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Annual Report 2022-23

Reporting on ACFID’s activities to ensure transparency and accountability


ACFID is the peak body for Australian NGOs involved in international development and humanitarian action.


ACFID works and engages with a range of strategic partners in addition to our members.


ACFID is governed by its Board, ACFID Council, and various expert and governance committees.


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Conference 2023

disruptive dynamics, inspired ideas

18-19 October 2023

Meet our Members

The ACFID membership is comprised of Australian NGOs that actively work in the international aid and development sector.

Become a member

Joining ACFID means joining an experienced and powerful mix of like-minded organisations committed to good international development practice.

Membership types & fees

ACFID has two types of organisational membership: Full Membership and Affiliate Membership.

State of the Sector

The State of the Sector Report provides a comprehensive and robust analysis of the state of the Australian aid and development sector.

NGO Aid Map

ACFID’s NGO Aid Map allows the Australian public and stakeholders to explore the work of ACFID Members around the world.

Development Practice Committee

The DPC is an expert advisory group of development practitioners leading good practice within the sector.

Our Focus

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Federal Budget 23-24 Analysis

Facts and figures on how aid is presented in this year’s annual budget

Strategic Plan

ACFID prioritises a robust response to climate change and pressure on civil society in developing countries, as well as other key priorities.

Emergency Aid

ACFID Members provide vital life-saving assistance in the immediate aftermath of an emergency.

Climate Change

Action on climate change is one of ACFID’s highest priorities, as it is an existential threat to humanity and our development.

Civil Society

Civil societies are a cornerstone of regional stability and ensure that the voices of the marginalised are heard.

Supporting NGOS

Supporting NGOs as Valuable Partners.

Inclusive & locally led development

Walking the talk on inclusive development.

Humanitarian Action

Taking humanitarian action for those in greatest need.

Elevating Development

Elevating Development to the Heart of Australia’s International Engagement.


Improving standards, practice and culture to prevent and respond to sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Code of Conduct

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2022-23 ACFID Code of Conduct Review

The ACFID Code of Conduct is periodically reviewed to ensure it continues to reflect good practice and the needs of ACFID and its members.

Code of Conduct

The Code is a voluntary, self-regulatory industry code of good practice.

About the Code

Find out more about the Code of Conduct and how it operates.

Good Practice Toolkit

Overview and practical resources, and examples to support the implementation of the Code.

Spotlight on the Code

Provides a thematic ‘deep dive’ into each of the nine Quality Principles in the Code


This section outlines the responsibility to be taken by each Member to ensure compliance with the Code.

Complaints Handling

How to make a complaint and information on the Code’s independent mechanism to address concerns relating to an ACFID Members’ conduct.

Other Standards

Mapping the Code with other professional standards and principles in the humanitarian and aid sector in Australia and internationally

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Administration and Office Coordinator

Diplomacy Training Program |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: NSW
Sub location(s): Sydney

The Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) is looking for a highly organised individual who wants to make a difference for human rights by joining a small professional team helping those working on the frontline of human rights challenges in Asia, the Pacific and Indigenous Australia. The Administration and Office Coordinator is the backbone of our team and contributes to our success by coordinating and delivering end to end administrative and office support across all aspects of DTP’s work.


  • Office Coordination and Administration
  • Finance
  • DTP Relationships and Fundraising Support
  • Volunteer and Intern Coordination
  • Website, IT & Information Management
  • Providing other administrative support to the Executive Director and staff as requested.

A position description can be viewed here with more details.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent organisational, time-management, and file-management skills
  • Proficiency with troubleshooting and using a variety of software including: Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Teams, Adobe Acrobat, and Zoom
  • Working knowledge of WordPress and CiviCRM /a demonstrated ability to learn new software
  • Experience implementing the communications strategy of an organisation, including creation of social media content. Basic graphic design skills (e.g. use of Canva) will be highly regarded
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, the ability to work collaboratively in a small team and to liaise with external stakeholders
  • A can-do attitude, desire to problem-solve and willingness to take initiative, pitch in and help with a wide range of tasks, big and small
  • A commitment to human rights and supporting the work of human rights defenders

Women, First Nations people, people with a disability, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities are encouraged to apply.

The position is full-time (37.5 hours) per week (flexible and family friendly hours can be negotiated) and is for 12 months (may be extended subject to the availability of funding). The salary is to be negotiated, based on experience.

DTP is an award winning, independent, Australian NGO committed to advancing human rights through building the knowledge, skills and networks of human rights defenders across Asia and the Pacific. It works closely with leading NGOs, human rights practitioners and academics across Asia and the Pacific. Established over 30 years ago, DTP is a charity affiliated with the Faculty of Law and Justice, UNSW, Sydney. DTP is small, focused, high-output organisation seeking a highly motivated individual to join its small team. All applicants should have a commitment to human rights and social justice.

Closing Date: Mar 17, 2023