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01 Mar, 2017
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and its members have today welcomed news that the Australian Government has committed an additional $20m to Somalia and South Sudan for...
ACFID welcomes Royal Commission examination of Government action to protect children detained offshore
21 Feb, 2017
ACFID CEO, Marc Purcell, responds to news that the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will examine the response of the Commonwealth government to the...
Australian Government must now consider joining calls for a UN Commission of Inquiry into human rights abuses in Myanmar
16 Feb, 2017
Following the news that the Senate has backed a motion without division inviting the Australian Government to consider calling for a UN Commission of Inquiry into human rights abuses in Myanmar,...
15 Feb, 2017
Responding to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s announcement  of $9.5m over three years for its partnership with...  http://foreignminister.gov.au/releases/Pages/2017/jb_mr_170215.aspx
14 Feb, 2017
Faced with global trends of eroding trust and the politics of isolation, the latest statistics on Australia’s aid and development sector show growing public support for Australian NGOs working...
10 Feb, 2017
In the wake of a UN report  documenting atrocities against the Rohingya people, a coalition of civil society...  http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/MM/FlashReport3Feb2017.pdf
25 Jan, 2017
Joanna Pradela, Head of Policy and Advocacy for the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), said: “We strongly oppose any policy that jeopardizes access for women and their...
16 Jan, 2017
A new report has found that more than 70 shipping containers packed with high heels, handbags, heavy blankets, canned food and other unrequested goods were sent to Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam in...
19 Dec, 2016
ACFID has welcomed the news that Australia has been re-elected to lead the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board, which builds on the appointment of former Deputy Secretary of Australia’s Department of...
13 Dec, 2016
ACFID responds to foreign policy white paper terms of reference CEO of the Australian Council of International Development, Marc Purcell said: “We welcome the launch of the...