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Flynn celebrates with Flying Doctors

Flynn residents were among invited guests and more than a thousand supporters at the 80th birthday celebrations of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Sydney on Sunday (18 May).

Community and experts stake heritage claim for Flynn school

Prominent architectural, heritage and cultural organisations have supported a heritage nomination for the Flynn Primary School and grounds. The application was formally accepted by the ACT Heritage Council in April 2007, and it was the first step towards heritage listing of Flynn Primary School, Preschool, health centre and grounds.

Invitation to join Flying Doctor celebrations

The Ryal Flying Doctor Service has invited Flynn parents and citizens to join their 80th birthday celebration, to be held at bankstown on 17 May, 2007.

Heritage application lodged for Flynn

The John Flynn Community Group has submitted a comprehensive application for Flynn Primary School to be added to the ACT Heritage Register.

Happy ending to Flynn saga

Flynn memorial to be rededicated at 12.30pm on 11 August 2007 in Bingle St, Flynn.

Flynn’s stolen heritage to be restored and re-dedicated

The Australian national memorial desecrated by the ACT Education Department is to be fully restored and re-dedicated following the return of the John Flynn memorial plaque to its rightful place in Flynn.

Reports confirm plaque stolen and memorial defaced

The latest reports indicate that the ACT Government has defaced and stolen part of an Australian Government asset namely the John Flynn Memorial from Flynn.

Vandalism of John Flynn memorial: update

The ACT Government has admitted to removing a memorial plaque and concreting over the Flynn name on a National Memorial celebrating the centenary of the birth of the Reverend John Flynn, founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Apparently this is the first time a government has desecrated a National Memorial.

Barr must now restore ‘stolen’ plaque and memorial

Education Minister, Andrew Barr must now return the John Flynn Memorial plaque and restore the entire Memorial promptly or open himself to possible criminal prosecution following revelations in the Canberra Times today that the memorial is a Commonwealth asset.

Flynn gives Barr seven days to restore Memorial

The Flynn community is giving Education Minister Andrew Barr seven days to return the plaque and restore the integrity of the John Flynn Memorial.

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