Staffing (FTE)

At 30 June 2019, organisations employed just under 8,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) staff. They also had around 360 visiting FTE staff not paid for by the organisations themselves.

Employed FTE staff, by Indigenous status and state/territory or organisation type or remoteness, reporting period (number and %)

This Tableau visualisation shows the number and percentage of employed FTE staff by Indigenous status (Indigenous, non-Indigenous) for either:

  • type of organisation (ACCHS, government, other)
  • state/territory (NSW/ACT, Vic, Qld, WA, SA, Tas, NT)
  • remoteness area (Major cities, Inner regional, Outer regional, Remote, Very remote).

Reporting periods between 2013–14 to 2018–19 can be selected.

Data supporting this visualisation are available in Excel supplementary data tables at Data

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Health staff represented over half (56%) of employed FTE staff (around 4,500 FTE). Nurses and midwives were the most common type of health workers (15% of all employed FTE staff), followed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and practitioners (12%) and GPs (7%).

Around half of employed FTE staff were Indigenous (52%, or 4,100 FTE). Nearly half (47%) of health staff, and 58% of other staff, were Indigenous.

Employed FTE staff, by position type and state/territory or organisation type or remoteness, reporting period (number in label and % on axis)

This Tableau visualisation shows the number and percentage of employed FTE staff by position type for either:

  • type of organisation (ACCHS, government, other)
  • state/territory (NSW/ACT, Vic, Qld, WA, SA, Tas, NT)
  • remoteness area (Major cities, Inner regional, Outer regional, Remote, Very remote).

Reporting periods between 2013–14 to 2018–19 can be selected.

Data supporting this visualisation are available in Excel supplementary data tables at Data.

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Close to half (43%) of employed FTE staff were in either Very remote (23%) or Remote (19%) areas.