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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.


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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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Gender Equality Advisor

World Vision Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Australia | Any Major City | Hybrid | Remote / Work From Home
Sub location(s):

The Position

We have a great opportunity for a Gender Equality Advisor to join World Vision Australia’s (WVA’s) high performing field programme team. You will be responsible for providing a range of services that support the implementation of quality gender equality programming, predominantly for WVA’s Australian NGO Cooperation Partnership (ANCP) Program.

This role contributes to the achievement of impact and supports WVA’s donors and Field Offices to deliver change, particularly ensuring that girls and women engage and benefit from ANCP programmes.

This is a Maximum Term contract role for 6 months (Parental Leave)

Your areas of responsibility will include:

  • Co-ordinate and consolidate gender equality outcomes across ANCP projects to demonstrate improvement in living standards and wellbeing in communities in developing countries, in alignment with DFAT priorities
  • Strengthen in-country partner capacity to deliver gender-responsive practices across the project cycle and engage and build the agency of girls and women
  • Strengthen WVA knowledge, skills, and capacity to action good practice principles and sector trends into ANCP and other projects
  • Support efforts toward implementation of WV global gender equality initiatives through relevant gender equality working groups.  This includes reporting progress to Executive Leadership and engaging with WVA Gender Equality Working Group and WVI Gender Equality Leadership Team
  • Develop and disseminate gender equality/GESI related tools and guidance documents, including ANCP gender equality/GESI guidance
  • Support the design and stand-up of new projects in consultation with Evidence Building Advisors and Country Impact Managers, including planning of gender/GESI assessments
  • Provide gender-responsive monitoring and evaluation support to baseline, midterm and final evaluations, including design of methodologies and data collection tools
  • Demonstrate, and advocate for, WVA as a thought-leader in gender equality by participating in and engaging with DFAT, ANCP sector and WVI Working Groups including providing learnings from ANCP programming

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone with excellent stakeholder engagement skills, the ability to work collaboratively toward shared objectives across a cross-functional team and who has 2-5 years of experience focused on providing technical support around gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights issues.

Flexible re Location, WFH and Hours – Full Time or Part Time

You will also have:

  • Technical qualifications in gender, women’s studies, social sciences, international development, or other development-related fields
  • Gender-responsive design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programming in developing and/or fragile contexts
  • International experience delivering programming in country an advantage
  • Understanding of sector approaches, trends, good practices in gender mainstreaming and gender-transformative programming
  • Understanding of gender strategies and priorities of the Australian Government, public service, and/or other international organisations; knowledge of DFAT and the requirements of the ANCP Program desirable
  • Familiarity with women’s rights organizations and networks globally

Working for World Vision means you are making the world better 

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward.

The selection process

For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.

We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo all required pre-employment checks which is inclusive of a criminal record check. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support, and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families.  World Vision Australia participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector.

Who we are

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work.

We offer great benefits such as salary packaging, flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking and an onsite café for our employees.

For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website: https://www.worldvision.com.au/about-us

Closing Date: Mar 14, 2024