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Professor Gillian Triggs wins Sir Ron Wilson Human Rights Award

27 Oct, 2016

The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has awarded the Sir Ron Wilson Human Rights Award to President of...

Lisa Martin receives ACFID Media Award for series on domestic violence in PNG

26 Oct, 2016

Australian Associated Press Canberra political reporter, Lisa Martin, has won ACFID’s 2016 media award for her coverage of...

Bid for UN Human Rights Council undermined, says peak NGO body

26 Oct, 2016

At today's conference of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), member organisations have backed a...

ACFID in the News

Australia Ahead of the Curve Blog Series #6: An Australia incensed by injustice, not satiated by charity

Geordie Fung

"Effective altruists to the left of us, charity-starts-at-home advocates to the right. Here we are, stuck in the middle with...

Australia Ahead of the Curve Blog Series #9: Australian aid: relevant, effective and innovative for a changing region

Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

As Australia’s Prime Minister, Hon Malcom Turnbull MP, said recently to the United Nations General Assembly, “The tenor of our...

Australia Ahead of the Curve Blog Series #8: Localisation and the future of Australian NGOs and INGOs

Aarathi Krishnan

Our world is experiencing change at an unprecedented pace. ANGOs across both the humanitarian and development space, know the...

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Practice Note: Youth Participation in Development

2016 - ACFID and Oaktree

Developed in collaboration with ACFID's Child Rights Community of Practice and Oaktree, this Practice note outlines ACFID’s...

Enabling Engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals

2016 - ACFID DPC

The workshop developed a conceptual draft for a toolkit containing four approaches that could provide practical assistance to...

A more humane Australian foreign policy

2016 - Dennis Altman

This essay looks at Australia's track record in international human rights and discusses the implications for Australia's bid...