Matt Collins

Assistant Secretary, Natural Resources and Waste Policy, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Matthew Collins is the Assistant Secretary leading the Natural Resources and Waste Policy function in the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. He has responsibility for mineral exploration and mining, petroleum exploration and extraction, the Geological Survey, inland fisheries, and waste and resource efficiency. Matthew joined the Department in 2016, having worked previously in the Departments of Health, Environment and Local Government, Foreign Affairs, Finance, as well as in the Communications Division of the Department.