Pormpuraaw Cemeteries

May 31, 2018

There has been a lot of care and attention shown by the RISE Ventures crew in these projects which are close to the heart of all in Pormpuraaw. These photos speak volumes about the dedication and commitment to the restoration of the local cemeteries. Once one cemetery has been finished we have moved on to the…

Strengthening Performance

May 25, 2018

The team at RISE Ventures are among the most dedicated and skilled workers in the Community Development Programme network and have been recognised by Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. We have recently received the results for the Performance Period Review 5 through DPMC. Our five regions are among the top seven providers across the…

King of the Ranges

February 09, 2018

Davin, who calls Mornington Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria, his home, works for the Heytesbury Cattle Company which owns six stations spanning 2.5 million hectares across Northern Territory and West Australia. Among these is the Victoria River Downs Station which is now run as four stand-alone stations.  One of these is Moolooloo Station where Davin…

RISE Ventures Celebrates CDP Success

November 28, 2017

RISE Ventures is extremely proud of the work we are doing through the Community Development Programme. Partnering with local people, community and employers we are gaining real momentum and improving the lives of people who find work and build their careers. This is not an easy contract and we must engage with local communities to…

The Bull Has Arrived Pormpuraaw

November 14, 2017

Pormpuraaw community has welcomed the arrival of RISE Ventures mechanical bull. The idea for having a mechanical bull came from understanding the connection local people have had historically with the cattle industry and their love of country. By purchasing a mechanical bull we are able to provide an outlet for the community which fits with…

Jobseeker of the week: Dylan Sheen

November 10, 2017

Dylan is a young 21 year old man living with Cerebral Palsy who has just obtained employment with Corrobboree Hostel in Katherine as a night watchman. Since a young teen Dylan has faced challenges with substance abuse that have hindered him obtaining and maintaining employment. Dylan said that his biggest barrier was his own mind…

Nyunggai Warren Mundine AO – In Black and White

November 09, 2017

Our own Chairman of RISE Ventures Nyunggai Warren Mundine AO launched his memoir last night ‘In Black and White’.

Massive clean-up gives community new look

October 10, 2017

Our fellas are on a roll.  We had a massive clean-up which made our community look great.

Gunbalanya team finish Basketball area at local Youth Centre!

Our dedicated and hard-working job seekers in Gunbalanya have just finished the basketball area at the Youth Centre! They have planned their next project already to bring even more life into the Centre. Well done!

Helping the Gunbalanya Youth Centre

September 29, 2017

Our Gunbalanya work crew in the process of building a basketball play area for our local Youth Centre.  This is one of the projects we will be doing at the centre to give young people a place to go and have fun. Keep an eye out for more updates and progress reports as we finish…