Community Partners

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…

Mayors and CEOs Conference Empowering local communities

September 28, 2018

  RISE Ventures empowering local communities: Mayors and CEOs to have open dialogue. RISE Ventures will host a conference on 4-5 October to drive better social and economic outcomes to communities in remote Australia. This first ever event will be officially opened by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion, and will…

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               

Mornington Island NAIDOC 2018

‘Because of her we can’ NAIDOC celebrations in the Gulf of Carpentaria RISE Ventures helped the whole island participate in NAIDOC Day celebrations – great day to be in and with community. We are especially proud to be working in a community with so many strong female role models! #CDPSuccess #Communitypride        …

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…

RISE Newsletter – July 2017

July 07, 2017

RISE Newsletter – July 2017  

Job Seeker of the Week: Roseshelle Kitchener

July 04, 2017

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. She had never touched one before, but under the guidance of Renee, she managed to get through all the hurdles. Roseshelle got…

Western Tablelands Community Development Programme

July 03, 2017

The Kowrowa Indigenous Community is located approximately 15km from Kuranda in Far North Queensland. The Kowrowa Pride is a furniture-making activity that has seen the completion and readying for sale of many products over the past few years. Cabinet Making is a major and very popular activity within Kowrowa. Our job seekers gain experience in…

Injalak Art Centre West Arnhem

RISE Ventures has partnered with Injalak Art Centre for over three years, since the inception of the Remote Jobs and Community Programme (RJCP). Proudly, 30% of RISE Ventures’ West Arnhem caseload is hosted by Injalak Art Centre, with activity varying from multimedia, marketing, basket weaving, sculptures, screen printing and painting, and construction through to cultural…