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Matt Collins

Matt Collins is a journalist, radio talk show and podcast host.


His popular podcast ‘Coffee Chats with Matt Collins’ has a weekly audience spanning over 50 countries.
Matt has chatted with all walks of life from priests to prostitutes, sports stars to sex workers, bank robbers to reality TV stars and everyone in between.


His ability to go ‘beyond the small talk’ has made him an in-demand interviewer and speaker at various industry events.


Matt Collins has shared remarkable conversations with well-known Australians such as Father Bob Maguire, Mario Fenech, Tom Waterhouse, Beccy Cole, Adam Harvey and so many more.

Topics Covered:
  • Resilience: Matt is a journalist and radio host these days but there was a time not long ago when he couldn’t get any type of job. Matt was famously turned down for over 2000 job applications. He was unemployed, homeless and he drove a old ford with over 400,000kms. But he knew what he was to do, and that was to talk to people. These days he has chatted to some of the most interesting and influential people in the country and beyond.
     

  • Overcoming Obstacles: When Matt started on his journey to become a journalist and radio announcer he was unemployed and homeless. His very first interview for his popular podcast, ‘Coffee Chats with Matt Collins’ was recorded outside a public toilet block so he could access the nearby library’s wifi. He found a way to reach his goal. It wasn’t always clear and it was never easy but he préserverez regardless of the many obstacles that were put up in front of him.

 

Throughout his presentation Matt will raise awareness of his charity of choice Daniel Morcombe Foundation and donate at least 10% of his speaking fee to Daniel Morcombe Foundation https://www.danielmorcombe.com.au/