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RISE Ventures July Newsletter

6 Impactful Projects in 2024 – Our July Newsletter

July 10, 2024

    This monthly newsletter is our opportunity to share with you the latest news, community updates and celebrations across the RISE remote employment, enterprise and community projects space. As we reach the mid-point of the year, RISE Ventures would like to reflect on the past 6-months and celebrate some of the incredible projects, partnerships and success stories…

Cultural Wellbeing Pormpuraaw

Cultural Wellbeing Days in Pormpuraaw

July 04, 2024

Thursdays are a special day for our Pormpuraaw clients and teams. They are our Cultural Wellbeing days.   Our teams run a men’s group and a women’s group, taking community members out on Country to reconnect with cultural practices and have a yarn about their wellbeing.   The sessions have been a wonderful success! Check out three…

Kowanyama Bakery

RISE Ventures Celebrates the Opening of the Kowanyama Bakery!

June 06, 2024

  RISE Ventures Celebrates the Opening of the Kowanyama Bakery!   Wednesday 29 June was a day of celebration for the Kowanyama community with the official re-opening of the Kowanyama Bakery!   This venture is not just about delicious breads and pastries; it signifies a significant step towards economic development and improved health for community residents.  The…

May Newsletter

RISE Ventures May Newsletter

May 03, 2024

    This monthly newsletter is our opportunity to share with you the latest news, community updates and celebrations across the RISE remote employment, enterprise and community projects space. This month, we are proud to share three successful launches – Pormpuraaw youth engagement, NDIS in Kowanyama and GATHER AROUND, a consulting and training services enterprise! Happy reading! ⭐…

Pormpuraaw Land & Sea

Mentoring Youth and Enhancing the Pormpuraaw Community

April 12, 2024

The Pormpuraaw Land & Sea Project is a small but mighty team doing great things for their community.   Made up of RISE Supervisors and eager clients, they are a men’s group in action.   Their mission? To restore, beautify and maintain the outdoor spaces in their community and help locals along the way.  …

Cody Starts His Carpentry Apprenticeship with Pormpuraaw Council!

March 12, 2024

Cody Henaway is a self-driven young man from Pormpuraaw who is turning his talents into a sustainable career.   Cody completed year 12 of high school in 2022 and returned to the Pormpuraaw community. At school, he had already gained Certificate II in Engineering Pathways & Certificate I in Construction.  After graduation, Cody got casual work…

The First Step to a Career in Construction for Kybrook Locals

March 01, 2024

  In partnership with Aboriginal Enterprises Australia, RISE Ventures Katherine facilitated a 2-day White Card training and certification at Kybrook Community Farm. Eleven clients from Kybrook completed the training and we were pleasantly surprised to have eight women who are breaking down barriers in a male-dominated industry. One of the ladies even brought her young…

Building Project Sparks Engagement with Pormpuraaw Youth

February 26, 2024

  Engaging with youth in Pormpuraaw has been an ongoing challenge for our team but we’re celebrating a breakthrough with three young men with carpentry potential!  Stephen, Darren and Lloyd from our Community Projects team decided to change their approach with local youth and empower them to choose what they want to do with RISE’s…

February Newsletter

RISE Ventures February Newsletter

February 13, 2024

    This monthly newsletter is our opportunity to share with you the latest news, community updates and celebrations across the RISE remote employment, enterprise and community projects space. Welcome to our first newsletter of 2024! For us, 2023 was about sowing seeds of ideas and change, and creating fertile soil for growth. This year, those seeds are…

RISE Ventures December Newsletter

RISE Ventures December Newsletter

December 14, 2023

    This monthly newsletter is our opportunity to share with you the latest news, community updates and celebrations across the RISE remote employment, enterprise and community projects space. With the end of the year fast approaching, things aren’t slowing down yet for our teams.  We’re proud to share that we’ll be part of two new initiatives in…