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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.

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State of the Sector

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NGO Aid Map

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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

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Emergency Aid

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Climate Change

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Supporting NGOS

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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

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This section outlines the responsibility to be taken by each Member to ensure compliance with the Code.

Complaints Handling

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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 | Remote / Work From Home | VIC
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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 Technical Advisor, you will oversee and provide quality technical advice for food programs in our Atoll Food Futures and Climate Resilient Islands programs.


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.

• Manage in-country and regional activities that support community resilience and minimize issues that negatively affect stakeholders and program delivery.
• Engage stakeholders and donors in constructive dialogue.
• Provide technical advice in a range of areas, including sustainable land management, agricultural extension, nutrition-sensitive agriculture, value chains and gender and disability inclusion.
• Work with programs teams and provide technical expertise for monitoring and evaluation and reporting.
• Oversee the application of the organisation’s policies on compliance across food systems projects.

You are passionate about community development and sustainable food systems. You are able to plan and monitor tasks at project levels, while coordinating remotely with teams and maintaining a clear focus on outcomes. You apply your technical skills in fluid, challenging environments. 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
• food systems frameworks, approaches and application in a development context, including expertise in at least three of the following areas: home garden production, short supply and value chains, nutrition sensitive agriculture, gender in agriculture and agriculture extension.
• 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.
• the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems using CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing).

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 the end of the contract on other projects as funding allows. The role requires a police check and 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’ trainings and personal development.

To Apply for the Position please visit the site below:


Closing Date: Apr 28, 2023