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.

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.

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.

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.