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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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Grants & Advocacy Coordinator

International Justice Mission (IJM) Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Hybrid | NSW
Sub location(s): St Leonards, NSW

The Organisation
The organisation is the global leader in supporting governments to protect vulnerable people from violence. The team of 1,200+ professionals are at work in 33 countries across the Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe and the Americas. Together with government, corporate, civil society, community and survivor leader partners, they are catalysing a global movement that will rescue millions, protect half a billion and make justice for people in poverty unstoppable.

The Australian office of this organisation, established in 2014, partners with the Global organisation to deliver justice programs overseas and grow the movement of Australians seeking justice for the oppressed.

The Organisation’s Values

The organisation’s values are Christian, Professional and Bridge Building. Their Christian value manifests not only in their motivation but in their culture and work environment, including daily devotions, stillness and prayer.

The Position
The Organisation is seeking a Grants & Advocacy Coordinator to join IJM Australia as we build our program and grants management capabilities. The Coordinator will play a key role in securing and maintaining funding for IJM’s programs, which aim to protect people in poverty from violence, especially forced labour, slavery, human trafficking and online sexual exploitation of children. This position will serve as a key point of coordination within the broader Advocacy team, and between IJM Australia and IJM’s program offices, to ensure that grants and programs are effectively monitored in line with grantor and IJM standards.

This position is in the Advocacy team, reporting to the Director of Advocacy and Grants.
The Coordinator will be responsible to:

• Assist with managing new and existing grants through all phases of the project management cycle, especially ongoing monitoring and evaluation, compliance with regulations and organisational policies and budget management.
• Collate and verify program information to meet grantors’ reporting requirements, and draft grantor reports.
• Contribute to development of a grants acquisition strategy, including mapping of key stakeholder relationships.
• Prepare proposal or concept papers for new grant opportunities.
• Maintain system for recording and tracking data and documentation across the grant/project management cycle.
• Coordinate logistical and administrative needs for the Advocacy team including meeting agendas, correspondence, travel arrangements and stakeholder profiles for Advocacy team.

Skills, Experience and Attributes
To be successful in this position you will have:

• Strong understanding of DFAT and ANCP policies and requirements.
• High degree of competence with Microsoft Office products (especially Word and Excel).
• Grant and project management skills.
• Strong financial management skills and ability to work with program budgets and financial data (highly desirable).
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills within multi-cultural teams.
• Excellent coordination and organisational skills.
• High standard of both spoken and written English.
• Ability to manage competing priorities, show initiative and work calmly under pressure

What we offer:
• An inspiring work environment. Your work makes a difference in the lives of the thousands of clients the organisation is serving. You are part of a passionate global team of professionals – characterised by an atmosphere of personal involvement and determination to bring justice, transform communities and end slavery
• Opportunity to professionally develop your skills & attributes
• Opportunity for spiritual formation
• Salary is determined by our remuneration policy and years of qualified experiences. This organisation has salary packaging available for all employees.


Apply on our online portal

Application deadline is EOB Wednesday, 16 August 2023.

Closing Date: Aug 16, 2023