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.

Training musicians in hospitals

Training musicians in hospitals

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

‘Life changing’ is how one of the six trainee Musicians in Hospitals described our training program at Parkes Hospital in June. Read the Full article

Musicians in hospitals training

Musicians in hospitals training

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

A really exciting, paid opportunity for musicians in the Central West to be trained to work in hospitals and aged care. Applications close June 13. Read the Full article

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

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