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Annual Report - Appendix 10: Glossary Acronyms and Abbreviations
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APPENDIX 10 - STAFFING INFORMATION


Number of APS Employees (Including Ongoing and Non-ongoing) as at 30 June 2005


Table 1: SES and Executive Professional Officers at 30 June 2005

Actual Classification
Female
Male
Total
Senior Executive Band 3
1
2
3
Senior Executive Band 2
7
11
18
Senior Executive Band 1
41
27
68
Chief Medical Officer
0
1
1
Medical Officer Class 6
1
1
2
Medical Officer Class 5
5
10
15
Senior Principal Research Scientist
1
2
3
Holder of Public Office*
2
1
3
Total
58
55
113

Includes inoperative staff.
Excludes staff on short-term acting arrangements (less than 3 months).

* Includes the Director, National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme.


Table 2: Staff numbers by Actual Classification at 30 June 2005


Female
Male
 
Classification
Full time
Part time
Full time
Part time
Total
Secretary
1
0
0
0
1
Holder of Public Office
2
0
1
0
3
Senior Executive Band 3
1
0
2
0
3
Senior Executive Band 2
9
0
12
0
21
Senior Executive Band 1
46
0
28
2
76
Executive Level 2
210
14
156
5
385
Executive Level 1
482
92
294
20
888
APS6
528
122
236
8
894
APS5
394
68
153
5
620
APS4
241
37
66
3
347
APS3
138
19
43
2
202
APS2
51
16
25
0
92
APS1
8
24
5
29
66
Medical
14
2
27
2
45
Nursing
80
10
6
0
96
Professional*
163
50
177
6
396
Research Scientist
1
1
2
0
4
Technical**
28
11
52
4
95
Other***
4
0
3
0
7
Total
2,401
466
1,288
86
4,241

* Includes Professional, Engineer, Legal Officers and Public Affairs Officers.
** Includes Information Technology Officers.
*** Includes Cadets and Graduates.


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Table 3: Distribution of Actual Staff by Unit at 30 June 2005


Female Male  
Unit
Ongoing
Non-ongoing
Ongoing
Non-ongoing
Total
Acute Care Division
165
3
72
3
243
Ageing and Aged Care Division
202
22
93
13
330
Audit and Fraud Control Branch
3
0
8
0
11
Business Group*
274
53
156
47
530
Executive
7
0
3
1
11
eHealth Implementation Group
14
7
10
3
34
Health Services
Improvement Division
226
21
58
5
310
Office for Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander Health
77
6
38
1
122
Medical and Pharmaceutical
Services Division
152
17
90
9
268
National Health and Medical
Research Council
82
19
41
8
150
Portfolio Strategies Division
92
13
47
3
155
Population Health Division
251
15
50
6
322
Primary Care Division
Therapeutic Goods
145
5
49
1
200
Administration non-trust
21
2
27
1
51
Office of Gene Technology Regulator
28
4
18
6
56
National Industrial Chemical
Notification and Assessment Scheme
16
5
14
7
42
Central Office Total
1,755
192
774
114
2,835
Australian Capital Territory Office
18
8
5
2
33
New South Wales Office
129
15
55
11
210
Northern Territory Office
42
3
14
1
60
Queensland Office
110
23
27
4
164
South Australia Office
57
5
32
0
94
Tasmania Office
30
9
11
5
55
Victoria Office
103
34
50
5
192
Western Australia Office
71
3
28
1
103
State Office Total
560
100
222
29
911
Core Department Total
2,315
292
996
143
3,746
Therapeutic Goods
Administration trust
249
11
222
13
495
Departmental Total
2,564
303
1,218
156
4,241

Non-ongoing includes casual staff.
* Includes staff in Ministers’ and Parliamentary Secretary’s Offices.

Table 4: Distribution of Actual Staff by State at 30 June 2005

State
Core
TGATrust*
Total
Australian Capital Territory**
2,803
478
3,281
New South Wales
261
7 268
Victoria
193
8 201
Queensland
170
170
South Australia
97
2
99
Western Australia
106
106
Tasmania
56
56
Northern Territory
60
60
Total
3,746
495
4,241

Non-ongoing includes casual staff.
* Includes staff in Ministers’ and Parliamentary Secretary’s Offices.


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Information on Certified Agreements and Australian Workplace Agreements



Table 5: SES and equivalent Executive Professionals with Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) current at 30 June 2005


Number of Approved AWAs
Level
Female
Male
Total
Senior Executive Band 3
1
2
3
Senior Executive Band 2
3
9
12
Senior Executive Band 1
38
21
59
Chief Medical Officer
0
1
1
Medical Officer Class 6
1
1
2
Medical Officer Class 5
4
10
14
Senior Principal Research Scientist
1
1
2
Total
48
45
93

This table includes SES and equivalent Executive Professionals who had an approved AWA and were employed by the
Department at 30 June 2005.

Table 6: Non-SES with Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) current at 30 June 2005

Level
Number of Approved AWAs
Medical Officers 1-4
15
Other non-SES staff
373
Total
388


This table includes staff who had an approved AWA and were employed by the Department at 30 June 2005.
Staff who were on leave at 30 June 2005 have been included in the figures.

Table 7: APS Levels Salary Structures

Classification
Salary Ranges as
at 1 July 2004
September 2004
3.5% increase
Executive Level 2
90,205*
93,362
Executive Level 2
88,699
91,803
Executive Level 2
85,832
88,836
Executive Level 2
78,694
81,448
Executive Level 2
74,634
77,246

Executive Level 1
72,250
74,779
Executive Level 1
68,829
71,238
Executive Level 1
65,960
68,269
 
APS 6
60,552
62,671
APS 6
59,226
61,299
APS 6
56,277
58,247
APS 6
53,674
55,553
 
APS 5
51,353
53,150
APS 5
49,978
51,727
APS 5
48,655
50,358
 
APS 4
47,265
48,919
APS 4
45,964
47,573
APS 4
44,734
46,300
 
APS 3
43,763
45,295
APS 3
41,778
43,240
APS 3
40,601
42,022
APS 3
39,483
40,865
 
APS 2
37,284
38,589
APS 2
36,247
37,516
APS 2
35,191
36,423
APS 2
34,166
35,362
     
APS 1
32,830
33,979
APS 1
31,303
32,399
APS 1
30,267
31,326
APS 1
29,233
30,256
At 20 years
26,602
27,533
At 19 years
23,679
24,508
At 18 years
20,463
21,179
Under 18 years
17,540
18,154

* Retention point for staff classified as Senior Professional Officer Engineering Grade A at the time of translation to the Australian Public Service
(APS) Classification Structure.


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Table 8: Professional 1 Salary Structure

Local title
APS classification
Salary Ranges as
at 1 July 2004
September 2004
3.5% increase
Professional 1
APS 5
51,353
53,150
 
APS 5
49,978
51,727
 
APS 4
45,964
47,573
 
APS 4##
44,734
46,300
 
APS 3#
41,778
43,240
 
APS 3
40,601
42,022

# Salary on commencement for a 3 year degree.
## Salary on commencement for a 4 year degree (or higher).


Table 9: Medical Officer Salary Structure

Local title
Salary Ranges as
at 1 July 2004
September 2004
3.5% increase
Medical Officer Class 4

111,915
115,832

105,637
109,334

101,675
105,234
Medical Officer Class
3 97,620
101,037
 
93,236
96,499
Medical Officer Class 2
87,858
90,933

83,385
86,303
Medical Officer Class 1
76,200
78,867
 
69,030
71,446
 
64,139
66,384
 
59,207
61,279



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Table 10: Legal Salary Structure

Local title
APS classification
Salary Ranges as
at 1 July 2004
September 2004
3.5% increase
Legal 2
Executive Level 2
93,826
97,110
 
90,956
94,139
 
85,904
88,911
 
Legal 1
Executive Level 1
79,859
82,654
 
Executive Level 1
72,450
74,986
 
Executive Level 1
65,960
68,269
 

 
APS 6
58,995
61,060
 
APS 6
55,890
57,846
 
APS 6
52,785
54,632
 

APS 5
49,680
51,419
 
APS 4
46,575
48,205
 
APS 3
43,470
44,991


Table 11: Public Affairs Salary Structure

Local title
APS classification
Salary Ranges as at
1 July 2004
September 2004
3.5% increase
Senior Public Affairs 2
Executive Level 2
93,077
96,335

90,205
93,362
Senior Public Affairs 1
Executive Level 2
85,832
88,836
Public Affairs 3
Executive Level 1
79,866
82,661
 
74,634
77,246
 
69,842
72,286
Public Affairs 2
APS 6
60,615
62,737

APS 6
56,277
58,247
 
APS 6
53,674
55,553
Public Affairs 1
APS 5
51,353
53,150
 
APS 5
49,978
51,727
 
APS 4
47,265
48,919
 
APS 4*
44,734
46,300

* This level is generally reserved for staff with less than two years experience.


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Table 12: Research Scientist Salary Structure

Local title
APS classification
Salary Ranges as
at 1 July 2004
September 2004
3.5% increase
Senior Principal Research Scientist
Executive Level 2
117,405
121,514

106,020
109,731
Principal Research Scientist
Executive Level 2
102,211
105,788
 
98,501
101,949
 
95,789
99,142
 
93,248
96,512
 
90,376
93,539
Senior Research Scientist
Executive Level 2
90,205
93,362
 
84,570
87,530
 
78,694
81,448

74,634
77,246
Research Scientist
Executive Level 1
70,877
73,358
 
Executive Level 1
64,677
66,941
 
APS 6
56,382
58,355
 
APS 6
53,437
55,307
 
APS 6
51,983
53,802


Table 13: Graduate APS Salary Structure - Commencement Salary*

Classification
Qualification held
on commencement
Salary Ranges as
at 1 July 2004
September 2004
3.5% increase
Graduate APS
38,589
 
Higher degree
– eg. Masters

36,950
 
1st class honours
36,049
 
2nd class honours
35,133
 
Courses of at
least 4 years
34,238
 
3 year degree
33,317

* Graduate APS salaries are no longer determined according to the qualification held by the staff member on commencement.


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Table 14: Cadet APS Salary Structure

Classification
Salary Ranges as
at 1 July 2004
September 2004
3.5% increase
Cadet full time study
16,348
16,920
 
14,877
15,398
 
13,242
13,705
 
11,444
11,845
 
9,809
10,152
Cadet Practical Training
32,701
33,846
 
30,947
32,030
 
30,134
31,189
 
29,156
30,176
 
26,532
27,461
 
23,617
24,444
 
20,409
21,123
 
17,494
18,106


Table 15: SES and Senior Medical Officer Indicative Salary Bandwidths*

Classification
Minimum
Maximum
Senior Executive Band 1
108,000
123,000
Senior Executive Band 2
130,000
155,000
Senior Executive Band 3
165,000
185,000
Medical Officer Class 5
123,165
128,340
Medical Officer Class 6
135,585
141,795

* These are indicative as the Secretary may approve salary rates outside these bands.


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Table 16: Non-salary benefits - Core Department including the Therapeutic Goods Administration group of regulators

Non-SES staff–Certified
Agreement
  • Access to employee assistance program.
  • Extended purchased leave.
  • Flextime.
  • Study assistance.
  • Support for professional and personal development.
  • Award scheme.
  • Flexible working locations including, where appropriate, access to lap-top computers, dial in facilities, and mobile phones.
  • Access to negotiated discount registration/membership fees to join a fitness or health club.
  • Reimbursement of eyesight testing and eyewear costs prescribed specifically for use with screen based equipment.
  • Influenza and hepatitis B vaccinations for staff who are required to come into regular contact with members of the community classified as at increased risk with regard to influenza.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Parental leave.
  • Leave for personal compelling reasons and exceptional circumstances.
  • Pay-out of additional duty in certain circumstances.
  • Recognition of travel time.
Non-SES staff–
Australian Workplace
Agreements
  • All the above benefits except flextime.
  • Private use of motor vehicles or an allowance in lieu (not all officers).


Information on Performance Pay


Table 17: SES Performance-based Payments, 1 July 2004 to 30 June 2005

Level
Number
Aggregated
Amount
Average
Minimum
Maximum
SES Bands 2 and 3
20
$259,792
$12,990
$6,000
$20,959
SES Band 1
76
$569,531
$7,494
$929
$16,950
Total
96
$829,323
-
-
-

The above figures include Executive Professional classifications.
Ratings and performance payments made in 2004-05 relate to assessments for the 2003-04 cycle.
Due to the small numbers of staff at the SES Band 3 level, details for SES Bands 2 and 3 have been combined.
The above figures include CRS Australia SES details.


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Table 18: Non-SES Performance-based Payments, 1 July 2004 to 30 June 2005

Level
Number
Aggregated
Amount
Average
Minimum
Maximum
Medical Officers 3 and 4
13
$72,878
$5,606
$1,111
$13,430
Other non-SES staff - DoHA
299
$1,300,032
$4,348
$658
$10,644
Other non-SES staff - CRS Australia
1,303
$1,447,310
$1,111
$41
$5,006
Total
1,615
$2,820,220
-
-
-

Figures have been aggregated to preserve employees’ privacy.
Performance payments made in 2004-05 relate to assessments for the 2003-04 cycle.
CRS Australia has a certified agreement that allows all eligible staff access to performance based pay.
The Department of Health and Ageing only has performance payments available to staff with a current AWA in place.


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