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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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Inclusion and Safeguarding Coordinator

World Wide Fund for Nature Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Australia | Any Major City | NSW | VIC
Sub location(s): Sydney, Melbourne
  • Workplace flexibility including monthly RDO
  • Newly created position
  • WWF-Australia Office location negotiable, Sydney preferred
  • 2-years fixed term contract
  • Join a diverse global network of local organisations working for people and planet in 100 countries
  • Work in a high performing, values-driven and aligned culture

About Us

WWF-Australia is an award-winning and innovative organisation determined to do things differently. We use our superpowers to partner in delivering nature-positive solutions, empowering communities, and halting climate change – in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region, the Southern Hemisphere and globally. We are a values-driven organisation with a diverse global network of local organisations working in 100 countries.  We work as a catalyst with communities, First Nations, governments, businesses, innovators, and philanthropists towards our global mission: to build a world where people live and prosper in harmony with nature.

Learn more about our 60-year history: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OluzruE9zE

About the role

The Inclusion and Safeguarding Coordinator supports the advancement of WWF-Australia’s commitments to inclusion, equity, and diversity across the conservation portfolio of work, both domestically and internationally. The role provides support and capacity to staff and partners to ensure understanding, implementation and compliance of WWF policies and standards on inclusion, safeguarding and risk. The role supports WWF-Australia’s participation, reporting, and project-level compliance with DFAT and ACFID policies and frameworks.

Key Accountabilities (Refer to PD for full list of Key Accountabilities)

  • Supports the implementation of WWF-Australia’s strategic goals and commitments for inclusive conservation (including gender equity, disability and social inclusion), and adoption of organisation-wide and project specific approaches.
  • Conducts comprehensive assessments of projects/landscapes to identify vulnerability, gaps and risks, and works (independently and with others) to eliminate or mitigate the risk and implement improvements.
  • Coordinates and conducts training and coaching of staff and partners on inclusion and equity topics.
  • Provides technical support to staff and partners on thematic areas, including inclusion, equity, risk management and safeguarding to ensure awareness of and compliant with relevant policies, frameworks, WWF Environmental and Social Safeguards Framework (ESSF) processes etc.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in inclusive conservation and/or people-centered community development programming.
  • A high degree of specialised expertise on thematic focus areas – inclusion and equity, safeguarding and risk management.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide support in the mainstreaming and enhancement of inclusion, equity, safeguarding and risk management throughout the project cycle.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience, with on-ground implementation experience.

Our Commitment to Diversity: WWF values diversity and is building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally & linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community members, and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Our Commitment to Safeguarding: WWF-Australia is committed to acting with respect and upholding the human rights, welfare and dignity of all persons we employ, engage with or who are affected by our activities and work, with special regard for vulnerable individuals and children.

As part of your employment, you will be required to undergo background checks relevant to your position (eg. Police Checks, Working with Children Checks, Reference Checks), abide by our safeguarding policies, and sign our Safeguarding Code of Conduct.


Applicants can apply via https://www.wwf.org.au/about-us/jobs-at-wwf. Only those applicants applying online via the eRecruitment System will be considered.

Please include the following two attachments: (1) a cover letter/statements against the selection criteria and (2) your resume (CV).

Note that applicants require current unlimited working rights in Australia to be eligible for this role.

Closing Date: 11:59PM Friday, 23 February 2024

Closing Date: Feb 23, 2024