Queensland Rail Opens Photography Competition for Morningside Station Display 

Morningside, it’s time to dust off your cameras and capture the essence of our vibrant suburb! Queensland Rail has launched an exciting photography competition that could see your work prominently displayed at Morningside station.

Queensland Rail CEO Kat Stapleton announced the competition’s opening on Monday, June 10, inviting photographers of all skill levels to participate.

“Whether capturing the hustle and bustle of daily commutes, the serenity of stations at dawn, or simply the kaleidoscope of the community, we want you to unleash your imaginations,” Ms Stapleton said, encouraging entrants to frame the unique aspects of our local community.

This contest is an opportunity to leave a lasting mark on our neighbourhood. The winning image will be transformed into a larger-than-life display on the exterior of Morningside station, which is currently undergoing significant accessibility upgrades.

“The station accessibility upgrades at Morningside will make catching the train easier for all members of our community, so it’s right that the community have a chance to be a part of the transformation,” Ms Stapleton explained.

Aspiring photographers should note that submissions must be in black and white monochrome. The competition is now open and will close on Sunday, June 23, 2024. A panel of judges will select the winning entry.

This initiative follows the success of a similar project at East Ipswich station in 2021, where the winning photograph, “Early Morning Walk,” now graces Merton Street.

For Morningside residents, this is a unique chance to capture the soul of our suburb — from the early morning rush at the station to the quiet charm of our local streets. Your vision could become a daily inspiration for commuters and a point of pride for our community.

For more information on submission guidelines and how to enter the photography competition, visit the Queensland Rail website. Don’t miss this opportunity to put Morningside in the frame!

More information on the Station Accessibility Upgrade Program can be found here.

Published 10-June-2024