Maha Sinnathamby
Ideas & Imagination Award 2024

The Challenge: We are looking for disruptive ideas
that will propel Springfield towards becoming an even better city.

Maha Sinnthamby Ideas & Imagination Award

Maha Sinnathamby's Ideas & Imagination Award

The Challenge: Imagine Springfield as a Futuristic City.

Calling all young innovators and thinkers! Springfield is on a quest to become a city of the future – one that is clever, connected, and bursting with creative energy. We need your fresh ideas and sustainable solutions to help us shape this vision.

Whether it’s through technology, environmental initiatives, community projects, or something entirely new, we want to hear how you would make Springfield a better place for everyone.

Join the Maha Sinnathamby Ideas & Imagination Challenge and let your imagination lead the way to a brighter, more sustainable future for our city. Are you ready to inspire and be inspired?

Express your interest for 2024 below!

Challenge Details

  • Sustainability
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • The Ideas & Imagination award will be delivered in person at the Springfield Tower, Springfield Central, QLD
  • Expression of interest close – 27 July 2024
  • Workshop | key information session about the challenge and Springfield city – TBC
  • Workshop | Pitching Tips – TBC
  • Submission due – 26 August 2024
  • Shortlist notified – 30 August 2024
  • Showcase – 6 September 2024
  • Winner Announced – 6 September 2024
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Who Can Get Involved

  • Primary School and High School Students from the Greater Springfield area.
  • Individuals or a team.


  • Lower Primary School (Year Levels Prep-3)
  • Upper Primary School (Year Levels 4-6)
  • Lower High School (Year Levels 7-10)
  • Upper High School (Year Levels 11-12)


Dive into the latest developments around Springfield City with our Guest Speaker. Learn more on what the Ideas and Imagination award is all about and the next steps to take to bring your idea to life.

Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Venue: Springfield Tower

Hear from the best, on how to make a captivating pitch. 

Have the opportunity to pitch to your peers and gain valuable feedback before the big showcase.

Date: TBC
Time: TBC


Lower Primary School

Upper Primary School

Lower High School

Upper High School

Essential Tools

Rules and Guidelines

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