Arts Outwest to integrate Culture & Arts in to new hospitals

Filed : Arts & Health, Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program, Projects .

The Lachlan Health Services Project has engaged Arts OutWest to integrate culture and arts into the Forbes and Parkes Hospital redevelopments.

A  Culture and Arts Working Group has been established. This group includes representation from the Lachlan Health Service Project team, Arts OutWest, the Lachlan Health Council and health staff.

The Culture and Arts Working Group is responsible for implementing a flexible and sustainable program that promotes well-being and creates a welcoming, vibrant place for the Forbes and Parkes communities.

Arts OutWest will coordinate individual arts projects and cultural initiatives on behalf LHS Culture and Arts Working Group.

Culture and Arts Working Group

The Culture and Arts Working Group meet every month. (L to R: Dan Herbert, Tracy Callinan, Susann Taylor, Deborah Hunter, Liz Mitchell, Christine McMillan, Annie Dwyer, Malcolm Stacey, Clancy Mears. Absent: Amanda Corcoran)

Community consultation will commence shortly to ensure the culture and arts program embodies the local environment and people.

For further information about the Arts and Culture Working Group please contact Christine McMillan.

christine.mcmillan@health.nsw.gov.au

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