Mornington Island has the first hair salon in a remote area that provides training and work experience for young women on the island. RISE Ventures envisioned that the salon would be a great activity to inspire and engage women to look at hairdressing as a possible career option, whilst also providing training and experience in a business.
A Community Development Program activity has seen the old cemetery on Mornington Island recently restored and now a place for local people to visit. The Cemetery is a sacred place and full of family history.
The Hackerspace at Kuranda, North Queensland, is providing a unique space and learning facility to engage youth in new technologies. It is building capacity for local young people to advance in the future world.