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ACFID welcomes Royal Commission examination of Government action to protect children detained offshore

21 Feb, 2017

ACFID CEO, Marc Purcell, responds to news that the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will...

Australian Government must now consider joining calls for a UN Commission of Inquiry into human rights abuses in Myanmar

16 Feb, 2017

Following the news that the Senate has backed a motion without division inviting the Australian Government to consider calling...

Bishop counters US approach on sexual and reproductive health

15 Feb, 2017

Responding to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s announcement [1] of $9.5m over three years for its partnership with International...

ACFID in the News

Bishop counters US approach on sexual and reproductive health


Joanna Pradela responds to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s announcement of $9.5m for its partnership with International Planned...

Increased public support for international aid shows resilience of Australian values


Marc Purcell comments on the launch of ACFID's electoral snapshots this week at Parliament.

Australian Government must push for an end to Myanmar’s devastating Rohingya crisis

Marc Purcell and Kate Lee call for Australia to use the influence it has in the region, and with the Government of Myanmar, to...

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Understanding Aid

2017 - ACFID

This explanatory paper provides an overview of international aid and Australian aid, incorporating key data and trends.

Residential Care and Orphanages in International Development – ACFID

2017 - ACFID

This paper has been developed by ACFID’s Child Rights Community of Practice and introduces ACFID’s position on the appropriate...

Outcomes Statement ACFID-DFAT Gender Equality Workshop, October 2016 Ending Violence Against Women

2017 - ACFID