“But the post-COVID world, if poorly managed, could
usher in a vastly different Australia racked by social division based on access
to secure, meaningful and rewarding work in sufficient measure to support a
family, a lifestyle and maybe the opportunity of home ownership.
The discussion we should be having now isn’t so
much how do we recover from the pandemic but what kind of a nation do we want
to rebuild and bequeath to future generations.”
"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 resources2. value-add in agriculture, forestry and fisheries 3. transport4. medical science5. renewables and low emission technologies6. defence capability 7. enabling capabilities."...Morehttps://bit.ly/3TE2HWJ