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Flynn residents gagged and not welcome in own backyard

Government officials sent the strongest message yet that Flynn residents are not welcome at their former school and community centre when they banned Flynn community members from speaking at an event to which they were invited on Wednesday 11 May.

Development application for Flynn now notified

Almost two weeks after starting demolition at Fynn Primary School, the ACT Government has notified the development application and made the documentation available

Chief Minister agrees to meet with the Flynn community

Chief minister Jon Stanhope agreed at a recent community meeting to formally meet with Flynn community members to negotiate from the start the community’s proposal for the future use and management of the school.

Surge of community support for Flynn heritage

More than 600 Flynn residents have signed a petition in support for the community and heritage values embodied in the Flynn school hub.

Flynn welcomes opportunity to plan community hub

The John Flynn Community Group hopes to work with the ACT Government to develop a masterplan for a childcare centre and sustainable community hub at Flynn following a positive meeting with Disability Housing and Community Services Minister, Joy Burch, last week.

Flynn seeks urgent meeting after Anzac Day shock

Flynn community groups are seeking an urgent meeting with ACT Government ministers following a shock Anzac Day announcement for Flynn Primary School that appears to leave the Flynn community out in the cold again.

Report from Flynn at BCC

The Belconnen Community Council Forum heard the John Flynn Community Group’s proposal for Flynn tonight. The idea of reconnecting the community through a day and night multi-use community centre with Baringa Childcare and a small community school was applauded with many comments of support and encouragement from the floor The centre also includes an accessible, […]

Flying Doctor to help revive Flynn

Protecting the heritage of John Flynn and the Flying Doctors will be one of the centrepieces of a community-led vision to bring life back to the Flynn Primary School that closed in 2006. The John Flynn Community Group will present to the February Forum of the Belconnen Community Council next week (16 February) the vision […]

Flynn presents at BCC: 16 Feb

You are invited to a public meeting with the John Flynn Community Group. The John Flynn Community Group will present a community-led vision for the future of the John Flynn Community Centre. The group’s vision for the John Flynn Community Centre is for an inclusive, multi-use, early childhood and intergenerational hub that meets the needs […]

Neighbourhood Watch – September 2009

The next meeting for Flynn Neighbourhood Watch is at 7:30pm Wednesday 16 September 2009, at the Ginninderra Labor Club

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