Matt was born and raised in Maroubra, in the south east of Sydney. He has been an active surf lifesaver for 37 years and a former President of Maroubra Surf Lifesaving Club and Maroubra PCYC.
Matt has extensive experience representing workers as a former lawyer and trade union official across a range of industries. Some of Matt’s most important work has been representing workers in minimum wage cases. He fought to make sure the voices of low paid workers were heard.
Matt currently serves as the Shadow Assistant Minister for Financial Services and Shadow Assistant Minister for the Republic.
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