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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 2017–18.

Table A1: Number of employees by classification and location at 30 June 2018
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
APS = Australian Public Service, EL = Executive Level, GAPS = Graduate Australian Public Service, MO = Medical Officer, SES = Senior Executive Service, Statutory = Statutory Officer
APS 1 1 1 1 3
APS 2 11 8 1 1 1 4 1 6 33
APS 3 49 48 38 3 19 19 7 13 196
APS 4 38 40 9 2 6 23 10 63 191
APS 5 64 123 46 2 14 88 44 85 466
APS 6 72 98 23 3 16 75 19 178 484
EL 1 34 52 17 1 1 33 11 183 332
EL 2 8 12 2 1 1 8 2 93 127
GAPS 1 14 15
MO 3 1 1
MO 4 1 1
MO 6 1 1
SES 1 1 1 1 1 1 17 22
SES 2 1 6 7
SES 3 1 1
Statutory 1 4 5
Total 280 385 137 13 58 252 96 664 1,885

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Table A2: Number of employees by classification and location at 30 June 2017
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
APS = Australian Public Service, EL = Executive Level, GAPS = Graduate Australian Public Service, MO = Medical Officer, SES = Senior Executive Service, Statutory = Statutory Officer
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

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Table A3: Full-time and part-time employees by gender and location at 30 June 2018
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
Full-time male 115 119 47 4 19 104 27 239 674
Full-time female 139 215 77 8 26 111 58 360 994
Part-time male 3 3 2 8 1 7 24
Part-time female 23 48 13 1 11 29 10 58 193
Total 280 385 137 13 58 252 96 664 1,885

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Table A4: 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 A5: Non-ongoing employees by gender and location at 30 June 2018
  NSW QLD SA NT TAS VIC WA ACT Total
Male 8 26 3 3 16 3 9 68
Female 27 41 20 2 3 19 11 12 135
Total 35 67 23 2 6 35 14 21 203

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Table A6: 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 A7: Administrative and Executive Level salaries effective from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
APS structure DVA broadband Salary from 1 July to 12 January ($) Salary from 13 January ($)
APS = Australian Public Service, DVA = Department of Veterans’ Affairs, EL = Executive Level
APS 1 DVA Band 1 45,764 46,450
46,970 47,675
48,176 48,899
49,721 50,467
51,265 52,034
APS 2 DVA Band 1 53,220 54,018
54,274 55,088
55,328 56,158
56,771 57,623
58,213 59,086
APS 3 DVA Band 2 60,075 60,976
61,068 61,984
61,874 62,802
63,204 64,152
64,534 65,502
APS 4 DVA Band 2 67,841 68,859
68,729 69,760
69,616 70,660
70,987 72,052
72,358 73,443
APS 5 DVA Band 2 75,632 76,766
76,164 77,306
76,698 77,848
77,759 78,925
78,819 80,001
APS 6   83,127 84,374
85,631 86,915
88,133 89,455
91,262 92,631
94,393 95,809
EL 1   104,571 106,140
107,086 108,692
109,600 111,244
112,215 113,898
114,833 116,555
EL 2   126,113 128,005
129,597 131,541
133,082 135,078
137,514 139,577
141,947 144,076

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Table A8: Medical Officer salaries effective from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
APS structure Salary from 1 July to 12 January ($) Salary from 13 January ($)
APS = Australian Public Service
Medical Officer 1 95,151 96,578
103,051 104,597
110,891 112,554
117,373 119,134
123,855 125,713
Medical Officer 2 133,721 135,727
136,046 138,087
137,790 139,857
139,535 141,628
140,697 142,807
Medical Officer 3 149,414 151,655
151,118 153,385
152,824 155,116
154,528 156,846
156,232 158,575
Medical Officer 4 162,934 165,378
169,278 171,817
172,552 175,140
175,828 178,465
179,103 181,790

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Table A9: Transitional salaries effective from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
APS structure Previous DVA designation Salary from 1 July to 12 January ($) Salary from 13 January ($)
APS = Australian Public Service, EL = Executive Level, VVCS = Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service
APS 5 Public Affairs Officer 1 75,632 76,766
78,819 80,001
APS 6 Public Affairs Officer 2 89,157 90,494
97,255 98,714
EL 1 Public Affairs Officer 3 120,207 122,010
127,817 129,734
EL 2 Senior Public Affairs Officer 135,523 137,556
144,363 146,528
APS 6 Legal 1 85,895 87,183
90,618 91,977
EL 1 Legal 1 106,839 108,442
112,009 113,689
127,817 129,734
EL 2 Legal 2 137,668 139,733
145,570 147,754
APS 6 VVCS Professional 83,570 84,824
85,631 86,915
88,133 89,455
91,262 92,631
94,393 95,809
EL 1 VVCS Professional 106,838 108,441
114,833 116,555
EL 2 VVCS Professional 119,547 121,340
126,113 128,005
135,523 137,556
137,514 139,577
141,947 144,076

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