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Flynn considers next steps in heritage appeal

Flynn community groups and architect Enrico Taglietti are hoping to negotiate over coming weeks an agreement to protect heritage and community values at the Flynn Primary School.

Surge of community support for Flynn heritage

More than 600 Flynn residents have signed a petition in support for the community and heritage values embodied in the Flynn school hub.

Heritage decision on Flynn under appeal

Two Flynn-based community groups and distinguished architect Enrico Taglietti have launched an appeal against a decision by the ACT Heritage Council not to list Flynn Primary School, Preschool, health centre and grounds on the ACT Heritage Register.

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 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.

$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 and friends raise $50,000 and survive ‘strike out’

The Flynn Primary School Parents and Citizens Association has lodged the $50,000 required to continue its legal challenge to school closures and survived an application to ‘strike out’ the action in the ACT Supreme Court today.

Flynn sets sights on $50,000 for school closure challenge

Flynn parents and citizens today called on Canberrans to fight for the future of schools and communities by ‘chipping in’ to support an important legal challenge of school closures.

Now for the ‘truth’ about school closures

Canberrans outraged by yesterday’s revelation that schools did not need to close have the opportunity to press the ACT Government to fully account for those closures through legal action in the ACT Supreme Court, announced today by the Flynn Primary School Parents and Citizens Association.

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