Steve attended school in Toowoomba at St Joseph’s and Downlands. He then started his working career with Elders working throughout Queensland for 9 years. In 1991 Steve took on the management of an agricultural business for a foreign investor in the Goondiwindi region where he remained for 24 years producing grain, cotton, wool and beef.
He has a strong connection to the land, enjoys being out seeing the country, meeting and helping all those associated with farming. Steve has completed a number of Diplomas and is presently completing a Degree in Agrifood Production at UNE.
Steve is married with two teenage children and loves having quality time with them. He enjoys motorbike trail rides with his son and listening to his daughter play music.