STUDENTS from Denison College Kelso High campus have contributed to a new mural at the Kelso Community Hub.
The mural spans two walls and features the words 'Banha Belong', with 'Banha' being Wiradyuri for 'truly'.
The project is a collaboration between the school, Bathurst Local Aboriginal Land Council and Bathurst Regional Council.
Local street artist and muralist Sven Rogers led the project, offering up the artistic direction and helping the students to complete the work over four two-hour sessions.
He said the design of the mural was "selected to speak to the indigenous community and the wider community in Kelso", and the project creates a sense of pride in the facility among its young users.
"The community hub really does belong to these kids. I don't know if they feel that, but there has been a shift," Mr Rogers said.
"... Since the creation of the mural, there has been no case of graffiti at the Kelso Community Hub that I know of, so it has led to a better understanding and appreciation of this facility."
The project is part of the Museums and Galleries of NSW Lets Get Digital initiative, supported by the NSW Government, and more projects will be rolled out in Bathurst.
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