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Total turnover fell from 18.7% to 10.1% this year. This is partly because we’ve made fewer organisational changes since completing our transformation programme. Unplanned turnover fell from 13.4% in 2021–22 to 9.6%.

The unplanned turnover rate for people working in tax technical roles dropped from 6.8% in 2021–22 to 4.2% at 30 June 2023. 

Our workforce as at 30 June 2023.
Measure 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Headcount 5,009 4,831 4,210 3,923 4,130
Full-time equivalent 4,888 4,724 4,106 3,819 4,023
Average age 44.6 44.9 46.3 45.8 45.3
Full time 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Part time 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Permanent 87% 84% 94% 99% 97%
Fixed term 13% 16% 6% 1% 3%
Contractors 599 371 106 75 94
Our male and female workforce as at 30 June 2023.
Measure 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Female staff overall 65% 65% 65% 66% 66%
Female all people leaders 61% 59% 56% 57% 58%
Female managers 50% 49% 48% 48% 48%
Male staff overall 35% 35% 35% 34% 33%
Male all people leaders 39% 41% 44% 43% 41%
Male managers 50% 51% 52% 52% 51%
Our turnover, exits, new hires and length of service at 30 June 2023.
Measure 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
New hires 425 540 97 539 627
Exits 693 763 700 787 431
Unplanned turnover 9.1% 8.1% 8.2% 13.4% 9.6%
Total turnover (annual) 9.6% 10.5% 10.4% 18.7% 10.1%
Average length of service (years) 14.5 15.4 15.5 14 13.7

Percentage of people who have joined us by age group in 2022-23.

  • Under 20 years old 3%
  • 20 to 30 years old 40%
  • 30 to 40 years old 34%
  • 40 to 50 years old 15%
  • 50 to 60 years old 7%
  • 60+ years old 1%

0.6% of our staff indicated either other gender or preferred not to report.

Last updated: 18 Dec 2023
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