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Appendix A: Staffing overview

Tables A1 to A3 provide an overview of staffing at DVA as at 30 June 2014, including the number of APS employees (including ongoing and non-ongoing) as at 30 June for the current year, by:

  • classification level
  • full-time/ part-time status
  • gender
  • location.

Tables A4 to A9 detail the salary ranges available for APS employees by classification level.

Table A1: Total number of employees by actual classification and location at 30 June 2014
  NSW Qld SA NT Tas Vic WA ACT Total
APS1 2 5       2 2 8 19
APS2 25 14 3 2 1 5 4 6 60
APS3 45 57 31 2 21 36 22 11 225
APS4 37 42 12 2 9 31 13 60 206
APS5 92 123 48 3 14 79 38 62 459
APS6 69 86 29 4 15 84 25 180 492
EL1 27 41 19 1 2 33 6 188 317
EL2 9 18 4 2 2 6 2 79 122
GAPS               15 15
Legal 1 2         3   7 12
Legal 2               3 3
MO3   2             2
MO4   1             1
PAO1               2 2
PAO2               2 2
PAO3 1 1           7 9
SPAO               2 2
SES1 1   1     1 1 16 20
SES2   1       1   5 7
SES3               1 1
Advocate 2 1 1     1 1   6
Statutory 2             3 5
Total 314 392 148 16 64 282 114 657 1,987

APS = Australian Public Service, EL = Executive Level, GAPS = Graduate Australian Public Service, Legal = Legal Officer, MO = Medical Officer, PAO = Public Affairs Officer, SES = Senior Executive Service, SPAO = Senior Public Affairs Officer, Statutory = Statutory Officer

Note: Actual staff numbers at 30 June 2014 excluding contractors, consultants and part-time statutory office holders. Included are:

  • employees of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, including employees working in Defence Service Homes Insurance, Office of Australian War Graves, Repatriation Medical Authority, Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service, and Veterans’ Review Board
  • full-time and part-time ongoing and non-ongoing employees and full-time statutory officers.

2014 figures include 55 VVCS APS6 counsellors paid from administered funds (V2) who were excluded in previous years.

Table A2: Full-time and part-time employees by gender and location at 30 June 2014
  NSW Qld SA NT Tas Vic WA ACT Total
Full-time male 123 130 63 7 19 118 43 250 753
Full-time female 152 217 72 8 32 124 55 340 1,000
Part-time male 5 1     2 9 3 10 30
Part-time female 34 44 13 1 11 31 13 57 204
Total 314 392 148 16 64 282 114 657 1,987
Table A3: Non-ongoing employees by gender and location at 30 June 2014
  NSW Qld SA NT Tas Vic WA ACT Total
Male 3 6 1 1   7   5 23
Female 3 7       3 1 3 17
Total 6 13 1 1   10 1 8 40
Table A4: Administrative and Executive Level salaries at 30 June 2014
APS structure DVA broadband Salary effective from 1 July 2013
APS1 DVA Band 1 $43,773
$46,079
$49,034
APS2 DVA Band 1 $50,903
$52,920
$55,680
APS3 DVA Band 2 $57,460
$59,181
$61,726
APS4 DVA Band 2 $64,889
$66,586
$69,209
APS5 DVA Band 2 $72,340
$73,360
$75,389
APS6 DVA Band 3 $76,536
$81,163
$86,947
EL1 DVA Band 3 $96,353
$101,000
$105,836
EL2 DVA Band 4 $116,260
$122,702
$130,894

APS = Australian Public Service, DVA = Department of Veterans’ Affairs, EL = Executive Level

Table A5: Public Affairs Officer salaries at 30 June 2014
APS structure DVA broadband Salary effective from 1 July 2013
APS5 DVA (PAO 1) $72,340
$75,389
APS6 DVA (PAO 2) $82,109
$89,592
EL1 DVA (PAO 3) $110,803
$117,836
EL2 DVA (SPAO) $124,957
$133,126

APS = Australian Public Service, DVA = Department of Veterans’ Affairs, EL = Executive Level, PAO = Public Affairs Officer, SPAO = Senior Public Affairs Officer

Table A6: Medical Officer salaries at 30 June 2014
APS structure DVA broadband Salary effective from 1 July 2013
MO1 MO Band 1 $87,648
$94,948
$102,194
$114,173
MO2 MO Band 2 $123,291
$129,739
MO3 MO Band 3 $137,794
$144,095
MO4 MO Band 4 $150,288
$156,151
$165,230

APS = Australian Public Service, DVA = Department of Veterans’ Affairs, MO = Medical Officer

Table A7: Legal Officer salaries at 30 June 2014
APS structure DVA broadband Salary effective from 1 July 2013
APS3 DVA Legal 1 $58,138
$62,017
APS4 DVA Legal 1 $66,351
$70,607
APS5 DVA Legal 1 $75,761
APS6 DVA Legal 1 $79,094
$83,458
EL1 DVA Legal 1 $98,449
$103,228
$117,836
EL2 DVA Legal 2 $126,940
$134,242

APS = Australian Public Service, DVA = Department of Veterans’ Affairs, EL = Executive Level

Table A8: Advocate salaries at 30 June 2014
APS structure DVA broadband Salary effective from 1 July 2013
APS6 Advocacy Band $81,163
$86,947
EL1 Advocacy Band $96,353
$101,000
$105,836

APS = Australian Public Service, DVA = Department of Veterans’ Affairs

Table A9: VVCS – Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (professional) salaries at 30 June 2014
APS structure Salary effective from 1 July 2013
APS4 $64,889
$66,586
$69,209
APS5 $72,340
$75,389
APS6 $76,945
$81,163
$86,947
EL1 $98,448
$105,836
EL2 $110,193
$116,260
$124,957
$130,894

APS = Australian Public Service, DVA = Department of Veterans’ Affairs, EL = Executive Level

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