"The NRF will be an independent financier that operates commercially to deliver a positive rate of return."
"The NRF will provide a range of finance options including:> loans> equity investment> guarantees."..."It will be governed by a board who will make independent investment decisions guided by an investment mandate.
"The NRF will finance projects that align with the 7 priority areas to leverage Australia’s natural and competitive strengths.
1. value-add in resources
2. value-add in agriculture, forestry and fisheries
4. medical science
5. renewables and low emission technologies
6. defence capability
7. enabling capabilities."