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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

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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.


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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

Home 5 JOBS 5 APS level 4/5 – Officers – Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) (multiple vacancies)

APS level 4/5 – Officers – Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) (multiple vacancies)

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade |
ACFID Member: 0
Location: ACT
Sub location(s): Canberra

Ongoing, Full-Time
Salary: $73,162 – $86,207 per annum + 15.4% employer super contribution
Location: Canberra


The AIFFP is seeking energetic and motivated individuals to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment delivering quality infrastructure projects at the nexus of Australia’s foreign policy and international development agenda in the Pacific and Timor-Leste. You will contribute to cementing Australia’s reputation as a regional partner of choice, financing quality and inclusive infrastructure.
You will be eager to work in a high-performing team brought together by the department from a range of professional backgrounds, including investment bankers, financing and development experts, and public servants. We are looking for individuals who are results driven while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. The AIFFP is an inclusive and supportive workplace that values contributions from all perspectives.
We are seeking individuals with foundation or demonstrated willingness to quickly learn, in infrastructure, financing, and/or international development from the private sector, not for profit, public or academic sectors, with strong cross-cultural people skills, a service mentality, willingness to travel and demonstrated capabilities to work in several roles.

Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack for further information as multiple vacancies are available across the following teams.

• Investment and Implementation
• Impact and Safeguards
• Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and Communications
• Corporate and Procurement.


Investment and Implementation Team:

Our ideal candidates will need a positive and can-do attitude. You will have exceptional client focus, clear writing, sound judgement, and be able to think strategically. You will require experience in project management, or complex administration, preferable in infrastructure sectors such as energy, transport, and/or climate sectors, highly desirable. A qualification in engineering, construction design/management, disaster resilience/climate science, commerce or economics is beneficial (but not required).

Impact and Safeguards Team:

Our ideal candidates will have remarkable research and attention to detail. You will have excellent written communications skills, which is tailored to a diverse audience. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the development programming, familiarity with aid management systems and processes. A qualification in Social or Environmental Sciences is desirable.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and Communications Team:

Our ideal candidates will be motivated to become proficient in collecting and analysing data from complex MEL frameworks to demonstrate the impact of infrastructure investments, and to translate for a wider audience. You will have exceptional writing, coordination, time-management skills, and relevant work experience.

Corporate and Procurement Team:

Our ideal candidates will be passionate about achieving quality procurement outcomes, and/or an interest in build your capability in this area. You will have excellent attention to detail, record keeping, data processing, and an interest in building your finance management and due diligence skills. Qualification is Government procurement or contracting is desirable.

This recruitment process will be used to fill current vacancies as well as those that arise in the associated Divisions over the coming 18 months.


You need to be an Australian citizen to apply, and you will need to hold, or be able to hold, a security clearance at Negative Vetting Level 2 (NV2).


Please visit the DFAT Careers website to view further details of the opportunities and to submit an application by Sunday 15th January 2023 at 11:30pm AEDT.

Closing Date: Jan 15, 2023