National Conference

Every year, ACFID runs a national conference which brings together hundreds of people from its membership and the broader development sector. Our national conference combines learning, accountability and agenda setting. Each year, a theme is chosen of strategic importance to ACFID Members. You can look over past ACFID conferences below. 




  • Conference 2022

    Conference 2022

    HEALTHY PLANET, HEALTHY COMMUNITIES Acting with evidence, equity and inclusion for a resilient future

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  • Conference 2021

    Conference 2021

    *The Defining Decade - /An agenda for civil society-led development/*   ...

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  • Oceania Connect 2020

    Oceania Connect 2020

      If you were a delegate at Oceania Connect, you may access all the recorded sessions via the website below. If you are a CID, ACFID or PIANGO member and wish to have access, please contact...

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  • Conference 2019
  • Conference 2018

    Conference 2018

    A human rights-based approach is different to other traditional approaches to delivering aid and development (such as a needs-based or charity approach) as it views poverty as a direct result of disempowerment and exclusion

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  • Conference 2017

    Conference 2017

    In an age of great disruption, the rise of global nationalism, and unprecedented technical, economic and political innovation, we all need to be on the front foot in world where the only constant in life is change.

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  • Conference 2016

    Conference 2016

    Impact: A Future Internationals Development Agenda for Australia. Bold ideas. Challenging agendas. Creating momentum.

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  • Conference 2015

    Conference 2015

    ACFID's 50th Anniversary National Conference (2016)

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