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Help, not heels and handbags in humanitarian crises

16 Jan, 2017

A new report has found that more than 70 shipping containers packed with high heels, handbags, heavy blankets, canned food and...

Chance to build climate change resilience as Australia takes reins of Green Climate Fund

19 Dec, 2016

ACFID has welcomed the news that Australia has been re-elected to lead the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board, which builds on the...

Renewed Opportunity to Tackle Common Problems

13 Dec, 2016

ACFID responds to foreign policy white paper terms of reference CEO of the Australian Council of International Development, Marc...

ACFID in the News

Australia's foreign aid program faces fresh scrutiny in wake of transparency audit

ABC News Online

Researchers at the Australian National University's Development Policy Centre found publicly available information on aid...

Aleppo: What You Can Do To Help

Huffington Post

A range of charities are running appeals to help the 100,000 people trapped in East Aleppo, amid reports of the execution of...

5 ways Australia can achieve the Sustainable Development Goals


Strong political leadership, financing for sustainable infrastructure and climate action, and more partnerships across sectors:...

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2016: The Year in Queer Rights

2017 - AIIA Australian Outlook

*2016 has not been a great year for queer rights. There has been an increase in discrimination based on sexual orientation and...

Child Rights CoP Videos 2016

2016 - ACFID Child Rights Community of Practice

This YouTube link hosts two Child Rights Community of Practice videos. The first  is the “ACFID Child Rights Symposium” This...

Australian SDGs Summit: Outcomes Report


The new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which came into effect on 1 January 2016, are a landmark agreement...