Matthew is one of Australia's leading young actors. His theatre credits as a performer include Barrie Kosky's King Lear, Moving Target, Metamorphosis, and This Little Piggy. His film and television credits include Changi, Australia, Moulin Rouge, Wildside and Water Rats.
His first produced play was Silver. In 2010 he won the Philip Parsons Young Playwright's Award. His other plays include Twelve, The Harbinger, Fugitive and Old Man for Belvoir Street Theatre in 2012.