States Available In
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Western Australia
Matt is a Principal Master Instructor, a veteran of over 200 courses.
He is currently also The National Instructor Development Advisor for Youth and Teen Instructors at Mental Health First Aid Australia.
Matt has worked as a senior educator in schools, including executive roles, wellbeing, pastoral care and community service. Matt is a qualified counsellor (registered with PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia)) and has a passion for mental health. He is now the Director at iTrain Australia having worked as the Community Education manager with Lifeline Tasmania. Matt is also a solo singer/guitarist and plays at various venues around Tasmania. Among others, he has trained the following groups:
AHPRA staff - investigators, registration & notifications NDIS providers Banks Sporting teams - TasCricket, Tennis Tasmania, Basketball Schools, independent, Catholic and Department - Staff, Students and Parents Fire Service University Staff Medical Students Community Service Organisations Nurses and Allied Health Government Departments Parks & Wildlife staff Scientific groups Doctors Headspace staff and volunteers Pharmacists Aboriginal communities Youth Workers (residential) Ombudsman's offices Housing Providers Aged Care facilities Lawyers
"We can't speak highly enough of the skills, knowledge and confidence we have taken away from the training. We highly recommend the course" (Youth MHFA)
Mitch McPherson, Stay Chatty
"Matt delivered engaging, world-class training ... students raved about his knowledge and sensitivity"
M. Etherington from University of Tasmania
"All staff had rave reviews, primarily due to your engaging presentation style. Would highly recommend Matt for this Youth MHFA training. We were very lucky to have you"
T.Constance, Tennis Australia