Local Government Arts and Culture Awards 2012

The Orange Regional Gallery at Orange Health Service project has received an award at the
Local Government Arts and Culture Summit.
The Gallery, through Orange City Council is the 2012 winner in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Culture: Arts and Health Initiatives category. The award acknowledges the unique partnership formed between Orange City Council, Mental Health Drug and Alchohol Service, General Health and the community.

Orange NAIDOC Awards 2011

The Orange National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee presented the Orange Arts + Health Participatory Arts Projects with a Community Project Award.

Arts and Health Australia Awards for Excellence 2011

The annual Arts and Health Australia Awards for Excellence are designed to recognise and acknowledge the outstanding and innovative contribution of individuals and organisations leading the field of arts and health in Australia. They reflect the diversity of the field across policy, programs, practice, health promotion, education, research and the environment.

The Awards are embedded in the flow and process of the annual international conference The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, organised by national advocacy and networking organisation Arts and Health Australia.

Congratulations to Meg Simpson, Chair Arts and Health Committee and Gabriella Hegyes, Artist who were awarded in the category of Mental Health and the Arts for their work on Participatory arts projects for the Arts + Health Strategy at Orange Health Service.