Commonwealth Public Service List 1904 & 1920

1904

This List of Permanent Officers of the Commonwealth Public Service as published June 1904 gives details of over 13,000 people employed throughout Australia. It is arranged by department, and by state where applicable. This is the first Commonwealth Public Service list. 

1920

This List of Permanent Officers of the Commonwealth Public Service as on 30th June 1920 gives details of over 22,000 people employed throughout Australia. It is arranged by department and by state where applicable.

Information included:

  • Name
  • Full date of birth
  • Full date of first appointment
  • Office (position) appointed to
  • Division
  • Class or grade
  • Salary (including rent)
  • Deductions for rent
  • District allowance
  • Miscellaneous allowance
  • Date present salary received from

Other information included in the 1920 volume:

  • Rates of annual salary assigned to certain positions
  • Post office classifications
  • Classification of telegraphists
  • Special district allowances
  • Comprehensive index to permanent commonwealth officers