The International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IFAM) commenced on 1 April 2020 and is scheduled to run until the middle of 2021.

The IFAM team has scheduled dedicated monthly updates over the next five months for horticultural exporters to provide updates on the latest developments on the IFAM program.

AUSVEG will continue to provide a briefing summary directly following each meeting for growers who were unable to attend.

The registration links for each session are provided below – please click on each separate link to register your attendance.

An event reminder will also be sent out one week prior to each session. If you have any issue registering for the event please email

  DATE   TIME   Event registration link
  24 February 2021   12.30pm – 1.00pm (AEDT)   Please click HERE to register
  22 March 2021   10.30am – 11.00am (AEDT)   Please click HERE to register
  29 April 2021   10.00am – 10.30am (AEDT)   Please click HERE to register
  25 May 2021   10.30am – 11.00am (AEDT)   Please click HERE to register
  23 June 2021   11.30am – midday (AEDT)   Please click HERE to register

Mr Michael Byrne, International Freight Co-ordinator General and Air Vice Marshal Margaret Staib, Australian Government Freight Controller will provide an update on the program.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions during each webinar using the chat function available in the WebEx platform. If you’d like to submit questions before the event please send these to

For further information, contact the AUSVEG Export Department on (03) 9882 0277 or at