Matthew Bourke

MBBS, FRACGP, FARGP, Grad Dip Rural General Practice, BA

Matthew is a proud Gamilaraay man and graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1999.  

After three years of hospital-based training across Adelaide, he travelled to the UK in 2003 and worked in the NHS.

In 2004, he started in Rural General Practice at Balaklava and Moonta in SA.

Matthew completed GP Anaesthetics Training at Modbury Hospital in 2006 and has been living in the Adelaide Hills with his young family, since 2007. 

He has participated in the Theatre and on-call Obstetric Anaesthesia roster at Mt Barker Hospital for more than a decade.

A regular visitor to the Dept Anaesthesia at Women’s and Children’s Hospital, for voluntary upskilling with children.  He maintains CPD in both General Practice and Anaesthesia.

Matthew enjoys seeing all patients across the breadth of General Practice but has most training and experience in Adult and Elderly Psychiatry and Aboriginal Health.

He is also a Senior Consultant for SALHN, at the Aboriginal Family Clinic.

He received a University Blue, making the Australian Universities Rifle Team and SA Under 25 Champion, in 1993-94.  

He was Chair of the SA Aboriginal Health Research Ethics Committee for a number of years.  

Now an avid cyclist, he attends to the family’s hobby farm in his spare time.