Indigenous training and employment solutions

RISE is a member of the Community Development Programme (CDP) which is a Federal Government program that implements Government objectives for remote Australian communities.

These activities include providing practical work related projects & services, training, fostering and creating small enterprises and supporting emerging businesses. The RISE mission is to assist people gain sustainable employment and RISE to the challenge of self-determination.

We have recently received the results for the Performance Period Review 4 through DPMC. We have steadily improved our performance across the board.

Region Performance Period 4
Mornington Island 3.9 / 4
Western Tablelands 3.9 / 4
West Arnhem 3.5 / 4
Pormpuraaw / Kowanyama 3.9 / 4
Katherine 3.9 / 4
RISE Ventures 3.82 / 4

JOB SEEKERS STORIES

Job Seeker of the Week: Ananias Ganaraj AKA Cowboy

Cowboy currently attends our Community Improvement activity on a daily basis. Cowboy is always the first to help our supervisors and pitches in when required. We helped Cowboy to receive his WHS card in June for Construction.

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Job Seeker of the Week: Cain Nangamu

Meet Cain – he’s one of our most talented job seekers. Cain does his activity at Injalak Arts Centre. We assisted Cain to obtain his Learner’s Permit back in October last year.

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Job Seeker of the Week: Roseshelle Kitchener

Roseshelle Kitchener is our well-deserved Kowanyama job seeker of the week! At the start of the week, being relatively new to the sewing activity, Roseshelle was quite scared of using a sewing machine.

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Job Seeker of the Week: Vincent William

Vincent is a young cultural leader in his community who is stepping up to do more. Through his participation in our hosted activity with Pormpur Paanthu Aboriginal Corporation Men’s Group,

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Jobseeker of the week: Delena Coyne

Delena has been working with RISE Katherine since November 2015. A mother of 4 wonderful children and still manages to work full time at Top End Health Services. 

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Job Seeker of the Week: Audrey Waraumiya

Audrey has been born and bred in the beautiful community of Minjilang on Crocker Island. Being on an isolated and small island, Audrey has found it hard to gain employment.

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King of the Ranges

Davin, who calls Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria, his home, works for the Heytesbury Cattle Company which owns six stations spanning 2.5 million hectares across Northern Territory and West Australia. Among these is the Victoria River Downs Station which is now run as four stand-alone stations.  One of these is Moolooloo Station where Davin…

RISE Ventures Celebrates CDP Success

RISE Ventures is extremely proud of the work we are doing through the Community Development Programme. Partnering with local people, community and employers we are gaining real momentum and improving the lives of people who find work and build their careers. This is not an easy contract and we must engage with local communities to…

The Bull Has Arrived Pormpuraaw

Pormpuraaw community has welcomed the arrival of RISE Ventures mechanical bull. The idea for having a mechanical bull came from understanding the connection local people have had historically with the cattle industry and their love of country. By purchasing a mechanical bull we are able to provide an outlet for the community which fits with…

Jobseeker of the week: Dylan Sheen

Dylan is a young 21 year old man living with Cerebral Palsy who has just obtained employment with Corrobboree Hostel in Katherine as a night watchman. Since a young teen Dylan has face challenges with substance abuse that have hindered him obtaining and maintaining employment. Dylan said that his biggest barrier was his own mind…