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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 Governance Support Officer

Governance Support Officer

Anglicans in Development (AID) |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Hybrid
Sub location(s): Sydney CBD

Governance Support Officer (2-year contract and part-time @ 1.5 days per week)

• Part-time role (1.5 days per week);
• Fringe benefits / salary packaging advantage;
• Collaborative and friendly team.

Anglicans in Development (AID) works with overseas and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities. As a wholly owned company of the Anglican Board of Mission Australia (ABM), we have a holistic view of God’s mission. We work with Anglican Church partners and others to see lives empowered and transformed spiritually, materially and socially.

We are seeking a dynamic individual who will be committed to the vision of ABM AID. The Governance Support Officer (GSO) will be responsible for the provision of administrative and communication support to the Board and other governance committees of Anglicans in Development (AID) and ABM Australia. The GSO will also be expected to provide general backfill administrative support as required.

The Governance Support Officer will:

1) Provide secretarial and administrative support for all Governance and Committee meetings – including all elements of agenda and minute preparation, minute-taking, resolution tracking, and electronic posting of agendas, minutes, and supporting materials.

2) Serve as meeting coordinator for all Governance and Committee meetings (which occur both online and face-to-face) – including room and technology setup and knock down; attendee meal/refreshment; travel arrangements; and related tasks as required or directed.

3) Deliver other administrative support work as requested.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and will be able to work autonomously, with minimum supervision. We are looking for an excellent administrator / coordinator who (ideally) possesses some experience working with or around Boards/Committees and who is able to deliver high-quality written outputs/documentation (in particular Minutes of Meeting).

For further information, please visit the ABM / AID website https://www.abmission.org/get-involved/job-vacancies/

All applications should be lodged with The Rev’d Dr John Deane – Email [email protected] by Tuesday 25th April 2023.

AID is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and we are committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. AID expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our Code of Conduct.

AID is also committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to the organisation. Accordingly, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally diverse groups generally.

Closing Date: Apr 25, 2023