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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

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Head of Impact Business Development

World Vision Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: ACT | VIC
Sub location(s):

Be a Thought Leader and shape the strategy for our field impact teams
• Use your Influencing Skills to drive income generation from Institutional Donors

World Vision Australia is the third largest Support Office within the World Vision Partnership that drives income generation for the field offices globally to deliver impact and to influence decision makers to support the most vulnerable children.
We have a rare opportunity to join our team as the Head of Impact Business Development. This is a critical role ensuring our field programs have the resources and technical capabilities to do their job. You will shape the work that lands in our field offices, ensuring we deliver the intended impact that the communities we serve are seeking.
The purpose of this role is twofold:
• to drive income generation for field programming from Institutional Donors, and
• to develop and implement innovative, best practice program models, and support their implementation in field offices.
This role manages the grant acquisition and technical advisory teams, with 6 direct and up to 50 indirect reports. The Head of Impact Business Development has a leadership position on the Field Impact Lead Team.
This role is based at our head office in East Burwood, Victoria with an ability to undertake both domestic and overseas travel from time to time.
What Success Looks Like

The successful applicant will lead and inspire a team of highly experienced technical professionals. Therefore, to be considered for this opportunity, we require applicants with skills and experience in the following:

• Extensive experience in strategy & business development
• High success in acquiring funds from investors and donors
• Demonstrated leadership and management experience in high performing diverse teams
• Demonstrated experience in leading new initiatives
• Experience managing stakeholder engagement and communication to desired business outcomes
• Experience assisting leaders navigate through risks and issues
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills to influence, partner, collaborate and negotiate
• Ability to Influence strategies and plans of partners; both WV entities and any external partners
• Creative thinking to see and design new opportunities
• A relevant degree in business development, management, international relations, international development, or similar.
• Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
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

Closing Date: Sep 15, 2023