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Annual Report - Appendix 10: Staffing Information
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Appendix 10 – Staffing Information


Number of Australian Public Service (APS) Employees (including Ongoing and Non-Ongoing) as at 30 June 2006

Table 1: Senior Executive Service (SES) and Executive Professional Officers by Classification at 30 June 2006

Classification

Female

Male

Total

Senior Executive Band 3
1
3
4
Senior Executive Band 2
7
7
14
Senior Executive Band 1
40
32
72
Chief Medical Officer
0
1
1
Medical Officer Class 6
1
2
3
Medical Officer Class 5
6
11
17
Senior Principal Research Scientist
1
2
3
Holder of Public Office*
2
1
3
Total
58
59
117

* Includes the Director, National Industrial Chemicals Notification Assessment Scheme.
The above table represents a head count by classification as at 30 June 2006.
It includes inoperative staff and staff acting at a higher level for more than three months as at 30 June 2006 (ie these staff are listed against their higher classification).



Table 2: Staff Numbers by Classification at 30 June 2006

 

Female

Male

 

Classification

Full Time

Part Time

Full Time

Part Time

Total

Secretary*
1
0
1
0
2
Holder of Public Office
2
0
1
0
3
Senior Executive Band 3
1
0
2
0
3
Senior Executive Band 2
8
1
9
0
18
Senior Executive Band 1
43
1
35
0
79
Executive Level 2
249
26
241
12
528
Executive Level 1
605
144
391
23
1,163
APS 6/APS 6 Registered Nurse
678
162
273
14
1,127
APS 5
386
78
148
9
621
APS 4
235
26
65
1
327
APS 3
120
21
46
9
196
APS 2
17
13
7
15
52
APS 1
6
6
4
6
22
Cadet
3
0
5
0
8
Graduate
36
0
17
0
53
Legal
24
8
13
0
45
Medical
14
2
31
3
50
Professional**
4
2
1
0
7
Public Affairs
14
7
13
3
37
Research Scientist
1
1
2
0
4
Total
2,447
498
1,305
95
4,345

*Includes acting arrangements in place as the Secretary was on duty overseas at 30 June 2006.
**Includes Professional, Engineer, Legal Officers and Public Affairs Officers.
The above table represents the head count figures of all staff by classification as at 30 June 2006.
It includes inoperative staff and staff acting at a higher level, for any period, as at 30 June 2006 (ie these staff are listed against their higher classification).

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Table 3: Distribution of Staff by Unit at 30 June 2006

 

Female

Male

 

Unit

Ongoing

Non-ongoing

Ongoing

Non-ongoing

Total

Acute Care Division
161
12
78
8
259
Ageing and Aged Care Division
206
40
79
15
340
Audit and Fraud Control Branch
3
0
8
0
11
Business Group
269
55
165
57
546
Executive
12
0
5
3
20
Health Services Improvement Division
210
36
65
13
324
Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
91
19
36
6
152
Office of Health Protection
85
21
30
8
144
Medical and Pharmaceutical Services Division
165
31
92
19
307
National Health and Medical Research Council
95
24
37
18
174
Portfolio Strategies Division
97
21
44
7
169
Population Health Division
207
9
34
6
256
Primary Care Division
149
13
46
1
209
Therapeutic Goods Administration non-trust
15
2
27
1
45
Office of Gene Technology Regulator
17
5
25
0
47
National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme
19
4
15
5
43
Central Office Total
1,801
292
786
167
3,046
Australian Capital Territory Office
12
11
4
2
29
New South Wales Office
107
16
43
9
175
Northern Territory Office
44
4
11
1
60
Queensland Office
105
12
28
6
151
South Australia Office
49
7
27
0
83
Tasmania Office
27
10
11
2
50
Victoria Office
85
34
42
3
164
Western Australia Office
58
8
28
3
97
State Office Total
487
102
194
26
809
Core Department Total
2,288
394
980
193
3,855
Therapeutic Goods Administration trust
243
20
220
7
490
Departmental Total
2,531
414
1,200
200
4,345

The above table represents the head count figures of all staff by Unit as at 30 June 2006.
It includes inoperative staff. Non-ongoing figures include casual staff.



Table 4: Distribution of Staff by State and Territories at 30 June 2006

State

Core

TGA* Trust

Total

Australian Capital Territory**
3,003
474
3,477
New South Wales
233
6
239
Victoria
169
8
177
Queensland
158
0
158
South Australia
83
2
85
Western Australia
99
0
99
Tasmania
51
0
51
Northern Territory
59
0
59
Total
3,855
490
4,345

* Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).
** Includes the Australian Capital Territory Office and Central Office.
The above table represents the head count figures of all staff by State and Territories as at 30 June 2006.
It includes inoperative staff and out posted staff.



Information on Certified Agreements and Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs)


Table 5: SES and equivalent Executive Professionals with AWAs current at 30 June 2006

Number of Approved AWAs

Level

Female

Male

Total

Senior Executive Band 3
1
1
2
Senior Executive Band 2
4
8
12
Senior Executive Band 1
38
22
60
Chief Medical Officer
0
1
1
Medical Officer Class 6
1
2
3
Medical Officer Class 5
4
9
13
Senior Principal Research Scientist
1
2
3
Total
49
45
94

This table includes SES and equivalent Executive Professionals who had an approved AWA and were employed by the Department at 30 June 2006.

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Table 6: Non-SES with AWAs current at 30 June 2006

Level

Number of Approved AWAs

Medical Officers 1-4
13
Other non-SES staff
374
Total
387

This table includes staff who had an approved AWA and were employed by the Department at 30 June 2006.
Staff who were on leave at 30 June 2006 have been included in the figures.



Table 7: APS Levels Salary Structure

Classification

Salary Ranges as at 1 July 2005

August 2005 3.8% Increase

Executive Level 2
93,362*
96,910*
Executive Level 2
91,803
95,292
Executive Level 2
88,836
92,212
Executive Level 2
81,448
84,543
Executive Level 2
77,246
80,182
Executive Level 1
74,779
77,620
Executive Level 1
71,238
73,945
Executive Level 1
68,269
70,863
APS 6
62,671
65,053
APS 6
61,299
63,628
APS 6
58,247
60,460
APS 6
55,553
57,664
APS 5
53,150
55,170
APS 5
51,727
53,693
APS 5
50,358
52,272
APS 4
48,919
50,778
APS 4
47,573
49,381
APS 4
46,300
48,059
APS 3
45,295
47,016
APS 3
43,240
44,883
APS 3
42,022
43,619
APS 3
40,865
42,418
APS 2
38,589
40,055
APS 2
37,516
38,941
APS 2
36,423
37,807
APS 2
35,362
36,706
APS 1
33,979
35,270
APS 1
32,399
33,630
APS 1
31,326
32,517
APS 1
30,256
31,406
At 20 years
27,533
28,579
At 19 years
24,508
25,439
At 18 years
21,179
21,984
Under 18 years
18,154
18,844

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

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Table 8: Professional 1 Salary Structure

Local Title

APS
Classification

Salary Ranges as at
1 July 2005

August 2005
3.8% Increase

Professional 1
APS 5
53,150
55,170
APS 5
51,727
53,693
APS 4
47,573
49,381
#APS 4
46,300
48,059
##APS 3
43,240
44,883
APS 3
42,022
43,619

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



Table 9: Medical Officer Salary Structure

Local Title

Salary Ranges as at 1 July 2005

August 2005 3.8% Increase

Medical Officer Class 4
115,832
120,234
109,334
113,489
105,234
109,233
Medical Officer Class 3
101,037
104,876
96,499
100,166
Medical Officer Class 2
90,933
94,388
86,303
89,583
Medical Officer Class 1
78,867
81,864
71,446
74,161
66,384
68,906
61,279
63,608


Table 10: Legal Salary Structure

Local Title

APS Classification

Salary Ranges as at
1 July 2005

August 2005
3.8% Increase

Legal 2
Executive Level 2
97,110
100,800
94,139
97,717
88,911
92,289
Legal 1
Executive Level 1
82,654
85,795
Executive Level 1
74,986
77,835
Executive Level 1
68,269
70,863
APS 6
61,060
63,380
APS 6
57,846
60,044
APS 6
54,632
56,709
APS 5
51,419
53,373
APS 4
48,205
50,037
APS 3
44,991
46,701
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Table 11: Public Affairs Salary Structure

Local Title

APS Classification

Salary Ranges as at
1 July 2005

August 2005
3.8% Increase

Senior Public Affairs 2
Executive Level 2
96,335
99,995
93,362
96,910
Senior Public Affairs 1
Executive Level 2
88,836
92,212
Public Affairs 3
Executive Level 1
82,661
85,802
77,246
80,182
72,286
75,033
Public Affairs 2
APS 6
62,737
65,121
APS 6
58,247
60,460
APS 6
55,553
57,664
Public Affairs 1
APS 5
53,150
55,170
APS 5
51,727
53,693
APS 4
48,919
50,778
*APS 4
46,300
48,059

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


Table 12: Research Scientist Salary Structure

Local Title

APS Classification

Salary Ranges as at
1 July 2005

August 2005
3.8% Increase

Senior Principal Research Scientist Executive Level 2 121,514 126,132
  109,731 113,900
Principal Research Scientist Executive Level 2 105,788 109,808
  101,949 105,823
  99,142 102,909
  96,512 100,179
  93,539 97,094
Senior Research Scientist Executive Level 2 93,362 96,910
  87,530 90,856
  81,448 84,543
  77,246 80,182
Research Scientist Executive Level 1 73,358 76,145
Executive Level 1 66,941 69,484
APS 6 58,355 60,573
APS 6 55,307 57,409
APS 6 53,802 55,847


Table 13: Graduate APS Salary Structure – Commencement Salary

Classification

Salary Ranges as at
1 July 2005

August 2005
3.8% Increase

Graduate APS
38,589
40,055


Table 14: Cadet Salary Structure

Classification

Salary Ranges as at
1 July 2005

August 2005
3.8% Increase

Cadet Full Time Study
16,920
17,563
15,398
15,983
13,705
14,226
11,845
12,295
10,152
10,538
Cadet Practical Training
33,846
35,132
32,030
33,247
31,189
32,374
30,176
31,323
27,461
28,504
24,444
25,372
21,123
21,926
18,106
18,794
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Table 15: SES and Senior Medical Officer Indicative Salary Bandwidths*

Classification

Minimum

Maximum

Senior Executive Band 1
115,000
128,000
Senior Executive Band 2
140,000
165,000
Senior Executive Band 3
175,000
190,000
Medical Officer Class 5
140,000
145,000
Medical Officer Class 6
150,000
155,000

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



Table 16: Non-salary Benefits – Core Department including the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) group of regulators

Non-SES staff -Certified Agreement

  • Access to the 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 Agreement

  • 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 2005 to 30 June 2006

Level

Number

Aggregated
Amount

Average

Minimum

Maximum

SES Bands 2 and 3
19
266,847
14,045
6,500
23,250
SES Band 1
71
610,230
8,595
1,955
26,660
Total
90
877,077
-
-
-

The above figures include Executive Professional classifications and payments have been aggregated to preserve employees' privacy.
The majority of performance payments made in 2005-06 relate to assessments for the 2004-05 cycle; a small number relate to assessments for the 2005-06 cycle.
Due to the small numbers of staff at the SES Band 3 level, details for SES Bands 2 and 3 have been combined.



Table 18: Non-SES Performance-based Payments, 1 July 2005 to 30 June 2006

Level

Number

Aggregated
Amount

Average

Minimum

Maximum

Medical Officers 3 and 4
11
57,595
5,236
1,981
13,900
Other non-SES staff
345
1,663,317
4,821
290
11,016
Total
356
1,720,912
-
-
-

Payments have been aggregated to preserve employees' privacy.
The majority of performance payments made in 2005-06 relate to assessments for the 2004-05 cycle; a small number relate to assessments for the 2005-06 cycle.
The Department of Health and Ageing only has performance payments available to staff with a current AWA in place.

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