VIDEO: In-country advice and assistance for SMEs

Posted on April 6, 2022

On 23 March 2022, the Bribery Prevention Network hosted a webinar with assistance from the Attorney-General’s Department, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Federal Police, Australian Trade and Investment Commission and Export Finance Australia.

The recording is now available to view here.

Australian SMEs that take their business to the world need to be alive to bribery and corruption risk in the jurisdictions where they operate. The Australian Government can offer advice and assistance in situations where businesses encounter risks to their operations, employees and their reputations.

In this webinar from the Bribery Prevention Network, hear from Austrade and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade representatives about how their agencies can provide assistance when businesses encounter requests for suspicious payments, and here practical tips and examples of reporting suspected foreign bribery from the Australian Federal Police.

The following resources are discussed in the webinar:


  • David Tonkin – Chief Counsel, Legal, Procurement & Fraud, Australian Trade and Investment Commission
  • Jeldee Robertson – Coordinator Corporate Crime and Foreign Bribery, Crime Command, Australian Federal Police
  • Grant Follett – Director, Transnational Crime Section, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Kate Prior – Head of Compliance, Export Finance Australia