We are managed by the CEO, and governed by the Board of Governors below, that meet quarterly.

The Motivation Australia Development Organisation inc. is an Incorporated Association in South Australia (A39386). We are proud to hold full DFAT ANCP accreditation. We are a registered charity with ACNC, have Overseas Aid Deductible Gift Recipient (OADGR) status and an SA Charitable Purposes Licence CCP1379.

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Motivation Australia is a proud member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and a signatory to the ACFID Code of Conduct. The Code requires members to meet high standards of corporate governance, public accountability and financial management. More information about the ACFID Code of Conduct including the Code complaints handling process can be obtained from Motivation Australia or from ACFID at: or by emailing

Motivation Australia is a secular organisation and chooses not to engage in non-aid and development activities such as welfare activities, evangelism or partisan politics. We are an equal opportunity employer and will provide equality in employment for all people employed or seeking employment.

Motivation Australia also has a process for handling complaints which may be initiated by contacting or the chairperson of the Board of Governors at You can download a copy of our complaints handling policy from MA policies. Our Rules of Association, Annual Reports and Published Financial Statements are all available on our resources page.