Australian Civilian Corps fields of expertise

ACC members come from a range of technical backgrounds. ACC members have the following fields of expertise:

Agriculture and sustainable livelihoods

Support, restore and strengthen rural livelihoods and food security.

Aid coordination

Prioritising early recovery, facilitating coordination between host governments, donors and development partners.

Disaster management

Supporting efforts to prevent and reduce disaster risks and to build disaster resilience.


Restoring education services in emergency and fragile contexts.

Electoral assistance

Supporting electoral and post-election activities to bolster the legitimacy and credibility of elections.

Engineering and planning

Providing engineering and planning skills to aid resilient recovery from disasters and conflict.


Restoring health systems in emergency and fragile contexts.

Operations support and logistics

Providing planning, coordination, information management, logistics, and communication skills to enhance emergency operations.

Needs assessment and monitoring and evaluation

Coordinating needs assessments, including systematic monitoring of humanitarian programs.

Stabilisation and peacebuilding

Preventing the start or resumption of violent conflict. Supporting the transition from conflict to peace, stabilization and development through promoting human rights.

Law and justice

Rebuilding national and community law and justics systems in emergency and fragile contexts.

Private sector development

Restoring and strengthening local markets, before and after crisis


Reducing vulnerability and fostering resilience, including empowering women and children in emergency and fragile contexts.

Last Updated: 3 May 2017