- Candidate for Barker
Mat was born and raised in Elizabeth, in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. The son of a life-long Holden worker, Mat knows first-hand the importance of a sustainable manufacturing industry to South Australian families.
After working his teenage years in retail and out at Roxby Downs, Mat moved to Murray Bridge, signing up as a young Correctional Officer at Mobilong, where he continues to work today.
Mat is an active member of the Public Service Association and volunteers as the worksite representative on behalf of his work mates.
Mat has achieved further qualifications in fitness and health, and also operates a small fitness business out of Murray Bridge.
His passion for health and fitness shows through his love of the Adelaide Crows, Adelaide United, and as a volunteer umpire in the River Murray League.
In his spare time, Mat spends time with his high-school sweetheart Kelly, and their four children.