Mathew is an Independent Candidate for the Dubbo electorate at the NSW State election on 23 March 2019.
Mathew is a self-made, award-winning businessman, having started and operated 6 successful businesses over 29 years. He is highly experienced in government processes and in serving his community with 12 years of experience on Dubbo City Council, including 3 years as Deputy Mayor, 5 years as Mayor, and overseeing an extremely successful Council at a time of significant progress in Dubbo.
He is an active community servant with a track record of volunteering on multiple organisations such as being a founding committee member of the Orana Relay for Life, being the originator and creator of Tour de OROC which has raised almost $400,000 for Macquarie Home Stay, a Rotary member for over 20 years, and a board member on organisations such as OEC and DCDC.
Mathew is a true local having been born and bred in Dubbo and starting his businesses in Dubbo. He is actually a 4th generation local in the electorate with ancestors initially settling in Stuart Town and then moving to Eumungerie and Dubbo. He is married to Katrina (nee Sullivan) who goes back 5 generations in the electorate with ancestors in the Gulgong, Mudgee and Dunedoo areas. Mathew is a dedicated parent who, together with Katrina, is raising 4 children and schooling them locally.
Mathew is a true Independent listening to the electorate and giving people a voice.