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Agency employees

As at 30 June 2019, the agency had 106 employees, of which 103 were engaged on an ongoing basis, one was engaged on a non-ongoing basis and two were statutory appointments. At this time the agency has seven employees on long-term leave and four employees on temporary transfer to other agencies. There are no employees who identify as Indigenous Australians.

Part-time staff

The agency continues to support flexible working arrangements with 23 per cent of employees currently working part time. This has increased from 22 per cent in 2017–18.

Graph showing 23% part-time staff

Agency demographics

Female representation in the agency is 71.6 per cent, which is higher than the APS as a whole. Further, 70.4 per cent of management positions in Safe Work Australia are held by women, this includes an entirely female Senior Executive cohort, female CEO and Chair.

Graph showing 71.6% female staff

The average age of our workforce is 38. Employees over the age of 50 account for 14.2 per cent of our employees which is less than the APS as a whole.

Graph showing 14.2% staff over 50 years old