Anti-Fraud and Financial Wrongdoing Policy
AFAO has a zero-tolerance approach towards fraudulent activity or behaviour, and any criminal or dishonest misuse of funds or resources. AFAO is committed to ensuring that all funds and donations received are used to achieve the objectives of their intended purposes. This policy outlines AFAO’s framework for the prevention, detection, reporting, investigation of and response to fraud and financial wrongdoing.
Child Protection Policy
AFAO aims to reduce the risk of our contribution to child abuse or child exploitation through its programs. This policy outlines a risk management strategy and mechanisms for raising, reporting, and responding to issues of child abuse.
Code of Conduct Policy
AFAO values and expects the honest, professional and ethical behaviour from its staff, volunteers, contractors (including consultants), grantees and suppliers. The policy sets out AFAO’s Code of Conduct.
Feedback and Complaints Policy
AFAO values feedback and complaints and recognises these as an essential part of our quality assurance and accountability to our members, partners, stakeholders and donors. The policy sets out AFAO’s approach to feedback and complaints from members, partners including sub-recipients, external stakeholders and the community.
Human Rights, Diversity and Inclusion Policy
This policy affirms AFAO’s commitment to human rights, diversity and inclusion and describes how AFAO promotes and embeds these attributes in its work.
Non-activity Development Policy
AFAO is committed to ensuring we accurately represent our activities to the people we work with, our donors and the public. This policy requires that AFAO and its partners clearly distinguish their aid, development and humanitarian objectives and activities from non-development objectives and activities.
This policy sets out the values and guiding principles for AFAO’s formal and informal partnerships, agreements and collaborations. The policy guides mutually respectful partnerships and enables the participation of primary stakeholders in AFAO’s activities.
Pharmaceutical Industry Sponsorship Policy
This policy sets out AFAO’s arrangements for agreements and sponsorships with the pharmaceutical industry.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment Policy
AFAO has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. This policy sets out AFAO’s unambiguous position on these issues and the policy context for AFAO’s response to these issues.
This document sets out AFAO’s policy in relation to the protection of personal information, as under the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) (the “Act”) and the Australian Privacy Principles (“APP”). The APPs regulation the handling of personal information. While the Act and Principles are Australian, they are applied by AFAO across its Australian and international operations.
AFAO is committed to undertaking a thorough and structured approach to recruiting and selecting for vacant positions and/or promotion, to recruit staff with the skills, qualifications, cultural fit, knowledge and experience to successfully undertake the position. AFAO’s Recruitment and Selection Policy helps AFAO achieve this goal.