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ACFID welcomes Australian assistance to Somalia and South Sudan

01 Mar, 2017

The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and its members have today welcomed news that the Australian...

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...

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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Latest Resources

Australia’s Global Leadership and Foreign Policy 2017–2027

2017 - ACFID

ACFID’s foreign policy white paper submission sets out a framework to guide Australia’s foreign policy over the next decade.

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...