Brisbane 2017

Smart Seeds took place in Brisbane for the third time in 2017!

Congratulations to all participants who tackled Brisbane’s complex infrastructure challenges!

The Judges’ Choice Award was presented to Loop, with the People’s Choice Award going to The New Norm (Polly).

Click here for more information about the challenges faced in 2017.

If you or your organisation are interested in participating in or being a sponsor for Smart Seeds 2018, please visit

Teams and innovative ideas

Runoff Remedy

Challenge Author: Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities

Polly – The New Norm

Challenge Author: Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia


Challenge Authors: Planning Institute of Australia


Challenge Authors: Consult Australia


Challenge Authors: Department of State Development

Judging Panel


Ken Gillard
Joint Deputy President, Engineers Australia

Professor Margaret Petty
Head of School – School of Design, QUT

Andrew Richardson
Construction and Technical Manager – Logan Enhancement Project, Transurban

Silvio Trinca
Director, Road and Water Infrastructure | Logan City Council

Participating organisations

Caltex | GHD | Logan City Council | Toowoomba Regional Council | Unitywater | Veolia | Ventia

Showcase event photos

Contact us for more information

Cindy Varnier | +61 7 3316 3208