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Inquiry transcipts online

On Friday 1 May, the Flynn P&C and the John Flynn Community Group gave evidence to the Assembly Inquiry into school closures. Transcripts are now available.

Inquiry submissions now online

Submissions to the Inquiry into ACT school closures are now available online at:
The Inquiry website. In total there were 76 submission, which is rumoured to be a very high number for an Assembly Inquiry.

Flynn P&C submission to the school closures inquiry

Flynn Primary School was a popular and healthy neighbourhood school and community centre before it was closed in 2006. The Flynn P&C believes the school and community resource centre were wrongfully closed and that remedial action is needed. Opening the school and community centre at Flynn can be justified on the basis of righting past wrongs, but and equally strong case comes from considering the best way forward.

Last day for your say on school closures

Today’s your last chance to have your say on school closures.

Flynn forced to drop school closure legal challenge

Pressure tactics on the eve of the Inquiry into school closures have forced the Flynn Primary School Parents and Citizens Association to drop its long-running legal challenge against the Stanhope Government’s closure of Flynn Primary School.

Assembly Estimates discuss Flynn childcare

Flynn’s proposal for childcare has been discussed in the Estimates Hearing this week. An extract from the Proof Transcript is below.

Neighbourhood watch: March 2009

Next meeting for Flynn Neighbourhood Watch is: 7:30pm Wednesday 11 March 2009 at the Ginninderra Labor Club.

‘Your say’ in school closures Inquiry

People affected or concerned by the closure of Flynn Primary School and community centre now have a brief opportunity to submit a letter to the new Inquiry into ACT school closures.

$230m cash bonanza but ACT cries ‘we’re too poor’ for Flynn

The ACT Government is crying ‘we’re too poor’ to re-open Flynn Primary School at the very same time that it is dishing out $230 million of Federal money for ACT schools and promising more ACT money through upcoming appropriations.

Flynn welcomes Inquiry into school closures

The Flynn Primary School Parents and Citizens Association today cautiously welcomed news of an Inquiry into school closures, stressing that the Inquiry needs to fully examine the information and processes that led to decisions to close schools.

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