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Kybrook Farm

June 14, 2019

Kybrook Farm Clean up

SEE Project Kowanyama

June 07, 2019

SEE program has finally arrived in Kowanyama

New Women’s shelter in Pormpuraaw

June 06, 2019

Two local men have commenced work on the construction of the new Women’s Shelter in Pormpuraaw. Both men have previous construction experience and white cards and have been able to gain work with Strategic Builders who have the contract to complete the works. These men are excellent attenders at their WfD activity and have made it to the top of the list for recommendations to the contractors due to this.

Great job so far – we are excited to see the final product!

Jewellery Workshop Kowanyama

May 31, 2019

Tania Major is a local woman from Kowanyama that runs a jewellery workshop for young women in partnership with RISE.

From Old to New

December 03, 2018

The participants at our Mareeba Maintenance Activity have been learning about motor vehicles and recently converted an old tractor into working order.

Better social and economic outcomes planned for Australia’s remote communities

October 18, 2018

A recent conference hosted by Rise Ventures was held to empower local communities by bringing Mayors and CEOs of regional and remote councils together with key decision makers and drivers of Indigenous policy, including the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. The aim of the conference was to directly…

Finding jobs in aged care

August 30, 2018

Indigenous job seekers are finding jobs in Katherine aged care homes. RISE Ventures and Australian Regional and Remote Community Services are building relationships in Katherine with the aim of supporting Indigenous job seekers into meaningful, sustainable employment in aged care facilities. Integrated Services Manager for ARRCS, Elizabeth O’Connor, said the partnership between the two organisations…

Katherine NAIDOC 2018

July 16, 2018

Here’s some great photos from the Kalano Family fun day for NAIDOC Week supported by the RISE Venture Katherine team. #NAIDOCWeek #CommunityPride indigenous.gov.au               

Pormpuraaw Cemeteries

May 31, 2018

There has been a lot of care and attention shown by the RISE Ventures crew in these projects which are close to the heart of all in Pormpuraaw. These photos speak volumes about the dedication and commitment to the restoration of the local cemeteries. Once one cemetery has been finished we have moved on to the…

The Bull Has Arrived Pormpuraaw

November 14, 2017

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…