Information for Australian businesses involved in trade

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) is collecting information and resources to help Australian businesses involved in trade prepare for and mitigate any effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on business. This page will be updated as more information and resources become available.

Last updated: 18 May 2020

Government updates and support packages

Border Agencies

State Governments

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Prime Minister's office

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment


Other Government updates

Freight and logistics updates

Export Council of Australia updates

  • Global Podcast: Tune in for insights from business leaders around the country to help with your business exporting strategies. New episode released weekly.
  • A statement from the ECA on the recent emergency meeting of the G20 re COVID-19 (30 March 2020)
  • COVID-19 Checklist for businesses – To help make sense of all the information disseminated on what businesses should do in a time of crisis, we’ve compiled this checklist of the 10 best points of advice we’ve seen from across the world.

Additional resources

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