Good News Stories

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…

Kowanyama Farm Restoration Project

February 07, 2024

  For the past 5-months, RISE Ventures has been working in partnership with the Abm Elgoring Ambung Aboriginal Corporation on the Kowanyama Farm Restoration Project.    Located just outside of the Kowanyama township, the derelict farm presented the perfect opportunity to engage our clients in a substantial project with purpose.            …

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…

Mark - Tindal

Mark is Succeeding as a Ground Attendant at the Royal Australian Air Force Base in Tindal

November 10, 2023

We are thrilled to announce a fantastic placement that truly exemplifies the spirit of dedication and skill development! Meet Mark, an individual brimming with talent and enthusiasm, who was eagerly seeking an opportunity to showcase his skills and attitude. Thanks to our collaboration with Track SIS, he has a role as a ground attendant at…

Cameron Josiah and Justin Lawrence

Two Local Indigenous Men Lead RISE Ventures Kowanyama

October 24, 2023

RISE Ventures is celebrating two local Indigenous men stepping up to lead the RISE Kowanyama team. In the middle of 2023, Cameron Josiah was promoted to Business Manager and Justin Lawerence was promoted to Community Project Coordinator. Read the impressive stories of how Cameron and Justin have grown from young men to local leaders, with…

Kowanyama Family Fun Day

Kowanyama Family Fun Day Brings The Community Together

October 12, 2023

    The Kowanyama Family Fun Day saw all of the community come together and bring joy to the faces of the children.   RISE Ventures Kowanyama organised the day in partnership with the Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council to coincide with the grand re-opening of the water park.   Team member Shiquea Creek organised the…

The Barefoot Pilot: Tyeisha Clark Learns To Fly

August 08, 2023

      Tyeisha Clark is a 19-year-old First Nations woman who has dreams with no limits. In fact, she’s already conquered the skies, become a role model in her community and earned herself the title of “The Barefoot Pilot”.    Growing up in Kowanyama, a small Queensland town in Cape York, Tyeisha finished school…

Community Pride Newsletter

Success Stories – Community Pride

July 26, 2023

Read our latest aspirant success stories, with a spotlight on Community Pride.                  Working in community means being part of the community. An important part of our work is what we call Community Pride. This encompasses community events, clean-ups and grounds keeping, art and cultural programs, and wellbeing…