Update on Government International Air Freight Assistance Mechanism – Virtual Briefing Teleconference Registration Details - AFIF Members Invited

Further to the Notice to AFIF Members this morning, Austrade IFAM Project Team has released the details of the Virtual Briefing Teleconference on Tuesday 28 April. 

Freight Forwarders Industry Briefing 

International Freight Assistance Mechanism

As the International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IFAM) begins its staged roll-out, we want to ensure you are kept informed.

On Tuesday, 28 April 2020 we are conducting a Virtual Briefing session for Freight Forwarders on how the IFAM will work. This briefing will be led by IFAM’s International Freight Coordinator General, Michael Byrne.

If you can’t call in at this time, the session will be recorded and available on the IFAM web page.  

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

10.00 – 10.45am (AEST) 

(Note: meeting will be open from 9:50am)                                        

Dial +61 (0)2 9037 0069  

Enter the meeting number (access code) when prompted: 578 314 287#


If dialling in from a mobile, tap this number: +61-29037-0069

As a large number of people are expected to attend this briefing, there will not be an interactive Q&A session and all participants will be automatically muted on joining.

Please send any questions to freightbriefing@austrade.gov.au by 12.00pm Monday, 27 April, and they will be addressed during the briefing.                                         

Please note: A high volume of participants are expected to join this virtual briefing. As a result, you may experience some congestion when joining. Please try again. If you cannot access the call – a recording will be made available on the IFAM web page. Please do not place your phone on HOLD at any point during the briefing, you may be removed from the briefing. 

AFIF will keep members informed of progress.