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The latest information on COVID-19 for exporters

Austrade’s global network is monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and will provide Australian exporters with the latest information and insights to help manage the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on business.

In an increasingly uncertain global market, the need for support is greater than ever.

Need additional finance due to COVID-19 disruptions?

Export Finance Australia is the government’s export credit agency. It provides commercial finance solutions, including loans, bonds and guarantees, to support Australian SME exporters.

To find out how Export Finance Australia could help your business, please call 1800 093 724 or visit their website for more information.

AUSkey has been replaced with myGovID

AUSkey retiring

AUSkey was decommissioned on 27 March 2020. You will no longer be able to use AUSkey to log into any government online services including the EMDG application form. If you need any information from existing applications, please contact us on

The replacement for AUSkey is myGovID. This is your digital identify which makes it easier to prove who you are online. It is different from myGov.

You will need to set up myGovID and accesses for your business to lodge EMDG applications from 1 July 2020.


EMDG BridgeClimb

EMDG BridgeClimb

Todd Coates, CEO of BridgeClimb Sydney, talks about the benefits of EMDG.



Simon Phin, CEO of Beyond the Break, talks about the benefits of EMDG.



Peter Freedman, Managing Director of RODE Microphones, talks about the benefits of EMDG.

EMDG AussieBum

EMDG AussieBum

Sean Ashby, Managing Director of AussieBum, talks about the benefits of EMDG.