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16 Mar, 2017
The day I came to Australia, it was a new beginning. It was a dream. It felt like a new life. Back in Syria, after six years of war, it felt like life had stopped. Any...
08 Mar, 2017
Last week the Trump administration issued guidelines  to international organisations for the...  https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/303mab.pdf
27 Feb, 2017
Today, ACFID has published its submission to the White Paper on Foreign Policy – the first paper of its kind in 14 years. Our submission presents an analysis of the root causes...
16 Feb, 2017
The launch of ACFID’s 2017 electoral snapshots  at Parliament showed growing public support...  https://acfid.asn.au/content/electorate-snapshots
05 Feb, 2017
/This post has been adapted from a submission to Australia Ahead of the Curve: An agenda for international development to 2025. The full submission is available.../
Australia Ahead of the Curve blog series: Australia’s development program - Delivering clean solutions to energy poverty
Senator Scott Ludlam
31 Jan, 2017
/This post/ /is part of ACFID’s project Australia Ahead of the Curve: An agenda for international development to 2025/. /Views contained in this series are.../
17 Jan, 2017
The Research for Development Impact Network  has the objective of bringing together academics and aid and development practitioners to...  http://www.rdinetwork.org.au
16 Dec, 2016
Development practitioner, Grace Nicholas, argues that this year's 16 Days of Activism has brought global visibility to Violence Against Women (VAW), but now is the opportunity...
03 Dec, 2016
Globally, there are one billion people with disabilities, and 80 per cent live in developing countries. People with disabilities often face barriers to inclusion in many...
‘Volunteers are at the forefront of building greater understanding, tolerance, peace and harmony in our region’
Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells
02 Dec, 2016
This weekend, over 200 dynamic and generous Australians will come together to share their stories as part of a unique alumni of volunteers. The Returned Australian...