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Flynn Primary School in 2009

Entrance to Flynn Primary School 2009
Photographs of Flynn Primary School in 2009, showing the landscape setting for the school and details of Taglietti’s architecture.

Flynn’s stolen heritage to be restored and re-dedicated

The Australian national memorial desecrated by the ACT Education Department is to be fully restored and re-dedicated following the return of the John Flynn memorial plaque to its rightful place in Flynn.

Reports confirm plaque stolen and memorial defaced

The latest reports indicate that the ACT Government has defaced and stolen part of an Australian Government asset namely the John Flynn Memorial from Flynn.

Vandalism of John Flynn memorial: update

The ACT Government has admitted to removing a memorial plaque and concreting over the Flynn name on a National Memorial celebrating the centenary of the birth of the Reverend John Flynn, founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Apparently this is the first time a government has desecrated a National Memorial.

Barr must now restore ‘stolen’ plaque and memorial

Education Minister, Andrew Barr must now return the John Flynn Memorial plaque and restore the entire Memorial promptly or open himself to possible criminal prosecution following revelations in the Canberra Times today that the memorial is a Commonwealth asset.

Flynn gives Barr seven days to restore Memorial

The Flynn community is giving Education Minister Andrew Barr seven days to return the plaque and restore the integrity of the John Flynn Memorial.

National Memorial plaque stolen

On the ABC TV and news last night, the ACT Government has admitted to removing the memorial plaque to the Rev John Flynn of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, and concreting over the Flynn name on the memorial in the Canberra Suburb of Flynn.

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