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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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Payroll and Account Officer

Live & Learn Environmental Education |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Hybrid | VIC
Sub location(s): Melbourne


Live & Learn’s network operates in 11 countries in the Pacific and Asia, working passionately towards an equitable and sustainable world. Each Live & Learn office is autonomous, and the network is bound by commitment to community development activities on food security, nature-based solutions to climate change, and safeguarding of water resources. Our approach is collaborative, working to support government strategies whilst meeting community needs. We are a localised, collaborative, and courageous organisation working with many stakeholders. We try to balance compliance needs with flexibility for quick, innovative responses.

Find out more about Live & Learn here.

We are currently hiring an experienced payroll and account officer, based in Melbourne, who can help our team in payroll and accounts management.


• You have tertiary financial qualifications in accounting and finance. A CA or CPA qualification would be an advantage but is not necessary.
• You have at least 4 years of experience working in similar roles, preferably in the not-for-profit environment.
• You have an in-depth knowledge of accounting processes and techniques and have experience working with systems such as MYOB is essential.
• You can work and adapt in a fast-paced environment and have excellent communication skills.
• Your attention to detail is sharp and you have a good understanding of financial reconciliation.
• You have an Australian citizenship or permanent residence status.


• You will be working with an enthusiastic team, supporting the organisation’s management and project teams in delivering positive change to partner communities.
• You will contribute to the localisation of development in the Asia and Pacific region by strengthening the accounting procedures of our local teams, so that they can manage their own finances.
• You will work with our Asia-Pacific office staff to build harmonious financial relationships.
• You will have the chance to enhance accounting processes and procedures in an NGO setting and will work with various team to meet Live & Learn Vision and Mission.


• Processing monthly payroll of the Live & Learn staff (Australia) and answering all payroll related queries.
• Reconciling quarterly BAS and Superannuation filing to ATO Ensuring that all withholding deductions are remitted to the correct office.
• Daily entering and matching payments from the bank feed, collecting relevant documents to attached to voucher and ensuring that all information is kept on the system and ready for audit.
• General Bookkeeping including monthly reconciliation of the bank and other important accounts.
• Support live & learns annual and internal audit by producing relevant documents and actively participating in audit discussions.
• Any other relevant task that can assign from time to time.


Live & Learn Environmental Education enjoys flexible work hours and supports home-based working, based on capacity. We do travel often to provide support to projects and Asia-Pacific offices where we work. We have an attractive remuneration package including a salary packaging scheme. Team members receive a rewarding career in the international development sector, working with experienced colleagues across the industry, and in a positive working environment. Live & Learn also supports staff personal development.


We will collect and review applications during the application period, and the panel will shortlist applicants for interview.

The position is full-time, with flexible work practice available, on a 2-year contract, with the potential of further work after end of contract on other projects as funding allows.

The role requires a police check and a COVID-19 vaccination. Willingness to travel periodically to the Asia and Pacific offices is also necessary.

Please visit the link and go through the application procedure. Kindly attached your CV and Cover Letter.

Closing Date: Aug 18, 2023