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Workforce Overview

Actual Staffing as at 30 June 2004

Distribution of Defence Personnel

Table 5.13 Distribution of Defence Personnel by Employment Location as at 30 June 2004(1)
  NSW VIC QLD SA WA TAS NT ACT(2) O/S(3) Total
Permanent Forces(4)(5)
Navy(6) 5,483 2,117 801 75 2,645 19 533 1,374 158 13,205
Army 5,414 3,303 9,479 645 863 116 3,403 1,960 272 25,455
Air Force 4,900 1,134 2,433 1,879 398 10 1,084 1,486 261 13,585
Sub Total 15,797 6,554 12,713 2,599 3,906 145 5,020 4,820 691 52,245
Reserve Forces(5)(7)(8)
Navy 807 276 331 98 328 108 34 546 4 2,532
Army 4,707 2,837 4,192 1,280 1,822 661 664 681 38 16,882
Air Force 596 375 764 297 192 59 71 382 4 2,740
Sub Total 6,110 3,488 5,287 1,675 2,342 828 769 1,609 46 22,154
Total 21,907 10,042 18,000 4,274 6,248 973 5,789 6,429 737 74,399
APS(9) 3,757 3,990 1,587 1,951 623 97 390 6,516 117 19,028
Grand Total 25,664 14,032 19,587 6,225 6,871 1,070 6,179 12,945 854 93,427

Notes

  1. Figures in this table show actual staff numbers as at 30 June 2004 and are not average funded strengths.
  2. ACT includes personnel located at Jervis Bay.
  3. Permanent Forces and Reserves overseas represent personnel posted for long-term duty and deployments.
  4. Permanent Forces figures include paid and unpaid members.
  5. Personnel are shown in the location from which they are administered.
  6. Personnel serving in ships are included against the state or territory in which the ship is home-ported.
  7. Reserve forces figures include Reserves on continuous full-time service.
  8. Figures are Reserves with training obligations.
  9. APS figures include full-time, part-time, ongoing, non-ongoing, paid and unpaid employees.
Table 5.14 Distribution of APS Personnel by Employment Location as at 30 June 2004(1)
  NSW VIC QLD SA WA TAS NT ACT O/S(2) Total
Secretary - - - - - - - 1 - 1
Senior Executive Service(3)(4) - 5 1 9 - - - 88 3 106
Temporarily Vacant(5) - - - 1 - - - 13 - 14
SES Relief Staffing(6) - - - 0 - - - 5 - 5
Executive Levels(7) 325 692 77 687 65 6 21 1,909 81 3,863
Executive Relief Staffing(8) 32 36 15 14 5 - 1 157 - 260
Other APS Levels(9) 3,400 3,255 1,494 1,238 553 91 368 4,347 33 14,779
Total 3,757 3,988 1,587 1,949 623 97 390 6,520 117 19,028

Notes

  1. Figures in the table show actual staff numbers as at 30 June 2004 and include personnel who are on some form of unpaid leave.
  2. Overseas figures represent personnel posted for long and short-term duty as at 30 June 2004.
  3. Senior Executive Service includes Under Secretary, Chief Executive Officer Defence Materiel Organisation, Deputy Secretary, First Assistant Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Chief of Division and Medical Officer 6 classifications.
  4. Figures reflect 106 officers at their substantive level.
  5. Figures reflect SES positions pending permanent filling action.
  6. SES relief staffing indicates non-SES officers who are temporarily acting in SES positions. These officers are on higher duties while the incumbents are taking leave, acting in higher positions or on secondment to other agencies.
  7. Executive levels include levels 1 and 2 and Senior Principal Research Scientists and Medical Officer Grade 4.
  8. Executive relief staffing indicates APS levels temporarily acting in executive level positions pending permanent filling action or while incumbents are taking leave, acting in higher positions or on secondment to other agencies.
  9. APS levels include Australian Public Service levels 1 to 6, information technology, professional, technical, and trade/physical officers.

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