Good News Stories

Pormpuraaw Youth Summit

July 26, 2021

RISE assisted with the PPAC Youth Summit as part of Pormpuraaw Community Development and Community Engagement working together.

Beswick NAIDOC Cook Up

July 23, 2021

The Beswick community celebrated NAIDOC week with a cook-up around the fire. The Fellas and ladies made a very tasty meal of vegetables, corn beef, and damper.

NAIDOC Week Celebrations

July 16, 2021

The Rise Ventures team created videos acknowledging the land they are on for NAIDOC Week.

Kalano Indigenous Careers Expo

June 29, 2021

On Friday the 18th of June, RISE was invited to attend the Indigenous Careers Expo held at the Kalano Sports Precinct at Kalano Community Association.

Troy Cassar-Daley Concert at Pormpuraaw

June 17, 2021

The Rise Ventures team was excited and happy to be a part of the Troy Cassar-Daley Concert at Pormpuraaw.

Construction White Card Training

June 11, 2021

13 RISE participants successfully completed White Card training with Anthony from Civil Safety on Tuesday 8/06/21. RISE also assisted 4 other community members who are not RISE participants to complete this training as there were some spaces left due to Sorry Business and some participants were unable to complete the training due to this.

Kybrook Community COVID Vaccine

May 27, 2021

The Pine Creek clinic manager Damien and Aboriginal Health staff Chris Johnson came to the Rise CDP Activity in Kybrook to speak with Rise participants about the COVID-19 Vaccine.

Bunnings brings smiles to Barunga Creche Kids’ faces!

May 03, 2021

With kind generation from Bunnings Palmerston, we were able to distribute show bags to the remote communities that we work in within Region 33. The dinosaurs and frisbees were particularly popular with the children. Huge thanks to the Bunnings team from all of us. #Bunnings #NyirrunggulungRise


Overcoming license barriers with IDLU

April 19, 2021

The Indigenous Driver Licensing Program (IDLU) visited the RISE Kowanyama community this week assisting 40 jobseekers with ID and licensing barriers. Service Coordinator Trudi Strahan prepared for their visit ensuring everything was well organised. Lavinia Thomas worked very closely with IDLU onsite to assist job seekers with any issues they encountered. The Indigenous Driver Licensing Program…

Driving Educational course

April 08, 2021

A Drink Driving Education course held at Rise Ventures, Katherine earlier this year attended by Mark, Veronica, and Betsy was a success.