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    Suburb Information for Flynn (ACT 2615)

History

John Flynn was a Presbyterian Minister and Missionary who was mainly responsible for the formation of the Australian Inland Mission Aerial Medical service in 1928. He was also the forerunner of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.

The suburb name "Flynn" was gazetted on 9 September 1971

Street Naming Theme

The theme for street names in Flynn are named after workers in The Flying Doctor Service and Inland Missions.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

0.9 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

KIPPAX FAIR - 2.9 km

Closest hospital

CALVARY PRIVATE HOSPITAL - 6.4 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

MT ROGERS PRIMARY SCHOOL, MELBA - 1.1 km

High School

MELBA COPLAND HIGH SCHOOL, MELBA - 1.1 km

College

MELBA COPLAND COLLEGE, MELBA - 1.6 km

University

UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA, BRUCE - 5.2 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 98.1%
Townhouses: 1.0%
Flats & units: 0.3%
Other: 0.6%
Average age: 39 years
Population: 3,555