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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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Regional Business Development Manager

WaterAid Australia |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Australia | Any Major City | International | VIC
Sub location(s): Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, or Australia

Regional Business Development Manager

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About Us:

WaterAid’s vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the world’s poorest communities. WaterAid works with partners to maximise its impacts for policy change/influence.


About the Role

The Regional Business Development Manager at WaterAid Australia drives business development for WaterAid Country Programs and regional strategic priorities across the Southeast Asia and Pacific Region. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced business development professional to join a collaborative team delivering quality WASH interventions across the region.


We are seeking a self-motivated individual who is adaptable to work with remote/online communication between teams across the region.  To be successful in this role, you will have:


  • Experience developing winning proposals for international development programs, including from institutional donors such as DFAT, World Bank, ADB, UN Agencies, and USAID.
  • Strong development program design skills and experience supporting diverse teams to create effective and robust project concepts and designs
  • Experience developing and delivering funding strategies in line with organisation capacities and program strategies, and achieving funding targets
  • Confident networker with experience building and maintaining productive relationships with a range of donors and stakeholders.
  • Commitment to strengthening business development skills and processes of country teams, and flexibility to provide effective support to staff and partners possessing a range of skills and experience.


Please see full Selection Criteria in the Job Description.


Details of how to apply


Please submit your application to [email protected] by 5pm Thursday 7 December 2023.

Applications for this position must include a CV and a cover letter (max 2 pages) addressing the Selection Criteria.


For any queries not answered in this document and to submit your application please email [email protected].


Applicants must have the right to work in Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, or Australia.


WaterAid is a child safe organisation committed to protection of people we serve. Our recruitment and selection procedures are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable and aligned with our standards on the safety of children and protection from sexual exploitation and abuse. All appointments are subject to appropriate background checks and screening.


We promote diversity and equality in all our practices. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: Dec 7, 2023