Born and raised in Mount Gambier, South Australia, Matthew attended film school on Queensland’s Gold Coast, bummed around for two years in Melbourne, and currently lives in Sydney where he writes news and self-deprecating columns for The Australian. Before he joined the paper in June 2008, his writing appeared in a number of online and print publications, and his films have played at various local and international film festivals. His most recent screenplay was produced in Canada in January 2009. He would like to work as a war correspondent and is currently writing a television series, suggesting that he’s probably suffering from an undiagnosed case of split-personality disorder.
When he is not busy being tired and run-down, Matthew likes complaining about how busy, tired and run-down he is. He dislikes writing about himself in the third person.
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