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Shock announcement undermines Flynn community and threatens heritage

The ACT Government’s announcement to relocate two existing childcare centres to the Flynn Primary School ignores the viable solution proposed by the Flynn community; breaches promises made by government; and will not in itself create a significant number of new childcare places. The group is also concerned that the extent of structural changes need for such a large centre of 110 places in total will damage the heritage value of the building.

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.

Enthusiastic support for Flynn school and community plan

A community-led plan for a multi-use community hub at Flynn Primary School including one childcare provider and a community school was greeted with enthusiastic support at last night’s meeting of the Belconnen Community Council. Architect Enrico Taglietti also re-affirmed the high heritage value of the Flynn School.

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, […]

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.

Community asks for childcare at Flynn

The John Flynn Community Group is lobbying for part of the Flynn Primary School to be opened up for much needed community childcare. With a severe shortage of childcare places in the area, the community has proposed that the ACT government open the doors at Flynn so that a section of the school can be used for this purpose while discussions continue about the remainder.

Neighbourhood watch: February 2009

Next meeting for Flynn Neighbourhood Watch is at
7:30pm Wednesday 11 February 2009, Ginninderra Labor Club

Childcare needed at Flynn

The ACT Greens called for the Government to support the establishment of childcare facilities at Flynn Primary school site.

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