ACFID In the News
ACFID | 15 Feb, 2017
Joanna Pradela responds to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s announcement of $9.5m for its partnership with International Planned Parenthood Federation.
ACFID | 14 Feb, 2017
Marc Purcell comments on the launch of ACFID's electoral snapshots this week at Parliament.
10 Feb, 2017
Marc Purcell and Kate Lee call for Australia to use the influence it has in the region, and with the Government of Myanmar, to protect the Rohingya people from persecution.
ABC News Online | 07 Jan, 2017
Researchers at the Australian National University's Development Policy Centre found publicly available information on aid projects has fallen by 25 per cent since 2013.
Huffington Post | 19 Dec, 2016
A range of charities are running appeals to help the 100,000 people trapped in East Aleppo, amid reports of the execution of women and children by pro-Government forces.
Eco-Business | 13 Dec, 2016
Strong political leadership, financing for sustainable infrastructure and climate action, and more partnerships across sectors: These are some things Australia needs to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Devex | 06 Dec, 2016
Interview with Jackie Lauff on building NGO, Sport Matters.
Devex | 05 Dec, 2016
Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is in the market for innovation. Over the last two years, the department has launched a series of new initiatives to shake up the Australian aid program and find new partners in the private sector, including through the New Aid Paradigm and InnovationXChange. Yet many Australian NGOs have been reluctant to heed the call to arms so far.
Pro-Bono | 01 Dec, 2016
Australia’s peak body for overseas humanitarian and development not-for-profit organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has agreed to new standards it says will enhance transparency and improve accountability to the public and stakeholders.
The Age | 24 Nov, 2016
ACFID conference 2016 speaker, Richard Moore, argues that the foreign aid charity brand is a relic of another era and Australia should replace it with a more comprehensive and joined-up approach to Asia-Pacific development.