Vacancies (FTE)

At 30 June 2019, organisations had over 390 vacant FTE positions. Of these:

  • 77% of these were for health positions
  • 36% were in Very Remote areas, 23% in Remote areas, 20% in Outer regional areas, 13% in Major cities, and 8% in Inner regional areas.

Vacant FTE positions, by vacancy type and state/territory or organisation type or remoteness, reporting period (number and %)

This Tableau visualisation shows the number and percentage of vacant FTE positions by vacancy type (health, other) 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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Over half (51%) of health vacancies were for either:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and practitioners (26%)
  • nurses and midwives (25%).

Vacant FTE positions, by vacancy 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 vacant FTE positions by vacancy type (expanded list) 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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There were 0.8 vacant FTE positions per 1,000 clients. This was highest in Very remote and Remote areas—1.4 and 1.1 per 1,000 clients, respectively, compared with 0.3 in Inner regional areas, 0.5 in Major cities and 0.6 in Outer regional areas.

Vacant FTE positions per 1,000 clients, by vacancy type and state/territory or organisation type or remoteness, reporting period

This Tableau visualisation shows the number of vacant FTE positions per 1,000 clients by vacancy type (health, other) 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.

Visualisation not available for printing