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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 Program Coordinator – International Programs within Disability Sector

Program Coordinator – International Programs within Disability Sector

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Location: Hybrid | VIC
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We have a rewarding opportunity for an experienced and passionate Program Coordinator to join a NFP in managing international programs.

This is a great opportunity for someone with experience in international development who is looking to make a positive impact in the world.

About the Company:

This NFP works alongside and is accountable to people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places to fight poverty and exclusion and transform lives. The International Program team supports and develops effective high-quality international projects that aim to alleviate poverty and raise awareness on the rights of people with disabilities, bringing local change in collaboration with local partner organisations.

The Melbourne office is a close knit and collaborative team with supportive management

About the Role:

As Program Coordinator you will be joining our International Program team, reporting to the Senior Advisor of Program Development and working out of the Melbourne office.

You will be responsible for overseeing a specific portfolio of projects within the international program. International travel will be expected as part of this position.

Your responsibilities will include;

* Supporting and influencing development and humanitarian programming.
* Managing relationships with CBM Global stakeholders.
* Contributing to program learning and knowledge sharing.
* Working closely with the Senior Advisor and other internal functions, as well as liaising with CBM Global * Disability Inclusion counterparts.

The position is standard office hours Monday to Friday, working in a hybrid model.

The salary is $75,000 – $83,000 + salary packaging and 10.5% superannuation (experience dependant).

About You:

* A good understanding of the Australian aid sector.
* Financial administration and budgeting skills.
* Strategic thinking, time management and self-motivation.
* Computer competency in the use of MO Suite and database management.
* The ability to travel in challenging conditions to portfolio countries. •
* Purpose driven and passionate about making a difference in the world.
* Min 3-5 years in the development sector with international and distance relationship management experience.
* Able to research information, apply lateral thinking, and identify and promote program innovation.
* Excellent writing and presentation skills for varied audiences, as well as strong project design, monitoring, and evaluation skills.
* Effective relationship management and interpersonal skills and be able to build cross-cultural professional relationships.
* Experience with Pacific, Asia or Africa programming and the ability to speak and write relevant languages would also be desirable but not a necessity.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Please APPLY NOW or send your resume directly to [email protected]


Closing Date: Mar 11, 2023