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Unscheduled Absence for APS Agencies

Agency name Sick leave Carer’s Leave Miscellaneous leave Total unscheduled absence rate 2015-16 Total unscheduled absence rate 2014-15
Aboriginal Hostels Limited 13 2.3 0.8 16.1 21.9
Administrative Appeals Tribunal 9.6 1.8 0.6 11.9 9
Attorney General’s Department 9.2 2.3 0.4 11.8 11.3
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency 12.4 2.6 0.5 15.5 13.8
Australian Bureau of Statistics 9.1 2.2 0.7 12.1 12.4
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research*** 6.6 1.5 0.3 8.5 10.3
Australian Charities and not-for-profits Commission Unable to provide data as requested for technical reasons 10.1
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 7.7 2.9 0.1 10.7 8.2
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 8.5 1.1 0.6 10.1 8
Australian Communications and Media Authority 9.6 2.7 0.3 12.6 12.6
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission*** 7.5 1.9 0.2 9.6 9.2
Australian Crime Commission*** 8.9 1.9 3.8 14.6 10.5
Australian Electoral Commission 8.3 2.3 0.4 11 14.7
Australian Financial Security Authority 8.3 2.2 0.3 10.9 11.9
Australian Fisheries Management Authority 8 3.5 0.6 12.1 10
Australian Human Rights Commission 7 2.1 0.4 9.5 8.7
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 8.5 0 0.4 8.8 13.1
Australian Institute of Family Studies 11.4 3.4 0.6 15.3 13.9
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 9 2.1 0.9 12 10.9
Australian National Audit Office 8.6 3.7 0.3 12.6 10.6
Australian National Maritime Museum 8.3 2 0.3 10.5 9.5
Australian Office of Financial Management 5.7 4.3 0.4 10.4 7.8
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 11.4 2.7 0.2 14.3 13.2
Australian Public Service Commission 8.1 2 0.7 10.8 11.7
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 6.1 1.7 0.1 8 8.9
Australian Research Council 10.3 3 2.2 15.4 16
Australian Securities and Investments Commission 7.7 1.8 0.5 10 9.1
Australian Skills Quality Authority 10.9 1.8 0.9 13.5 12.2
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 7.2 0.9 0.5 8.6 9.9
Australian Taxation Office 11.1 2.1 0.4 13.6 14.1
Australian Trade Commission 7.4 2.1 0.2 9.8 10.1
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre 7.2 2.2 0.3 9.7 12.9
Australian Transport Safety Bureau*** 10.2 2.7 0.2 13.1 11.9
Australian War Memorial 8 2.7 0.2 10.9 10.4
Bureau of Meteorology 7.9 2.5 0.3 10.6 9.4
Cancer Australia 5.9 1.1 0.1 7.1 9.4
Clean Energy Regulator 13.6 3.3 0.7 17.5 15.2
Climate Change Authority 9.8* 0.4 10.2 5.2
Comcare 12.6 2.3 0.5 15.4 14.4
Commonwealth Grants Commission*** 5.6 2 1.2 8.8 7.1
Defence Housing Australia 8.6 2.1 0.8 11.6 10.8
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources 11.8 2.7 0.5 14.9 14.2
Department of Communications and the Arts 8.7 2.4 0.4 11.5 11.7
Department of Defence 10.5 2.2 0.5 13.2 11.9
Department of Education and Training 10.3 3 0.3 13.6 13.8
Department of Employment*** 9.9 2.8 0.1 12.9 12.4
Department of Finance 9.6 2.7 0.4 12.7 12.9
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 7.5 2.4 0.2 10.1 8.8
Department of Health 10.4 2.3 0.6 13.4 12.9
Department of Human Services 12.1 2.1 0.5 14.7 14.7
Department of Immigration and Border Protection 10.2 2.4 0.6 13.2 12.7
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science 8.6 1.9 0.3 10.8 11
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development 10.1 3 0.6 13.7 14.7
Department of Social Services 10 2.5 0.4 12.9 14.6
Department of the Environment 8.6 1.9 0.4 10.8 11.8
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 10.8 2.3 0.4 13.6 12.4
Department of the Treasury 6.9 2.5 0.4 9.8 8.8
Department of Veterans’ Affairs 12.4 2 0.3 14.8 13.9
Digital Transformation Office 2.6 0.4 0 3 N/A**
Fair Work Commission 10 2.1 0.6 12.7 11
Family Court and Federal Circuit Court 7.6 1.7 0.5 9.8 11.9
Federal Court of Australia 5.4 1.1 0.3 6.7 10
Food Standards Australia New Zealand 6.3 2.9 1.6 10.8 10.8
Future Fund Management Agency 3.3 1.5 0.2 5 3.7
Geoscience Australia 8 2.1 0.5 10.5 9.5
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority*** 6.6 3 0.1 9.7 8
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Unable to provide data as requested for technical reasons 7.2
IP Australia 9.1 2.9 0.3 12.4 12.2
Murray-Darling Basin Authority*** 8.8 2.8 0.4 12 9.4
Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House 7.8 1.3 0.3 9.4 9.6
National Archives of Australia 11.8 3 0.3 15.2 13.8
National Blood Authority 4.1 0.7 0.1 4.9 11.4
National Capital Authority*** 10.7 2.7 0.9 14.3 0
National Disability Insurance Scheme 7.6 1.5 0.4 9.5 11.7
National Film and Sound Archive of Australia*** 9.8 2.7 0.7 13.2 20.9
National Health and Medical Research Council 14.4 3.3 0.6 18.3 13.7
National Library of Australia 10.7 2.6 0.4 13.7 13.9
National Museum of Australia 9.3 2.7 0.5 12.5 12.1
National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority 6.6 1.3 0.5 8.4 6.6
National Portrait Gallery of Australia 9.6 1.8 0.4 11.8 9.2
Office of National Assessments 5.4 2.4 0.4 8.2 8.3
Office of Parliamentary Counsel 11.4 2.8 0.4 14.7 14.4
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 9.1 2 0.3 11.4 8.7
Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions 9.1 1.9 0.2 11.2 12.4
Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman 9.9 2 0.2 12.1 14.2
Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate 9.5 2.7 0.3 12.5 14.3
Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 10.7 2.5 0.4 13.5 13.6
Office of the Inspector-General of Taxation 2.4 1.1 0.1 3.6 N/A**
Organ and Tissue Authority 7.5 1.1 0.7 9.2 12.6
Productivity Commission 6.5 2.5 0.3 9.2 9
Royal Australian Mint*** 8.1 3.3 7.7 19.1 15.9
Safe Work Australia 8.2 2.8 0.4 11.4 12
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 6.2 1.2 0.7 8.1 10.5
Torres Strait Regional Authority Unable to provide data as requested for technical reasons 10.2
Workplace Gender Equality Agency 7.2 1.1 0.2 8.5 9.9

***Agency provided Headcount (not FTE) data to be used in calculating unscheduled absence rates.
**Agency was outside the scope of the 2015 Agency survey
*Agency was unable to disaggregate personal leave into sick and carer’s leave

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