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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

Home 5 JOBS 5 Bookkeeper – Part time

Bookkeeper – Part time

Diplomacy Training Program |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: NSW
Sub location(s): University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney

Our human rights NGO The Diplomacy Training Program, is calling for applications for a part-time bookkeeper to join our small team based at UNSW.

We deliver human rights training programs in Australia, Asia, and the Pacific. We are a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), and report to the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC).

This is a part-time (15 hours) position, initially for 6 months, but with the possibility of renewal by mutual agreement. Presence in the DTP office at the School of Law & Justice, UNSW, Sydney will be required, although WFH and remote working arrangements may be negotiated after an initial orientation period.

The Bookkeeper is responsible for:

  • Managing Payments – Expenditure / Income through MYOB
  • Managing Payroll through MYOB (or similar)
  • Maintaining Staff/Volunteer Records on MYOB
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Preparing Financial Reports and Accounts for the DTP Board, DTP’s Funders, Auditors

We offer:

  • Purposeful work supporting a leading Australian-based human rights organisation active in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional and easily accessible facilities

What you will bring:

To be successful you will have:

  • Demonstrated bookkeeping experience.
  • Experience and proficiency with MYOB (or equivalent)
  • A diligent approach to accuracy and detail
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated work ethic, able to work autonomously and as part of a team.

The job description is attached here.

Applicants are asked to provide a Cover Letter and resume to [email protected]

Application deadline is Friday 16th February.

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

Closing Date: Feb 16, 2024