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Vacancy Drive success – more jobs to fill

June 24, 2021

Rise Ventures Pormpuraaw hosted a barbeque so our community members could meet potential employers from Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council and Pormpuraaw Paanthu Aboriginal Corporation.


Training available as AACAP comes to Pormpuraaw

June 21, 2021

The Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP) has commenced work in the Pormpuraaw region, starting with building an Independent Living Facility and Men’s Shed.


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…

White Card Training

December 28, 2020

On the 3rd and 4th of November (Tuesday and Wednesday), Rise Katherine hosted two courses of Certificate 1 in Construction (White Card) which was facilitated by the Batchelor Institute. Jobseekers need a Construction WhiteCard to enter the Construction Industry. Invitations were sent to our neighbouring Region (33) and to our Lead Contractor (Kalano Community Association)…

Job Seeker of the Week: Ananias Ganaraj AKA Cowboy

July 21, 2017

Cowboy currently attends our Community Improvement activity on a daily basis. Cowboy is always the first to help our supervisors and pitches in when required. We helped Cowboy to receive his WHS card in June for Construction. He is normally the first to arrive to his activity, and is generally the last to leave, after…

Job Seeker of the Week: Cain Nangamu

July 14, 2017

Meet Cain – he’s one of our most talented job seekers. Cain does his activity at Injalak Arts Centre. We assisted Cain to obtain his Learner’s Permit back in October last year. Then when NT Drive Safe came back into the community in April, Cain obtained his P License. Well done, Cain! We put him…

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…

Job Seeker of the Week: Vincent William

June 23, 2017

Vincent is a young cultural leader in his community who is stepping up to do more. Through his participation in our hosted activity with Pormpur Paanthu Aboriginal Corporation Men’s Group, Vincent was able to demonstrate his leadership skills and working ability. Due to this opportunity Vincent has now been offered paid work with Pormpur Paanthu…

Jobseeker of the week: Delena Coyne

June 02, 2017

Delena has been working with RISE Katherine since November 2015. A mother of 4 wonderful children and still manages to work full time at Top End Health Services.  She has always been welcoming towards our staff and always attend her appointments at the Katherine Rise office.  We have been informed by TEHS that Delena is…

Job Seeker of the Week: Audrey Waraumiya

May 29, 2017

Audrey has been born and bred in the beautiful community of Minjilang on Crocker Island. Being on an isolated and small island, Audrey has found it hard to gain employment. Audrey actively participates in the Creative Industries where she is learning new skills in sewing, craft, cooking, gardening, budgeting & the like with the main…