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Welding Course at RISE Katherine Trades Skills Hub

March 03, 2022

The new RISE Katherine Trades Skills Hub held it’s first course in welding. It was a three week course that has now completed today.

Get Ready for Pancake Day

February 23, 2022

Rise Ventures is getting ready for Pancake Day on March the 1st. The team at Rise compete to see who makes the best pancake. Get your tools ready to join Rise on March the 1st and cook some amazing pancakes.

Katherine Trade Skills Hub (KTSH)

February 21, 2022

Rise Ventures and Nyirrunggulung-Rise are thrilled to announce a new dedicated space to boost training and jobs for the local community. The Katherine Trade Skills Hub (KTSH).

Supporting the Kowanyama Community

January 31, 2022

Rise Ventures has been busy helping the community of Kowanyama during the tough times of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 virus. The team with the help of Supervisor Alvina Tent, has been sewing face masks as well as assisting the Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council with 150 emergency care packages for the local community. Well done to all involved.

The Kowanyama Art and Cultural Project

December 10, 2021

Our local Kowanyama artists attended the Kowanyama Art and Cultural Project sponsored by RISE and managed by Tania Major Consulting. The project carries on the vision of studying and celebrating our ancient heritage and expressing them in our current environment through a planned program of community-based art activities. See all the images and learn more about the project.

Certificate I in Construction

November 23, 2021

Wow, what a month it’s been, we have very successfully run a Certificate I in Construction in conjunction with the training company Jenagar. It was such a pleasure to welcome them into our community. Learn more about the training and what was made during the course.

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.

Rise Kowanyama Arts and Culture Program

November 09, 2021

The Rise Kowanyama Arts and Culture program participants are currently in Cairns this week as the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) kicks off their virtual program. It’s the first time the Kowanyama participants are taking part in the in the exhibition. We are very proud of all the talented Kowanyama artists and are excited to see the online art fair from the 10th of November.

All RISE for Mango Harvesting

October 28, 2021

Over the last three years RISE has been invited to collect Mangoes from the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade – Katherine Research Station.This year RISE along with Nyirrunggulung-RISE have been invited to assist with the mango distribution around our remote communities of Beswick, Barunga, Binjari, Kalano and Katherine regions. See all the photos from the day.

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.