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Gunbalanya team finish Basketball area at local Youth Centre!

October 10, 2017

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…

Community Pride Gunbalanya

September 21, 2017

Njanjma Rangers and RISE Ventures Gunbalanya continue to collaborate and deliver skills and opportunities for people in West Arnhem Land. Partnering with local organisation fills us with such pride.

RISE Good News Stories September 2017

September 12, 2017

Our organisation keeps serving the community and its’ peoples and going from strength to strength! Check out what has been going on around the country. Good News Stories September 2017

Clean drinking water is a right – Kowrowa

September 11, 2017

Kuranda’s Social Justice Group Coordinator; Persia Westropp-Hill praises RISE for providing clean drinkable water to Kowrowa’s community. Persia writes to RISE Kowrowa is a community less than 50 km from Cairns, Nth QLD not a third world country, however the Kowrowa community have been living in third world conditions in regard to the condition of…

Community Advisory Board Katherine

August 17, 2017

Fantastic to attend our second Community Advisory Board meeting in Katherine today. Some really good planning and advice given regarding our Youth Engagement Project. Also, welcome aboard Jaydin from YMCA Katherine. We’re really looking forward to working together to engage young people. #cdpsuccess

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…

Community Advisory Board Pormpuraaw

July 18, 2017

Today in Pormpuraaw our first formal Community Advisory Board met to discuss Youth Engagement, a Training Centre at Baa’s Yard, reopening the local abattoir and bakery, cattle holding yards and development of homelands. Welcome to our new Advisory Board members we look forward to working closely with you and the community – (Left to right) Leah…

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…

NAIDOC Day Celebration in Gunbalanya

July 11, 2017

Last week RISE helped man the BBQ with the wonderful ladies from Centrelink, and helped setup the jumping castle. Team Health, NT Health, Local Police, Anglicare, Centrelink, West Arnhem Shire Sport & Rec and RISE all joined together to celebrate NAIDOC. There was a BBQ followed by a local soccer match, egg and spoon races,…