Actual staffing

At 30 June 2008, the DMO had 5,606 APS employees and 1,586 permanent military members. The number of APS personnel recorded as employees includes full-time, part-time, ongoing and non-ongoing, and unpaid employees. This was 472 more personnel than at 30 June 2007 and represents an overall increase of approximately four per cent.

Table 4.3 DMO Personnel Comparison as at 30 June 2007 and 30 June 2008[1]
  APS Navy Army Air Force Total
Permanent APS/AFS 2006-07 5,265 281 388 783 6,716
APS Separations 537 - - - 537
APS Additions 781 - - - 781
Military Staffing Variation - 71 21 42 134
Variation 376 71 21 42 510
Total 2007-08 5,641 352 409 825 7,226

Note

  1. Figures are actual staff numbers as at 30 June 2007 and 30 June 2008. They include paid and unpaid staff but exclude locally engaged civilians overseas.

Gender & employment category

Table 4.4 shows APS personnel and DMO permanent forces by gender and employment category as at 30 June 2007 and 30 June 2008.

Table 4.4 DMO APS Personnel and Permanent Military Forces by Gender and Employment Rank/Level
APS As at 30 June 2007 As at 30 June 2008[1]
Women % Men % Women % Men %
CEO-DMO - - 1 - - - 1 -
SES 6 - 22 - 6 - 25 -
Executive Level 277 16 1086 22 319 16 1,189 23
Other APS 1,336 77 2,540 51 1,487 76 2,611 50
APS Total 1,619 93 3,649 73 1,812 92 3,827 73
Navy Total 32 2 249 5 47 2 305 6
Army Total 19 1 369 7 26 1 383 7
Air Force Total 72 4 711 14 80 4 745 14
ADF Total 123 7 1,329 27 153 8 1,433 27
Total 1,742 100 4,978 100 1,965 100 5,260 100
Table 4.5 APS Personnel by Gender and Category as at 30 June 2008
Category Gender Full-time Part-time Total
Ongoing employees Male 3,709 7 3,716
Female 1,744 14 1,758
Non-ongoing employees Male 111 - 111
Female 54 - 54
Total Male 3,820 7 3,827
Total Female 1,798 14 1,812
Total APS Personnel 5,618 21 5,639

Senior management

Table 4.6 Military Star Ranked Officers as at 30 June 2008[1]
  Service Total Star Rank[2] 2007-08
Promotions[3]
2007-08
Separations[4]
Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total
2-Star Navy 1 - 1 1 - 1 1 - 1
  Army 1 - 1 - - - - - -
  Air Force 3 - 3 - - - - - -
1-Star Navy 7 - 7 1 - 1 - - -
  Army 5 - 5 1 - 1 1 - 1
  Air Force 6 - 6 1 - 1 - - -
Total   23 - 23 4 - 4 1 - 2

Notes

  1. There are no 3-Star officers in the DMO.
  2. Officers on acting or higher duties are not included.
  3. Promotions include those officers promoted between levels.
  4. Separations include only those officers who have separated from the DMO.
Table 4.7 APS Senior Executive Service (SES) As at 30 June 2008[1] [2]
  Total SES 2007-08 Engagements[3] 2007-08 Separations[4]
Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total
SES (Band 3) 3 1 4 - 1 1 - - -
SES (Band 2) 7 2 9 2 1 3 1 1 2
SES (Band 1) 16 3 19 1 1 2 - 2 2
Total 26 6 32 3 3 6 1 3 4

Notes

  1. Figures in this table show actual staff numbers at their substantive level and officers on higher duties pending permanent filling action.
  2. Gains and losses do not reflect movement of officers between levels.
  3. Engagement figures include new engagements, promotions and transfers from other agencies for ongoing employees only.
  4. Separation figures include resignations and redundancies, and promotions and transfers to other departments for ongoing employees only.

Staff employment locations

Table 4.8 Distribution of APS and Military Personnel by Employment Location As at 30 June 2008[1] [2]
State NSW VIC QLD SA WA TAS NT ACT[3] O/S[4] Total
CEO-DMO - - - - - - - 1 - 1
SES - 2 - - - - - 28 1 31
Executive Level 211 359 65 63 43 - 8 724 35 1,508
APS 1,201 1306 279 145 170 - 33 953 11 4,098
Total APS 1,412 1,667 344 208 213 - 41 1,706 47 5,638
Navy[5] 165 12 19 16 83 - 5 42 10 352
Army[5] 12 224 96 7 - - 1 59 10 409
Air Force[5] 273 124 52 117 1 - - 164 94 825
Total 1,862 2,027 511 348 297 - 47 1,971 161 7,224

Notes

  1. Figures in the table show actual staff numbers as at 30 June 2008, include personnel who are on unpaid leave and does not reflect the DMO's average funded strengths.
  2. APS levels include information technology, professional, technical, trade/physical, officers full-time, part-time, ongoing, and non-ongoing personnel.
  3. ACT includes personnel located at Jervis Bay.
  4. Overseas figures represent personnel posted for long and short-term duty as at 30 June 2008.
  5. Permanent Forces figures include paid, unpaid members and Reserves on continuous full-time service. Personnel are shown in the location from which they are administered.

Recruitment

The DMO recruited 781 members—504 men and 277 women—in the 12 months to 30 June 2008. This amounts to an increase in new personnel compared with 2006-07. The overall recruiting achievement for 2007-08 was 15 per cent.

Table 4.9 DMO APS Recruitment 2006-07 and 2007-08
2006-07[1] NSW VIC QLD SA WA TAS NT ACT O/S Total
SES - 1 - - - - - 2 - 3
Executive Level 13 36 11 9 1 - - 61 1 132
APS 165 163 39 23 27 - 8 252 - 677
Total 178 200 50 32 28 - 8 315 1 812
2007-08[2] NSW VIC QLD SA WA TAS NT ACT O/S Total
SES - - - - - - - 6 - 6
Executive Level 13 22 7 9 3 - - 47 2 103
APS 141 196 43 14 22 - 7 249 - 672
Total 154 218 50 23 25 - 7 302 2 781

Notes

  1. Figures show actual staff numbers as at 30 June 2007.
  2. Figures show actual staff numbers as at 30 June 2008.

Separations

In the 12 months to 30 June 2008, 537 (10 per cent) APS employees separated from the DMO. This figure is a slight decrease on the 2006-07 result of 550 (11 per cent).

Table 4.10 APS Separations 2006-07 and 2007-08[1]
  Voluntary[2] Involuntary[3] Resignation/Retirement[4] Transfers[5] Total
2006-07
SES - - 2 - 2
Executive Level 13 5 76 23 117
Other Staff 136 19 261 15 431
Total APS 149 24 339 38 550
2007-08
SES - - 1 3 4
Executive Level - 3 122 21 146
Other Staff 1 28 325 33 387
Total APS 1 31 448 57 537

Notes

  1. Figures in the table show actual staff numbers as at 30 June 2008.
  2. Voluntary figures include voluntary redundancies (due to Commercial Support Program, Defence Reform Program or program initiated). Non-effective personnel (personnel on maternity leave and leave without pay) are not included.
  3. 'Involuntary' include abandonment (forfeit), breach of conduct, death, invalidity retirement, involuntary redundancies, lack of qualifications, non performance and term probation.
  4. Resignation / Retirement include completion of non-ongoing employment, resignation and retirement.
  5. Transfers include transfers/promotions to other agencies.