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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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Board Director

Oaktree Foundation Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Australia | Any Major City | Remote / Work From Home
Sub location(s): South Yarra

Oaktree is one of Australia’s largest youth-run organisations. We are governed and guided by our Board of Directors, who bring a breadth of experience and skills from diverse professional backgrounds. The Board’s work, from setting organisational strategy through to ensuring its effective implementation, directly shapes Oaktree’s capacity for impact and future growth.

We are seeking multiple individuals with professional experience in one or more of the following to join our Board of Directors:
● Governance and compliance
● Not for profit senior leadership
● International development programs

Oaktree’s recent strategic and operational review has led to a new impact strategy and a pivot back to a largely volunteer operating model. As a member of our Board, you’ll play a key role in the governance of the organisation, serving as a custodian of Oaktree’s values and strategy, overseeing our finances and organisational performance to enable our long-term sustainability and impact, and ensuring effective risk management and legal compliance. You’ll join the team of current Board members and have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from experts in their fields.

● Has a passion for promoting young people, justice and human rights.
● Values long term solutions to end global poverty, and is committed to facilitating youth-organised change.
● Holds at least five years of experience in governance and compliance, not for profit leadership and/or international development programs.
● Prioritises diversity and inclusivity within organisations.
● Strives to always work with humility and integrity.

● Ensuring compliance with statutory governance obligations.
● Organisational adherence to Oaktree’s Constitution, and alignment of strategy with its vision, mission and values.
● Holding the Co-CEOs and Executive team accountable for effective implementation of the organisational strategy.

● A two-year term of service.
● On average, about two to four hours a week. The Board meets six times a year, with committees meeting as frequently, in Melbourne or virtually.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Valid Working with Children’s Check in Victoria (you can apply for one if you are an interstate volunteer).

As a youth-run organisation, one-third of our Board must be under the age of 30, and we encourage individuals under 30 to apply. We also strongly encourage applications from women and non-binary people, First Nations and people of colour, and those with lived experience in the communities with whom we work.

If this sounds like you, apply now on our website or via the link below. Applications will close Sunday 14 May, with an intention to onboard new Board members at our Board meeting on 24th June.

APPLY AT: https://form.typeform.com/to/zvUXmboo

For any questions, queries, or concerns, please contact [email protected].

Closing Date: May 14, 2023