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Archive for October, 2009

Flynn calls for action following tree-cutting vandalism

Sawn-off plane tree at Flynn Primary SchoolFlynn residents have called on the ACT Government to fast-track Flynn’s proposal for a multi-use community centre at Flynn following the latest spate of vandalism at the site – the felling of large and significant trees over recent days.

P&C welcomes Chief Minister’s Flynn school commitment

Flynn Primary School P&C Association has welcomed a commitment from the Chief Minister Jon Stanhope to retain the Flynn Primary School facility and grounds.

Transcript: Chief Minister’s talkback, ABC 666

Chief Minister Jon Stanhope discusses the future of Flynn Primary School on talkback radio on 16 October 2009. In response to questions from a caller, he states his expectation that the school building and grounds will be heritage listed, and he makes a commitment to retain the school building and grounds.

No vote on motion to re-open Flynn

The motion to re-open four schools — Flynn, Hall, Cook and Tharwa primary schools — was put to the Assembly today by the Canberra Liberals, but there was no vote. Labor’s Andrew Barr opposed the motion. The Greens Meredith Hunter gave no speech, moving instead to adjourn debate to another day.

Flynn considers further action on school closures

Following the scathing findings of the School Closure Inquiry, the Flynn Primary School Parents and Citizens Association is calling on the Greens to stand up for communities in the upcoming sittings of the Assembly, by supporting the re-opening of Flynn Primary School.

Images from Flynn

Angles on the textured concrete walls


Flynn grounds

Landscape setting & grounds

Enrico Taglietti visting the school he designed

History and design

Memorial to John Flynn

Memorial to John Flynn