Category Archives: Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program

Development of Culture & Arts program for Forbes and Parkes Hospitals, in partnership with Lachlan Health Service.

The Lachlan Health Services Project team engaged Arts OutWest to integrate culture and arts into the Forbes and Parkes Hospital redevelopments. The NSW Government provided $113.7 million to redevelop the Forbes Hospital and build a new Parkes Hospital. A component of this funding was used to help deliver the Lachlan Health Service Culture and Arts program.

Colouring in books distributed to hospitals

Colouring in books distributed to hospitals

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

We’ve produced a colouring in book for patients, visitors and staff at Parkes and Forbes Hospitals featuring work by artists from the NSW Central West . Read the Full article

Arts & health: Wiradjuri signage program expands

Arts & health: Wiradjuri signage program expands

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

The award winning Wiradjuri language signage at Parkes and Forbes hospitals will now be rolled out to other hospitals in inland NSW, in local Aboriginal languages.  Read the Full article

Meaning of gugaa symbol on Parkes Hospital doors

Meaning of gugaa symbol on Parkes Hospital doors

Filed : Arts & Health, In Hospitals, Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program .

The meaning of the gugaa goanna symbol on the entry doors as explained by ngangaanha, Robert Clegg, designer and Wiradjuri Elder. Read the Full article

Artist and the farmer sculpture installed

Artist and the farmer sculpture installed

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

An exciting new contemporary sculpture – Siloscopes – has been commissioned and now installed at Forbes Hospital as part of the hospital’s redevelopment. Read the Full article

Music uplifts Parkes and Forbes hospitals

Music uplifts Parkes and Forbes hospitals

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

Having live music played to you in hospital might be out of the ordinary, but in Parkes and Forbes hospitals this new experience has been a dose of joy. Read the Full article