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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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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



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

Live & Learn Environmental Education
Join our project management team based at our network office and help support food production, well-being and the resilience of vulnerable communities across the Pacific Islands and beyond. As Project Manager of the Atoll Food Futures program, your skills and experience in project administration, diplomatic management of stakeholder relationships and monitoring and evaluation will contribute to the timely delivery of quality projects with meaningful impacts on vulnerable communities.
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 a commitment to community development activities on food security, nature-based solutions to climate change, and the safeguarding of water resources. Our approach is collaborative, working to support government strategies whilst meeting community needs. We are a localized, collaborative and courageous organization working with many stakeholders. We try to balance compliance needs with flexibility for quick, innovative responses.

• Coordinate in-country and regional food systems activities, technical engagement requirements, budgets, contracts, procurement, and reporting.
• Manage partnership arrangements with Live & learn country offices and donors, and cultivate good relationships with new stakeholders.
• Operationalise, track, and report on MERL processes.
• Develop and lead monthly internal program progress meetings and quarterly updates with DFAT.
• Oversee the organization’s health and safety, fraud management, and safeguarding policies across program activities.
• Manage expenditures in line with contractual obligations.

You are passionate about community development and sustainable food systems. You are inspired by working in cross-cultural environments. You are able to plan and monitor tasks at project levels, while coordinating remotely with teams and maintaining a clear focus on outcomes. You have rigorous analytical and planning skills and are able to adapt to challenging and changing circumstances. You work to high professional standards and are a willing, inclusive and respectful team player.

You have a tertiary qualification in a relevant area. You understand:
• principles of sound development practice, including sustainable and community development
• development, management, and program planning, including in a developing country, where building effective cross-cultural relationships is key
• the analysis and management of contracts and budgets, project cycles, and development delivery mechanisms
• evaluation policies, processes, and best practice as it applies to international development
• the cultural context of the Pacific, including gender, human rights, and environmental issues and their application in developing countries
• how to identify issues that are likely to be sensitive and how to develop appropriate responses based on sound judgment.

We will collect and review applications. Five applicants meeting the selection criteria will be invited for a round of interviews.

The position is full-time, with flexible work practice available, on a 2-year contract with the potential of further work after end of the contract on other projects as funding allows. The role requires a police check and a Working with Children check, as well as a COVID-19 vaccination. Willingness to travel periodically to South Pacific countries is also necessary


Live & Learn Environmental Education is composed of a team of diverse and experienced individuals spread along the Pacific and Asia regions. Our team keeps on growing providing a wide range of relevant expertise from project management, water sanitation, and hygiene, climate change, food security, gender, and communications. We enjoy flexible work hours and support home-based working based on capacity. We do travel often to provide support to the project and to our country office where we work. We have an attractive remuneration package including a salary package scheme for the staff. Team Members receive a rewarding career in the International Development sector working with experienced colleagues across the industry. Live & Learn also supports Team Members’ training and personal development.

To apply for the position please visit the site below:


Closing Date: Apr 28, 2023