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Unscheduled absence results from the State of the Service Report 2014-15 data

APS absence rates for small agencies arranged from highest to lowest in total absence

Small agency Sick leave Carer’s leave Miscellaneous leave Total Personal and Miscellaneous leave rate 2014–15 Total Personal and Miscellaneous leave rate 2013–14
National Film and Sound Archive of Australia 14.2 5.8 0.8 20.9 14.5
Australian Research Council 11.7 3.1 1.2 16 14.5
Royal Australian Mint 12.5 3.1 0.4 15.9 12.3
Office of Parliamentary Counsel 11.2 2.4 0.7 14.4 13.7
Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate 11.6 2.5 0.2 14.3 14.5
Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman 10.7 2.7 0.8 14.2 13
Australian Institute of Family Studies 9.8 2 2.1 13.9 10.4
Social Security Appeals Tribunal 12 1.4 0.3 13.7 13.1
National Health and Medical Research Council 10.4 2.9 0.4 13.7 13.9
CrimTrac Agency 10.6 2.5 0.3 13.4 13.3
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 10.1 3 0.1 13.2 11.5
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 13 0 0.1 13.1 **
Organ and Tissue Authority 10.7 0.7 1.2 12.6 9.6
Australian Skills Quality Authority 10.2 1.7 0.3 12.2 11.5
Safe Work Australia 9 2.6 0.4 12 12.5
Australian Transport Safety Bureau 9.4 2.5 0 11.9 10.5
Australian Public Service Commission 9.9 1.6 0.3 11.7 9.9
National Blood Authority 8.6 2.6 0.2 11.4 9.2
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner 8.4 2.1 0.5 11 10.6
Food Standards Australia New Zealand 7.6 2.4 0.8 10.8 13.6
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency 8.4 1.8 0.4 10.5 7.2
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 8.4 1.2 0.7 10.3 7.7
Torres Strait Regional Authority 9.8 0 0.4 10.2 *
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission 8.5 1.3 0.3 10.1 10.2
Australian Fisheries Management Authority 7.4 2.2 0.3 10 11
Workplace Gender Equality Agency 8.9 0.6 0.3 9.9 **
Australian Institute of Criminology 9 0.7 0 9.6 9.5
Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House 7.8 1.1 0.6 9.6 8.7
Australian National Maritime Museum 7.8 1.2 0.5 9.5 8.4
Cancer Australia 7.6 1.2 0.6 9.4 7.4
National Portrait Gallery of Australia 6.9 2.1 0.2 9.2 12.5
National Health Performance Authority 7.4 1.2 0.4 9 8.1
Productivity Commission 6.5 2.3 0.1 9 7.8
Administrative Appeals Tribunal 6.6 1.9 0.4 9 12.3
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency 6.7 2 0.3 8.9 10.4
Australian Human Rights Commission 6.6 1.7 0.4 8.7 9.5
Office of National Assessments 6.5 1.6 0.1 8.3 8.5
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 6.6 1.5 0.1 8.2 12.1
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 5.5 2.1 0.4 8 8.9
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 6.3 1.1 0.6 8 7.3
Australian Office of Financial Management 4.1 3.5 0.2 7.8 9.4
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority 5.5 1.3 0.4 7.2 8
Commonwealth Grants Commission 4.9 2 0.3 7.1 6.6
National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority 5.3 1 0.2 6.6 7.8
Climate Change Authority 4.4 0.7 0.2 5.2 ***
Future Fund Management Agency 2.9 0.7 0.2 3.7 4.3

* Indicates an agency unable to report for the entire 2013-14 period.
** Indicates an agency unable to disaggregate data
*** Indicates data is unavailable

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Table 2.

APS absence rates for medium agencies arranged from highest to lowest in total absence

Medium agency Sick leave Carer’s leave Miscellaneous leave Total Personal and Miscellaneous leave rate 2014-15 Total Personal and Miscellaneous leave rate 2013-14
Aboriginal Hostels Limited 16.1 0 5.7 21.9 15.7
Clean Energy Regulator 12.1 2.9 0.2 15.2 16.7
ComSuper 11.9 2.5 0.7 15.1 13.6
Australian Electoral Commission 11.8 2.7 0.3 14.7 13.3
Comcare 11.6 2.2 0.6 14.4 14
Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal 11.5 1.8 0.7 14 13.8
National Library of Australia 10.7 2.7 0.4 13.9 13.8
National Archives of Australia 10.1 3.4 0.3 13.8 15.1
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency 11.5 2.3 0 13.8 5.5
Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 10.8 2.4 0.5 13.6 13.6
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre 9.8 2.8 0.3 12.9 12
Australian Communications and Media Authority 9.3 2.7 0.6 12.6 12.6
Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions 9.8 2.2 0.4 12.4 11.3
National Museum of Australia 8.7 2.9 0.5 12.1 10.7
Family Court and Federal Circuit Court 9.6 1.7 0.6 11.9 10.7
Australian Financial Security Authority 8.2 2.1 1.6 11.9 12.3
National Disability Insurance Agency 10.1 1.4 0.2 11.7 7.9
Department of Communications 9.4 2.2 0.1 11.7 10.9
Fair Work Commission 8.7 1.8 0.6 11 10.9
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 8.4 1.8 0.6 10.9 12.1
Defence Housing Australia 8.2 2 0.6 10.8 9.5
Australian National Audit Office 7.7 2.5 0.5 10.6 9.8
Australian Crime Commission 8.4 1.9 0.2 10.5 11.1
Australian War Memorial 7.9 2.3 0.2 10.4 10.8
Australian Trade Commission 7.8 1.9 0.4 10.1 10.1
Federal Court of Australia 8.5 1.3 0.2 10 9.7
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority 8.5 1.2 0.2 9.9 10.3
Geoscience Australia 7.1 2.1 0.4 9.5 9.6
Murray-Darling Basin Authority 6.4 2.3 0.6 9.4 12
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 7.3 1.6 0.3 9.2 10.3
Department of the Treasury 6.6 1.8 0.4 8.8 8.5

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Table 3.

APS absence rates for large agencies arranged from highest to lowest in total absence

Large agency Sick leave Carer’s leave Miscellaneous leave Total Personal and Miscellaneous leave rate 2014-15 Total Personal and Miscellaneous leave rate 2013-14
Department of Human Services 12.1 2.1 0.6 14.7 14.6
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development 10.9 3 0.8 14.7 14.1
Department of Social Services 11.6 2.5 0.5 14.6 13.4
Department of Agriculture 11.1 2.6 0.6 14.2 13.8
Australian Taxation Office 11.6 2.1 0.4 14.1 14.3
Department of Veterans’ Affairs 11.7 1.9 0.3 13.9 13
Department of Education 10.4 3 0.4 13.8 *
Department of Finance 9.8 2.7 0.4 12.9 12.2
Department of Health 9.9 2.4 0.7 12.9 13.1
Department of Immigration and Border Protection 10.3 2.1 0.2 12.7 13.1
Department of Employment 9.5 2.6 0.3 12.4 *
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 9.8 2.1 0.5 12.4 11.5
Australian Bureau of Statistics 9.7 2.2 0.5 12.4 12.3
IP Australia 9.4 2.5 0.4 12.2 11.5
Department of Defence 9.5 1.9 0.5 11.9 11
Department of the Environment 9.5 2 0.3 11.8 12.7
Attorney-General’s Department 8.9 2 0.4 11.3 11.7
Department of Industry and Science 8.8 2 0.3 11 12.2
Bureau of Meteorology 7 2.4 0 9.4 7.3
Australian Securities and Investments Commission 7 1.6 0.5 9.1 9.9
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 6.1 2.5 0.2 8.8 9.3

* Indicates an agency unable to report for the entire 2013-14 period.

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