The Government has established the National Reconstruction Fund (NRF) to facilitate increased flows of finance into the Australian economy through targeted investment to diversify and transform Australian industry.

The National Reconstruction Fund Corporation (NRFC) has been established to deliver the NRF as an independent financier. The NRFC is governed by an independent board and makes independent investment decisions in accordance with their legislative framework.

The NRFC will provide finance to Australian based investments in 7 government identified priority areas of the Australian economy:

  • renewables and low emission technologies
  • medical science
  • transport
  • value-add in agriculture, forestry and fisheries
  • value-add in resources
  • defence capability
  • enabling capabilities.

The NRFC provides a range of finance options including:

  • loans
  • equity investment
  • guarantees.

It will not provide grant funding.

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