A new mural has been unveiled at Headspace Orange in recognition of Reconciliation Week.
More than 75 students from five schools helped Indigenous artist Sandon Gibbs-O'Neil from Burruguu Art paint the mural, as part of an initiative to promote community and connection through artwork.
"Normally you get an artist who comes in from out of town and moves on," Mr Gibbs-O'Neil said.
"But I'm always about getting kids involved, whether it's getting their hand prints on it or getting them involved in the ideas process.
"It was a pretty cool project to work with that many kids. Hopefully they look at art differently now too, whether it's Aboriginal art or just art in general."
Jessica Gostelow, Headspace Orange senior youth care coordinator, said it's important to create a safe place to explore identity.
"We were thrilled to work with Sandon Gibbs-O'Neil to not only create this beautiful piece, but to also work with local young people to explore their connection to culture through art," she said.
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