Victor Steffensen is an Indigenous writer, filmmaker, musician and consultant applying traditional knowledge values in a contemporary context through creative, practical and artistic projects.
He is a descendant of the Tagalaka people from the Gulf Country of North Queensland. Much of his work over the past twenty-seven years has been based on the arts, film making, and reviving traditional knowledge values – particularly Aboriginal fire management, through mentoring and leadership, on-ground training with Aboriginal communities and across all categories of Australians.
He is the co-founder of the National Indigenous Fire Workshops which has so far been hosted in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Victor has recently published a book called Fire Country which has been a major reference to his work.