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Heritage Council to visit Flynn

Th ACT Heritage Council will be paying Flynn and Giralang primary schools a visit as part of their assessment of the heritage value of the two schools, revealed an ACT public servant an Assembly Committee hearing today. Scheduled for 18 February, the visit will “make an on-site inspection, have a look at the facts that […]

P&C not to blame for school condition

Vicki Dunne MLA read the following statement out to the Legislative Assembly on 17 November 2009. You can find the transcript at Hansard, page 5129. The Chief Minister’s comments start at Hansard, 11 November, page 4830. Statement The Flynn Primary School P&C Association would like to comment on the claims made by the Chief Minister […]

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.

Motion to re-open Flynn Primary School

A motion to re-open Flynn, Cook, Hall and Tharwa was announced at Flynn Primary School today. The Liberals plan to put the motion to the Assembly in the next sitting (in mid-October).

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.

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.

How many children moved to private schools after their school closed?

The Department does not know how many students enrolled in private schools after the government closed their school.

Hargreaves supportive of community’s proposal to use Flynn

Minister for TaMS John Hargreaves today reported to the Assembly his support for the John Flynn Community Group’s proposal to use the Flynn school for community use.

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