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The efficiency and effectiveness of the ABS depends on attracting and retaining the right people.

Key achievements in 2018-19

In 2018–19 ABS recruitment processes included recruitment of:

  • 42 graduates, who commenced the Graduate Development Program in February 2019
  • 152 ongoing engagements (with 74 of these being ABS non-ongoing employees who accepted an ongoing position)
  • 279 new temporary staff
  • 289 promotions
  • 58 ongoing Field Interviewers and 131 Community Advisors across Australia.