Professor Steve Larkin is a Kungarakan man from Darwin in the Northern Territory. He is a Stolen Generations descendant and is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education and Research) at University of Newcastle.
A former social worker, Steve has worked in urban, rural and remote Aboriginal communities with state and federal governments, the Australian Medical Association and the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in the areas of social health, substance misuse and men and prisoners health.
Steve holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from QUT, a Master’s in Social Science from Charles Sturt University and a Bachelor of Social Work from University of Queensland. He also holds appointments on a number of other Boards, including Beyond Blue.