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Appendix A: Staffing overview

Tables A1 to A6 provide an overview of staffing in each DVA location, by classification, full-time or part-time status, and gender, for the past two financial years.

Total staff numbers in tables A1 to A4 exclude contractors, consultants and part-time statutory office holders. Included are:

  • employees of the Department, 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.

Tables A7 to A9 detail the salary ranges available for APS employees by classification level in 2016–17.

Table A1—Number of employees by classification and location at 30 June 2017
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
APS 1 1 1 - - - - 1 4 7
APS 2 16 12 2 1 1 5 2 6 45
APS 3 46 57 32 3 23 23 13 9 206
APS 4 35 40 10 2 7 31 12 75 212
APS 5 80 128 50 3 17 82 38 72 470
APS 6 72 104 33 2 12 86 22 171 502
EL 1 30 45 18 1 3 33 8 173 311
EL 2 9 19 4 1 - 7 2 90 132
GAPS 1 - - - - - - 13 14
MO 3 - 1 - - - - - - 1
MO 4 - 1 - - - - - - 1
MO 6 - - - - - - - 1 1
SES 1 1 1 1 - - 1 1 17 22
SES 2 2 - - - - 1 - 5 8
SES 3 - - - - - - - 1 1
Statutory 1 - - - - - - 4 5
Total 294 409 150 13 63 269 99 641 1,938

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

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Table A2—Number of employees by classification and location at 30 June 2016
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
APS 1 2 2 - - - - 2 3 9
APS 2 16 14 2 1 1 6 2 6 48
APS 3 54 58 29 3 22 25 15 7 213
APS 4 31 46 13 3 11 31 11 75 221
APS 5 84 139 53 2 12 104 43 69 506
APS 6 72 99 29 4 15 85 23 171 498
EL 1 26 44 16 1 2 38 7 173 307
EL 2 10 17 2 1 1 6 2 91 130
GAPS - - - - - - - 18 18
MO 3 - 1 - - - - - - 1
MO 4 - 1 - - - - - - 1
SES 1 1 1 1 - - 1 1 15 20
SES 2 1 - - - - 1 - 6 8
SES 3 - - - - - - - 1 1
Statutory 1 - - - - - - 4 5
Total 298 422 145 15 64 297 106 639 1,986

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

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Table A3—Full-time and part-time employees by gender and location at 30 June 2017
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
Full-time male 117 120 58 4 18 106 34 245 702
Full-time female 146 237 78 8 30 121 53 324 997
Part-time male 5 2 2 - 2 10 2 11 34
Part-time female 26 50 12 1 13 32 10 61 205
Total 294 409 150 13 63 269 99 641 1,938

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Table A4—Full-time and part-time employees by gender and location at 30 June 2016
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
Full-time male 122 133 62 5 18 115 34 245 734
Full-time female 143 233 69 9 33 144 57 333 1,021
Part-time male 3 2 - - 3 9 3 7 27
Part-time female 30 54 14 1 10 29 12 54 204
Total 298 422 145 15 64 297 106 639 1,986

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Table A5—Non-ongoing employees by gender and location at 30 June 2017
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
Male 6 16 3 - 2 9 3 4 43
Female 13 43 13 2 4 19 8 15 117
Total 19 59 16 2 6 28 11 19 160

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Table A6—Non-ongoing employees by gender and location at 30 June 2016
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
Male 6 19 2 1 1 11 2 2 44
Female 14 39 7 - 4 23 8 8 103
Total 20 58 9 1 5 34 10 10 147

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Table A7—Administrative and Executive Level salaries effective from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
APS structure DVA broadband Salary from 1 July 2016
to 12 January 2017
($)
Salary from
13 January 2017
($)
APS 1 DVA Band 1 44,867 45,764
46,049 46,970
47,231 48,176
48,746 49,721
50,260 51,265
APS 2 DVA Band 1 52,176 53,220
53,210 54,274
54,243 55,328
55,658 56,771
57,072 58,213
APS 3 DVA Band 2 58,897 60,075
59,871 61,068
60,661 61,874
61,965 63,204
63,269 64,534
APS 4 DVA Band 2 66,511 67,841
67,381 68,729
68,251 69,616
69,595 70,987
70,939 72,358
APS 5 DVA Band 2 74,149 75,632
74,671 76,164
75,194 76,698
76,234 77,759
77,274 78,819
APS6 DVA Band 3 81,497 83,127
83,952 85,631
86,405 88,133
89,473 91,262
92,542 94,393
EL 1 DVA Band 3 102,521 104,571
104,986 107,086
107,451 109,600
110,015 112,215
112,581 114,833
EL 2 DVA Band 4 123,640 126,113
127,056 129,597
130,473 133,082
134,818 137,514
139,164 141,947

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

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Table A8—Medical Officer salaries effective from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
APS
structure
DVA
broadband
Salary from 1 July 2016
to 12 January 2017
($)
Salary from
13 January 2017
($)
MO 1 MO Band 1 93,285 95,151
101,030 103,051
108,717 110,891
115,072 117,373
121,426 123,855
MO 2 MO Band 2 131,099 133,721
133,378 136,046
135,088 137,790
136,799 139,535
137,938 140,697
MO 3 MO Band 3 146,484 149,414
148,155 151,118
149,827 152,824
151,498 154,528
153,169 156,232
MO 4 MO Band 4 159,739 162,934
165,959 169,278
169,169 172,552
172,380 175,828
175,591 179,103

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

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Table A9—Transitional salaries effective from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
APS structure Previous DVA designation Salary from 1 July 2016
to 12 January 2017
($)
Salary from
13 January 2017
($)
APS 5 Public Affairs Officer 1 74,149 75,632
77,274 78,819
APS 6 Public Affairs Officer 2 87,409 89,157
95,348 97,255
EL 1 Public Affairs Officer 3 117,850 120,207
125,311 127,817
EL 2 Senior Public Affairs Officer 132,866 135,523
141,532 144,363
APS 6 Legal 1 84,211 85,895
88,841 90,618
EL 1 Legal 1 104,744 106,839
109,813 112,009
125,311 127,817
EL 2 Legal 2 134,969 137,668
142,716 145,570
APS 6 VVCS Professional 81,931 83,570
83,952 85,631
86,405 88,133
89,473 91,262
92,542 94,393
EL 1 VVCS Professional 104,743 106,838
112,581 114,833
EL 2 VVCS Professional 117,203 119,547
123,640 126,113
132,866 135,523
134,818 137,514
139,164 141,947

APS = Australian Public Service, EL = Executive Level, VVCS = Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service

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