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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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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 Deputy Director, International Research Partnerships

Deputy Director, International Research Partnerships

Monash University |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: VIC
Sub location(s): Clayton

Job No.: 644347

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $172,393 pa HEW Level 10A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

The Opportunity

The Portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and the Senior Vice-President (DVCR) is responsible for the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the University’s research vision within the changing landscape of higher education, ensuring delivery of accountabilities within the context of the University’s strategic plan.

Monash is embarking on an exciting period of change and is investing in building internal research capability to deliver on our research ambitions in partnership with industry, government, philanthropic and community partners, locally and internationally.

We are now seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Deputy Director, International Research Partnerships, who will be responsible for building Monash and partner capability for co-designing and implementing, mission-led, impact-focussed research programs, in support of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and the wider University.

The Deputy Director will be required to successfully operate across the University to expand the depth, breadth and reach of Monash’s external partnerships with global and regional philanthropy, industry, the United Nations organisations, impact investors and other impact research funders.

Additionally, the position will be critical to providing cross-faculty consortia with high-level and strategic business development expertise, bringing together like-minded partners and donors to fund consortium mission-led international programs of research.

Suited to a highly motivated individual with relevant international development experience, the successful applicant will work as a key member of the Research portfolio increasing the overall research revenue of the University and diversifying the funding portfolio and supporting initiatives to realise the University’s research excellence goals.

If this sounds like your next exciting step and you are eager to make a tangible positive impact then we look forward to hearing from you.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


Dr Matthew French, Director, Research Missions and Global Impact, Office of the Vice Provost (Research) +61 400 477 698

Position Description

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Closing Date

Sunday 15 January 2023, 11:55pm AEDT.

Closing Date: Jan 15, 2023