Mr Luke Cantley

Research Associate

College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

place Bedford Park

Luke Cantley has family connections to the Gunditjmara nation of Victoria and is a Research Associate located within the Social Work Innovation Research Living Space (SWIRLS) at Flinders University. Luke’s research interests include child protection, health care access and decolonising Social Work. Luke also has an extensive applied background working as an Aboriginal Health Worker across diverse sectors including Prison Health, Primary Health Care, Public Housing and Mental Health Services.


Graduate Diploma Indigenous Health Promotion

Graduate Certificate Population Health Practice 

Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

Key responsibilities

2022 Co-Chair, Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group, College Education, Psychology and Social Work