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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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International Program Coordinator – Tonga

Act for Peace |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Australia | Any Major City | Hybrid | International | Remote / Work From Home
Sub location(s):
  • Act for Peace is a dynamic humanitarian aid and development agency
  • Generous Workplace Benefits
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging option
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Be part of an experienced and friendly team of professionals
  • 12 month fixed term
  • Location: Flexible

Today, there are more refugees, asylum seekers and displaced people worldwide than at any time since records began. That’s more than 70 million people forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and disaster.

It’s a terrible injustice. And one that we can, and must, overcome.

We believe that when people all over the world work together, big changes really are possible. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to act in partnership with other passionate people, like you, across the globe to achieve safety, justice and dignity in communities threatened by conflict and disaster. We don’t think there’s any task more important.

Since 1949 our supporters have provided food, shelter, education, healthcare and training to help the world’s most vulnerable prepare for, cope with and recover from crisis.

Together we’re tackling the root causes of injustice and are building a brighter future for everyone. We hope that you’ll join us in this vital mission.

About the Role

Act for Peace is looking for someone to join our Partnerships and Programs team as an International Program Coordinator to provide day to day support to work with colleagues, partner organisations and networks to achieve a safe place to belong for people affected by displacement.

Within Act for Peace, the International Program Coordinator has a specific role to ensure that overseas programs within their portfolio meet this goal including Community-based Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response programs in Tonga and Asia-Pacific region more broadly. The role will support partners in project cycle management, including design support, risk management, monitoring and evaluation and learning. In doing this you will utilize the Act for Peace partnership approach which emphasizes mutual learning and respect, strengthening organizational and program management capacity and relationship building.

If you are motivated to help others affected by conflict, disaster and displacement and enjoy working in a small team in the international aid and development sector as part of a global network of professionals we want to hear from you.

Selection Criteria

Full details including detailed selection criteria can be found in the Candidate Information Pack which you can download here.

Please apply online at Act for Peace

Please upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

Deadline for applications: 29/06/2023

Please upload a copy of your resume and a covering letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria with your application.

Please contact our Senior Manager Resilience & Emergency at [email protected]  for further information.

Thank you for your interest in this position.

Act for Peace prioritises the safeguarding of all people, including the prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment, and the protection of children. Employment and engagement is conditional upon the outcome of an Australian Federal Police Background check, as well as an equivalent police background check for any country in which the applicant has lived for more than 12 months during the last five years and each country of citizenship and Working With Children Checks where possible. Our policies, including our Child Safeguarding Policy, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment Policy and Code of Conduct can be found at: http://www.actforpeace.org.au/our-policies

 Act for Peace is an equal opportunities employer.  Individuals with lived experience of displacement are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: Jun 29, 2023