News

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…

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