- Public Administration
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland
Steven arrived in Brisbane from Taiwan in 1988 as a 12-year-old boy who spoke very little English.
He has lived here for more than 30 years and is a proud local with strong ties to the community.
His parents decided to move to Brisbane because they believed Brisbane was the best place to raise
their family. At the time, Steven’s family never dreamed that he would one day be involved in
politics and become a Councillor for Brisbane City Council, representing their local area, the
Steven believes in the collective wisdom of the community and is working with local residents in shaping
our local suburbs to make sure we deliver a more livable and prosperous future for our future
Steven attended Runcorn Heights State School and Runcorn State High School. He completed a
Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Queensland with a double major in Government
Administration and a Master of Public Administration degree. His passion for politics developed
during his senior school education, when he saw how positive political representation can impact
and change society.
Steven remains fluent in Mandarin and understands Cantonese. He hopes these skills will help him
engage with and draw together MacGregor Ward’s many multicultural communities.
As the Deputy Chair of the Finance, Administration and Small Business Committee and a member of
the Public and Active Transport committee, Steven will work hard to ensure that everyone in the
MacGregor Ward continues to enjoy the quality lifestyle and services they are entitled to.