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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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Maternal Health Education Manager

Adara Development |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Hybrid | NSW
Sub location(s):

Adara Development is seeking a Maternal Education Manager to develop context appropriate training materials and support Adara’s international clinical teams.

Full-time (or 0.8/0.9 FTE) permanent position in a flexible working environment
Salary packaging available
Informal, but professional workplace, with a passionate and diverse team
Reporting to the Seattle-based Global Health Director
Opportunity to travel internationally to Adara’s project sites in Nepal and Uganda

In this role you will:

– Develop nurse training and education materials to improve the care of mothers in Uganda
– Focus your efforts on the implementation of evidence-based interventions in prenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care of the mother
– Provide clinical expertise to advise Adara programmes
– Work collaboratively with teams in Uganda, Nepal, and the United States.

To excel in this position, you will have:
– A relevant tertiary degree
– A minimum of five years’ experience providing maternity care
– Strong clinical competency in maternal care
– Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop, maintain and enhance relationships with senior stakeholders.
– Passion in developing and delivering nursing education
– An ability to work with a culturally diverse team
– A confident, proactive, and adaptable approach
– Experience working with people in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC)
Adara is completely focused on the wellbeing and safety of our teams around the world at this time of COVID-19. All our team members are able to work flexibly from home as well as from a physical office space. All our team are fully equipped to work productively and safely from their homes. As long as it is COVID-19 safe, the candidate will be expected to work from our physical office space 2-3 days a week.

We’re looking forward to receiving your application! To apply, please submit a cover letter and your CV to [email protected], ensuring you put ‘Adara Group Maternal Health Education Manager’ in the subject line.

Please read through the detailed job description found attached.here: https://www.adaragroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/Maternal-Health-Education-Manager-JD-Final.pdf

Please note that we will interview suitable candidates as applications are received.

Closing Date: Aug 11, 2023