Youth Engagement is Taking Off in Pormpuraaw!

April 24, 2024

In February, we shared this story of three young men who had started learning carpentry with our Supervisors in Pormpuraaw. Since then, our youth engagement has taken off! We’ve welcomed 12 disengaged young people in the past 6-weeks.   Seeing what their mates had been doing with the RISE Ventures team prompted more young men to…

Building Project Sparks Engagement with Pormpuraaw Youth

February 26, 2024

  Engaging with youth in Pormpuraaw has been an ongoing challenge for our team but we’re celebrating a breakthrough with three young men with carpentry potential!  Stephen, Darren and Lloyd from our Community Projects team decided to change their approach with local youth and empower them to choose what they want to do with RISE’s…

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.

Minjilang Hydroponics Project

April 21, 2016

The results of the hard work and dedication of our participants with our hydroponics project on Croker Island are beginning to bear fruit ( pun intended ). Seedlings have been moved from the hothouse to the freshly laid garden beds to begin growing fresh produce. We have lettuce, tomatoes, bok choy, pumpkin, rockmelons and watermelons…