Appendix 2: Workforce statistics

Table 32 Staff (headcount) by location and classification at 30 June 2012
ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA OS
APS1 7 2
APS2 15 20 1 7 21 18 25
APS3 136 301 16 236 64 249 123
APS4 221 396 18 199 73 141 85
APS5 327 93 14 92 26 1 76 47
APS6 474 69 7 116 30 4 66 39 1
Meat Inspectors 1–4 81 77 18 4 60 26
EL1 520 25 5 26 9 1 19 13
EL2 353 14 2 17 3 10 7 9
SES 76 2 1 1 1 1 4
Total 2 130 1 002 64 771 244 10 640 366 14

Note: Headcount includes staff on leave without pay.

Table 33 Representation of diversity groups (headcount) at 30 June 2011 and 30 June 2012
Female Non-English
speaking
background
 People with
disability
Aboriginal and
Torres Strait
Islander
2010–11 2011–12 2010–11 2011–12 2010–11 2011–12 2010–11 2011–12
APS1 9 3 1 1 4 5
APS2 101 52 20 4 2 7 4
APS3 540 518 158 70 10 12 25 35
APS4 558 598 150 70 15 14 14 18
APS5 348 382 64 36 6 8 12 14
APS6 348 378 109 65 15 18 6 10
Meat Inspectors 1–4 7 4 7 3 4 3 2
EL1 306 307 63 35 10 9 1 2
EL2 180 165 45 22 5 3 2 2
SES1 28 27 5 2 1
SES2 5 4 1 1
SES3 2 2
Total 2 432 2 440 622 308 65 71 73 90

Note: Headcount includes staff on leave without pay. These figures are based on all female employees and employees who identify themselves as members of one or more diversity groups.

Table 34 Employment type (headcount) at 30 June 2011 and 30 June 2012
2010–11 2011–12
Ongoing employee full time 3 909 3 818
Ongoing employee part time 994 940
Non-ongoing employee full time 126 145
Non-ongoing employee part time 25 27
Non-ongoing employee casual 311 158
Total 5 241 5 212

Note: Headcount includes staff on leave without pay.

Table 35 Employment contractual arrangements at 30 June 2012
Type of contract Number of employees under contract
Enterprise Agreement 5 119
s.24(1) determinations 85
Common law contracts
Individual flexibility arrangements 19
Non-SES Australian Workplace Agreements 18
Total 5 241

Table 36 Department salary structure at 30 June 2012
Classification Salary range
APS1 $41 506–$46 494
APS2 $48 827–$50 762
APS3 $53 335–$57 939
APS4 $59 792–$64 899
APS5 $65 903–$71 048
APS6 $73 864–$104 306 a
EL1 $89 671–$101 182
EL2 $108 196–$139 892 b
SES $151 737–$303 091 c

Note: Remuneration negotiated through Australian Workplace Agreements or Individual Flexibility Arrangements can exceed the salary ranges for non-SES classifications. a Positions requiring mandatory veterinary qualifications can access paypoints between $87 953–$104 306. b Positions requiring mandatory veterinary or scientific qualifications can access paypoints between $128 019–$139 892. c SES salaries are determined on a case-by-case basis.

Table 37 Performance pay received in 2011–12 as assessed on 2010–11 performance
Classification No. of staff receiving
performance pay
Aggregated
amount awarded to
classifications
Average
performance
payment
Range of performance
payments
APS6 1 $3 233.10 $3 233.10 $3 233.10–$3 233.10
EL1 4 $18 512.60 $4 628.15 $3 879.60–$5 376.70
EL2 13 $76 356.45 $5 873.57 $3 356.80–$12 457.20
Total 18 $98 102.15 $5 450.12 $3 233.10–$12 457.20

Note: Performance pay provisions are only available to employees with a valid Australian Workplace Agreement in place. Performance pay arrangements are not available through the department's enterprise agreement.

Table 38 Staff age profile by classification (headcount) at 30 June 2012
Classification <20 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–64 >64 Total
<APS1 a 2 3 1 1 1 1 9
APS2 2 18 22 3 8 3 5 11 7 13 15 107
APS3 1 84 135 143 157 128 128 136 89 80 44 1 125
APS4 1 65 109 164 177 154 139 146 97 62 19 1 133
APS5 3 42 106 116 107 86 77 58 49 27 5 676
APS6 10 110 109 115 94 104 92 74 60 38 806
EL1 3 46 95 122 99 97 82 45 24 5 618
EL2 4 31 46 82 80 83 67 18 4 415
Meat Inspectors 1–4 5 9 11 14 28 57 56 50 36 266
SES1 5 5 10 10 25 7 4 66
SES2 2 5 3 5 1 16
SES3 1 2 1 4
Total 9 225 538 676 748 673 675 695 496 339 167 5 241

Note: Headcount includes staff on leave without pay. a APS 1 includes Indigenous Cadets.