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Statement on Australia’s Response to Humanitarian Crisis in Myanmar

19 Sep, 2017

The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has today welcomed Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop’s comments on the...

Fears Charities Could Be Stopped From Receiving International Philanthropy

03 Sep, 2017

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Safeguards Must be First Priority in Tax-Deductible Gift Reform

04 Aug, 2017

Australia’s peak body for overseas humanitarian and development not-for-profit organisations has today expressed concern in...

ACFID in the News

What it’s like when a death sentence is lifted

ACFID and Australian Red Cross

Khaled Naanaa is an emergency nurse who was in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya. He’s now establishing a new life with his...

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

ABC News

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

Julie Bishop presses Myanmar leader for 'credible' Rohingya investigation

Sydney Morning Herald

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has told Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi Australia is "deeply concerned" about...

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Fuelling injustice: Women's rights and Australian coal mining in Africa

2017 - ActionAid

In the past decade, Australia’s mining presence in Africa has rapidly expanded. Politicians and the industry alike have argued...

Getting Started with the SDGs in Universities: A Guide for Universities, Higher Education Institutions, and the Academic Sector

2017 - Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The United Nations’ Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is one of the most ambitious and...

Outcomes Statement, ACFID-DFAT Gender Equality Workshop, June 2017. Women’s Leadership.

2017 - ACFID and DFAT

The June 2017 ACFID-DFAT Gender Equality workshop brought together government and non-government actors engaged in supporting...