . 223
- Office of National Intelligence . . . 1 3 9 10 53 61 61 15 5 2 220
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . 15 24 24 12 33 24 21 6 . . . 159
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 2 2 5 8 5 4 . . . 26
Social Services . 3 6 11 31 212 500 742 629 289 52 16 4 2495
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . . 7 9 17 23 29 12 . . . 97
- National Disability Insurance Agency . . 3 5 85 810 877 861 266 152 37 9 3 3108
- NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission . . . 2 . 14 14 19 26 17 5 3 1 101
Treasury . 71 2 62 52 87 113 310 272 198 58 29 7 1261
- Australian Bureau of Statistics . . 2 143 97 597 542 663 466 151 33 11 3 2708
- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . 1 19 13 26 74 210 223 270 181 35 10 1 1063
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission . 30 29 135 78 150 82 356 466 550 1 1 . 1878
- Australian Taxation Office 12 2 410 1768 3025 3186 1992 4209 3155 1356 182 30 2 19329
- Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation . . . . . . 3 16 5 3 1 1 . 29
- Productivity Commission . 5 . 1 5 11 18 34 38 34 11 2 1 160
Veterans' Affairs . . 4 35 203 226 464 432 261 101 20 7 1 1754
- Australian War Memorial . . . 5 77 33 70 70 48 19 3 . . 325
Total 588 672 2913 4692 16394 28776 20444 32822 25489 11669 2000 573 131 147163
                             
Source: APSED                            
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019