- Bachelor of Health Science
- Post Graduate Diploma of Nursing Management
- Division One Registered Nurse
- Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD)
With tertiary qualifications in nursing, Matthew completed a graduate year at the Alfred Hospital. For over 20 years Matthew has worked in medical and surgical areas in hospitals whilst holding management positions. For the last six years he has worked in primary care in a GP clinic in Gisborne.
Matthew is a member of the General Practice Expert Advisory Group and the Clinical Council at the North Western Primary Care Network where they provide advice, support, and insights in addition play a key role in guiding provision for primary care and quality improvement initiatives.
He has been involved in the local community for over 20 years including volunteering at local football and netball clubs, 1st Gisborne Scout Group, Gisborne and District Lions Club and the College Advisory Council Sacred Heart College Kyneton.
Matthew understands that it is important that community health services provide locally based affordable health and social care as well as targeted services for vulnerable population groups. He also loves spending time with his family and enjoys Australian Rules Football and travelling.
Memberships of Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health Subcommittees and Working Groups:
- Clinical Governance and Risk Subcommittee
- Nominations Committee