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Kowanyama Employment and Business Expo

June 09, 2022

The Kowanyama Employment expo is on from the 15th of June to the 16th of June 2022.

RISE Vacancy Drive BBQ

November 19, 2021

On the 25th of October, RISE held a Vacancy Drive BBQ at Pormpuraaw. The drive was to promote the current vacancies to the community. We had 11 applications and had vacancies for parks and garden roles, Community Service workers, Aged Care workers, and Essential Service workers. Thanks to all that attended. If you would like to learn more of what is available please come in and see the friendly team at RISE.

Kowanyama Certificate I in Construction

October 27, 2021

A group of young job seekers are busy training with the Certificate I in Construction at Kowanyama. It is great to see all the job seekers engaged in such valuable training.

Kowanyama White Card Training

August 31, 2021

We had a great turn out for the recent White Card Training at the MPC (Multi Purpose Centre) in Kowanyama.

Defence Force Recruiting

August 13, 2021

The Defence Force Recruiting Careers Promotion Team visited Katherine recently. A small amount of our RISE participants participated in an information session and were given the opportunity to talk with members of the Defence and have some of their question answered.

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…