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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

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Finance Officer

DT Global |
ACFID Member: 0
Location: Australia | Any Major City
Sub location(s): Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Is, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Are you a finance professional looking for a new challenge? Do you want to be part of a team of experienced development professionals committed to sustainability, strengths-based capacity development, genuine partnership and GEDSI? Join us!  

  • Full-time opportunity to June 2024 with the option to extend.
  • Remote role, with an allowance provided to establish your home office.
  • Applicants from this position may be used to establish a merit list for similar roles.  

The Australia-Pacific Partnership Platform (The Partnerships Platform) is looking for motivated and skilled professionals who are keen to make a difference. We seek passionate staff who work collaboratively to deliver the ideas and advice that will help the countries in which we work meet governance and stability challenges. The Partnership Platform is seeking an experienced and motivated Finance Officer with a proven track record in coordinating end to end finance and procurement processes. The ideal candidate is collaborative, respectful, flexible, and resilient with a keen focus on providing accurate and timely support in a faced paced, hands-on environment. 

The areas of focus of the assignment are: 

  • Ensuring the Partnerships Platform’s finance processes are maintained in accordance with DFAT and DT Global policies and procedures, as well as ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards. 
  • Coordinating day-to-day program expenditure, including payment of invoices and management of supplier accounts. 
  • Monitoring and liaising with vendors/service providers to ensure all payments, program cash flow and budgeting information is accurate and current. 
  • Assisting with preparation of financial reports, including reconciliations that may be required by DFAT for the management of the Program. 
  • Responding to audit recommendations that improve financial processes and controls. 
  • Ensuring fraud management is applied across all financial activities to ensure a zero-tolerance culture throughout the Program. 
  • Providing client-focused, responsive technical support to all Partnerships Platform partner countries and achieve a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction. 
  • Assisting with routine administrative tasks as requested by the Finance and Operations Manager. 

This is a remote, work from home position, and flexibility of hours will be considered.

 About You

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in coordinating finance and procurement processes, preferably in DFAT or other donor funded programs. You are a team player, with a “can do” attitude who enjoys working innovatively to find solutions. You have excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail, and the courage to put forward new and innovative ways to work. 


How to Apply

To access the Terms of Reference detailing the role, responsibilities, selection criteria and country context for the position, please visit https://dt-global.com/company/careers and search for job number 1978 or contact [email protected] for more information.


Applications must be submitted by 11.59 pm AEST on Sunday, 28 May 2023.


The Partnerships Platform is committed to increasing the pool of Pacific Island expertise. Suitably qualified people of the Pacific are strongly encouraged to apply.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, including First Nations people, LGBTQIA+, women, gender diverse and people of different abilities.

Closing Date: May 28, 2023