Matt Smith

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Department of Defence
Canberra, Australia

Lieutenant Colonel Matt Smith, DSM, assumed his current position as Divisional G5 this year. Prior to this appointment, he led strategies and concepts at Information Warfare Division and was the former Commanding Officer of Task Group Taji in November 2018. Prior to deployment, he was the Commanding Officer of 1st Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery (2017- 2018). He has also served in a variety of regimental roles within 4th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery; instructional roles at the Royal Military College; and staff officer appointments in Headquarters 7th Combat Brigade, United Kingdom Defence Intelligence, and Defence Intelligence Organisation. Lieutenant Colonel Smith has undertaken operational service in Cambodia, East Timor, Afghanistan, and most recently in Iraq. Lieutenant Colonel Smith is a graduate of Australian Army Command and Staff College. He holds a master’s degree in Military Studies from the Australian National University, and a master’s degree in Justice of Strategic Intelligence from Queensland University of Technology.

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