RISE gives 14-25 year olds the skills and confidence to pursue their dream careers.

Whether you’re into skateboarding or storytelling, dressmaking or graphic design, or even starting your own small business, RISE can help turn your passion into a dream career.

A range of programs and creative skill workshops are happening in 2021, so young people can explore pathways to professional careers.

Click here to see the RISE flyer.

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Up and Coming

Call for Youth Short Stories for publication

Intro to Visual Effects VFX101 - 4 day school holiday program  (flyer)

Loud and Proud Youth Week Festival 

Young adult Graphic Novel practical drawing & writing workshop (more info to come)

Past Events

Drone Programming with DroneBlocks  

Podcasting with Radio Margaret River

Skate Ramp Construction with Cowaramup Men's Shed *2nd round 

SAMMFEST Youth Festival

Hospitality Job Connect 

Illustrative Skills Workshop

Youth Week Festival

Skate Ramp Building with Cowaramup Men’s Shed 

Rise to Your Career EXPO @ MRSHS 

Creative Writing mentorship with Centre for Stories and MR Readers and Writers Festival 

Costume making/cosplay workshops with Woven Cowaramup

Digital Marketing Industry Panel Q & A and Practical Workshop

Passion to Profit Microenterprise Development Workshop 

Mountain Bike Trail Building with Magic Dirt Trailworx

Youth Workshops @ Strings Attached Guitar Festival


Have an idea for the RISE program? Want to know more? Please contact Katie Taylor, Program Coordinator and Community Development Officer on 08 9780 5233 or [email protected].

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Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
Ph 08 9780 5255
Fax 08 9757 2512


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