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Archive for February, 2012

National Trust launches heritage survey

The John Flynn Community Group, with the support of the National Trust, is seeking your views of the heritage values of the Taglietti-designed Flynn Primary School precinct. You can access the survey at www.flynn.org.au/survey.

Survey: Community value and heritage

This is your chance to have a say on what you value about the Flynn school and grounds The survey asks you what you think about: the design by famous architect Enrico Taglietti the memorial and links to John Flynn and the Flying Doctors the history of the place the building and the grounds for […]

Canberra Times letters debate

There has been an interesting to and fro in the letters section of the Canberra Times in the past few weeks. As it is getting a bit long, we thought it might be worth putting them all together here. Council’s all-time low hits an architectural wonder February 8, 2012 The ACT Heritage Council has hit […]

Chance to add value to heritage statement

The community now has until 14 March to tell the ACT Government what it values about Flynn primary school and grounds. This is significantly longer than the single day originally offered to the ACT community in early February, but it is still not as long as hoped. The six weeks is the bare minimum required […]

Supreme Court appeal for Flynn

The Flynn community’s bid for heritage listing of the Flynn Primary School precinct took another step forwards today and yesterday (6-7 February) in the ACT Supreme Court. Led by the Flynn Primary School Parents and Citizens Association and the John Flynn Community Group, the appeal aims to overturn a ruling by the ACT Civil and […]

Seven days to submit for Flynn

ACT departmental officials have given selected Flynn residents just seven days notice in peak holiday season that submissions on an important heritage report for the Flynn Primary School precinct are due. Some Flynn residents woke on Australia Day to find an ACT Government newsletter wedged in their junk mail, giving them first notice of a […]

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