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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

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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

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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Tuberculosis Specialist – Medical

Burnet Institute |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: International
Sub location(s):

An exciting opportunity exists for a Tuberculosis (TB) Specialist – Care & Treatment to join us at Burnet! You will work with the Provincial TB program to design and implement an effective model of care for the management of DS-TB and DR-TB at the facility and community level in Western Province.

The position will be responsible for capacity building of provincial TB team staff to deliver high quality patient-centred care for DS-TB and DR-TB, with a focus on clinical care, case management and recording/reporting. You will work with facility and community-based staff and partners including medical officers, health extension officers (HEOs), case managers, nurses, community health workers (CHWs), treatment supporters and laboratory staff.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide clinical mentoring of TB medical staff responsible for inpatient, ambulatory and outreach care at Daru Provincial Hospital and other South Fly District (SFD) Basic Management Units (BMUs) and in other districts
  • Facilitate practical training sessions for SFD BMU’s clinical staff and other BMUs as needed
  • Support development and implementation of clinical, diagnostic & case management systems, tools and protocols for patient monitoring, follow-up and retention
  • Provide technical support to medical officers and HEOS on implementation issues associated with establishing the model of care
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with donors, implementing agencies and other stakeholders
  • Support operational research as needed

Refer to the attached position description for full details. This is a full-time position, initially for a 12-month period with possibility of extension.


Let’s talk about you

The following criteria are essential requirements:

  • A qualified and registered medical doctor who has completed basic physician training (or equivalent) in adult or paediatric medicine.
  • Over 5 years of clinical experience as a medical doctor, preferably in infectious diseases or similar
  • Highly adaptable, ability to work in unstable hardship setting
  • Experience in protocol or guideline design, report writing or publications
  • Experience in team management, capacity development / training of local staff in a resource- constrained setting
  • Demonstrated analytical, critical appraisal and problem-solving skills
  • Fluency in English and demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet competing deadlines

The following experience is preferable but not essential:

  • An additional qualification in global / public health, international development, or infectious diseases
  • Field experience in the clinical and programmatic management of TB/DR-TB in a resource constrained setting
  • Previous work experience in PNG or the Pacific
Closing Date: Oct 18, 2023