Professor Matthew Tonts

Matthew is Professor of Geography, Director of the Centre for Regional Development and Head of the School of Earth and Environment.

His research interests focus on the role of resource industries in regional economic development, the dynamics of regional labour markets, and indicators of socio-economic wellbeing.

In addition to work on regional development in Australia, he has worked on similar issues in Africa, Canada, China, Europe and the United States.

matthew.tonts@uwa.edu.au