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Agency employees

As at 30 June 2020 the agency had 94 employees, of whom 91 were engaged on an ongoing basis, one was engaged on a non-ongoing basis and 2 were statutory appointments. At this time the agency has 2 employees on long-term leave (not to count as service) and 6 employees on temporary transfer to other agencies. There are no employees who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Part-time staff

The agency continues to support flexible working arrangements, with 18% of employees currently working part time. This has decreased from 23% in 2018–19.

Pie chart describing the part time and full time percentage of staff

Agency demographics

Female representation in the agency is 66%, which is almost 10% higher than in the APS as a whole. Women held 63% of management positions and 85% of senior management positions in Safe Work Australia, including a female CEO and a female Chair.

Pie chart describing the male and female percentage of staff

The average age of our workforce is 39. Employees over the age of 50 account for 13.5% of our employees, which is lower than in the APS as a whole.

Pie chart describing the percentage of staff over the age of 50.