Vacancies (FTE)

At 30 June 2020, organisations had around 408 vacant full-time equivalent (FTE) positions. Of these:

  • 75% (or nearly 305) were for health positions
  • 42% (or nearly 172) were in the Northern Territory
  • 38% (or around 153) were in Remote areas
  • 20% (or around 81) were for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and practitioners
  • 91% (or just under 371) were at Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs).

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 2019–20 can be selected.

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 2019–20 can be selected.

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

There were 0.9 vacant FTE positions per 1,000 clients. This was highest for:

  • health positions (0.7)
  • the Northern Territory (1.7)
  • Remote areas (2.0)
  • ACCHOs (1.0).

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 2019–20 can be selected.

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