A proud Gumbaynggirr man – Matthew Smith is currently the Project Coordinator – Matt manages and oversees Cultural Heritage and the Darrunda Wajaarr Land & Sea Management Team for the Coffs Harbour and District LALC.
Who ya Mob and Where ya from?
I was born in Blacktown, Sydney and grew up around Coffs Harbour area since I was 10. My mob is the Flander’s from Bowraville – I am a proud Gumbaynggirr man.
Tell us abit about yourself?
I enjoy being in the fresh air – going for bush walks, river-bank walks, swimming and exploring the bushlands. I also like to practice traditional culture and am interested in growing my own produce and learning bushcrafts.
What are you most excited about, whilst working at Coffs Harbour LALC?
I’m excited about getting involved in community and being able to work and practice culture at the same time.
To get in contact with Matt Smith:
Phone: (02) 6652 8740
Mobile: 0417 419 344