Former Dubbo Mayor Mathew Dickerson was born and bred in Dubbo and is married with four children. He is a highly successful and prominent businessman with extensive management experience.
Mathew is a passionate public speaker and his extensive knowledge of business and technology has seen him deliver presentations as a keynote speaker at dozens of national and international conferences, seminars and other events.
Over the course of a decade Mathew has achieved an extensive list of major business awards, from the Gold Rhino Award for best overall business in the region to the Consensus IT Writers Award for most entertaining IT writer in Australia and Microsoft USA’s worldwide small business partner of the year.
Mathew has shared his knowledge and expertise through regular columns and feature articles in a number of national and international publications. He features regularly on national radio and has appeared in various other print forums and broadcast programs.
An elected member of Council from 2004 to the almagamation of Dubbo and Wellington Councils in 2016, Mathew served as Deputy Mayor between 2005 and 2007, and again in 2010. He was elected Mayor in September 2011. Mathew served five terms as Mayor.