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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

Home 5 JOBS 5 International Program Specialist

International Program Specialist

Health Equity Matters |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Hybrid | NSW | Remote / Work From Home
Sub location(s): Ideally Sydney-based but interstate applicants considered
  • Full-time contract position: April 2024 – 30 June 2027
  • Ideally Sydney-based but interstate candidates considered
  • Work with Australia’s peak national organisation for the community HIV response, with an active international program in the Asia Pacific region
  • Rewarding opportunity to manage the new ‘Indo-Pacific HIV Partnership’ program, in Fiji and PNG, in partnership with UNAIDS, local partners and DFAT
  • Opportunity to strategically contribute to the development of the international program
  • Would suit an experienced program manager with excellent program and stakeholder management, DFAT grant management, and communications skills

This new role calls for an experienced development practitioner and team player who can work independently within a strong community-led framework.  Strong program management and stakeholder engagement capabilities, together with an ability to work effectively and with influence in cross-cultural contexts, with people from a range of diverse backgrounds is essential. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also essential.

The role will have two key focus areas

  • Program management support, financial oversight and coordination of the new DFAT-funded Indo-Pacific Partnership program in collaboration with local partners in Fiji and PNG, UNAIDS, DFAT and other stakeholders and donors.

Level of effort – 70%

  • Development of Health Equity Matters international work, by supporting the preparation for DFAT base accreditation in late 2025; the Global Fund Strategic Initiative on social contracting and community systems strengthening; the International Advisory Committee; and exploring business development opportunities.

Level of effort – 30%.

Please see the Position Description for further details.

Closing Date: Apr 5, 2024