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Heritage listing rejected

The ACT Heritage Council decided aginst accepting Flynn’s nomination for listing on the ACT Heritage Register. The decision was made in a ameeting on 24 June, 2010. The ACT Heritage Unit advised the John Flynn Community Group in a letter written on 28 June (4 days later). The Flynn P&C has not been formally notified.

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 […]

National Trust (ACT) reservations for ACT Government education reform

The National Trust welcomes the response by the ACT Government to continue using the heritage listed schools at Hall and Tharwa for educational purposes, but it is still very concerned over the future of the Flynn School.

P&C welcomes Chief Minister’s Flynn school commitment

Flynn Primary School P&C Association has welcomed a commitment from the Chief Minister Jon Stanhope to retain the Flynn Primary School facility and grounds.

Flynn Primary School meets criteria for heritage listing

There’s good news for those interested in conserving the heritage of Flynn Primary School, Preschool and grounds.
Flynn Primary School and grounds meet the threshold criteria for heritage listing, according to a 4 September letter from The Chief Minister and Minister for Heritage.

National Trust concerned about the future of the former Flynn Primary School

The ACT National Trust has released a media statement outlining its concerns about the Flynn Primary School building.

Stateline report: Back to Flynn School

Enrico Taglietti discusses Flynn Primary School's heritage
Architect Enrico Taglietti’s support for the Flynn Primary School and community centre was highlighted in an ABC Stateline story tonight (Friday 29 May).

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.

Inquiry will look into reopening shut schools

The ACT Legislative Assembly will today announce an inquiry into the Government’s decision to close 23 schools across Canberra. The Assembly’s Standing Committee on Education, Training and Youth Affairs will review the Government’s controversial Towards 2020 policy that prompted the mass closures in the 2006-07 budget.

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.

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