Booking Information


Virtual event

accessible from your workstation


26 May 2020



11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) Digital Seminars: Supporting Australian exporters through COVID-19

About event:

Join the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment as he introduces a new 12 part series of webcasts targeted at Australian exporters and those businesses seeking to export. Hear about the current state of play, the importance of operating in a free trade environment and financial support initiatives for exporters.

The Australian Government’s economic response to COVID-19 is designed to protect the economy by maintaining confidence and supporting investment, business and jobs.

Future webinars will offer information aimed at building the export journey, capturing FTA benefits and recognising market and sector opportunities. You will be guided by a panel of experts throughout the series and have an opportunity to engage in an interactive manner. 

Who should attend:
Australian exporters and Australian businesses looking to export
  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham - Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP - Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment, and Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education
  • Michael Byrne - Freight Co-ordinator General, International Freight Assistance Mechanism
  • Sally Phillips - Manager, Free Trade Agreement Program, Austrade
  • Angus MacKenzie - Assistant Secretary, Competitiveness and Business Engagement Branch, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Dom Bilbie - Assistant General Manager, Client Programs, Austrade
  • Andrew Perkins - Director Business Development SA and NT, Export Finance Australia
Please note:

Austrade is recording this webinar session and may make the recorded version of the webinar (including all audio and visual elements) accessible to internal Austrade staff and the general public via the Austrade website and other communication means.


These events are free, but participants must register. The registration confirmation email will include all webinar log-on information.


Register online

For more information please contact:

Christina Murphy
FTA Business Engagement and Seminars Manager
T: 0413 336 745

Micky Trongchittham
Senior Adviser, FTA Programs
T: 0423 625 287