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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

Home 5 JOBS 5 Project Senior Officer – Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP)

Project Senior Officer – Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP)

Good Neighbours Australia |
ACFID Member: 0
Location: NSW
Sub location(s): North Strathfield NSW

Part-time: 3 days / 22.5 hours per week
Generous salary packaging available
A minimum 4 years of relevant working experience
18 month contract ( with possibility of extension)
Supportive and collaborative team environment
Be part of a brand-new Humanitarian Charity based in Sydney making a good change for the world
Good Neighbours is an international development NGO Founded in 1991 for the purpose of reducing poverty in the most disadvantaged communities. Good Neighbours implements projects to protect child rights, strengthen global partnerships, and advocate for the rights of the most vulnerable across the globe.
The Good Neighbours Australia office launched in 2018 under the auspices of the Good Neighbours’ partnership. Good Neighbours Australia currently implements domestic and overseas programs. We are registered with ACNC (Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission) and have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Status.

The purpose of this position is to lead Good Neighbours Australia in the process and administer the organisations’ application for accreditation in the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP).


The Project Senior Officer: DFAT Accreditation is an integral member of GNAU, dedicated to leading GNAU application for base accreditation in the ANCP. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Project Senior Officer: DFAT Accreditation’s duties include:

Lead the development of GNAU’s strategy to achieve base accreditation in the ANCP.
Lead the development of systems to document the organisation’s practices in formal policies to demonstrate GNAU’s preparedness for base accreditation.
Cultivate networks of stakeholders, including from GNAU’s members and regional stakeholders to support the organisation’s pursuit of base accreditation in the ANCP.
Support the preparation of reports, analysis, briefings and discussion papers and short communications for GNAU’s Board and stakeholders, staff.
Analyse, engage and cultivate potential partners and resources to achieve base accreditation in the ANCP.
Research and implement most current accreditation processes and adapt to the preparedness for base accreditation.
Review all relevant GNAU’s Financials and ensure they meet ANCP requirements
Lead the preparation of internal policies and documents, strategies and engagement with technical experts to best position GNAU for accreditation of ANCP.
Understand, implement, participate in, and promote GANU’s business processes, policies and procedures, and WHS objectives, processes and procedures.
Perform other appropriate duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.


A proven experience leading the application for accreditation in the ANCP.
Excellent written and oral communication in English and interpersonal skills.
Experience of engaging with the international development sector.
A proven track record of autonomously planning and using systems and project management to map, implement and complete complex projects, including the capacity to manage concurrent projects and meet deadlines.
Development programming.
Previous experience in government sector particularly Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade(DFAT)
High quality understanding of governance and financial risk in non-government organisation settings with proven ability to define and codify an organisation’s governance and financial risk frameworks to achieve full accreditation in the ANCP.
Ability to thrive in a team environment.
Ability to work collaboratively to resolve complex issues, including with stakeholders who may have differing views and conflicting interests.
Excellent judgement to manage and advise on sensitive issues that may involve reputational risk.
Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field.

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Closing Date: Oct 23, 2023