Consultant Profile

Matthew Fitzpatrick

Matthew Fitzpatrick (Managing Director)

Matthew is one of Queensland's most respected sport and recreation consultants. He has over 20 years of experience in the industry and more than a decade of experience running a successful business.

Matthew's background includes senior local government experience, various sports facility management roles and a contract position with the Queensland State Government's (then) Sport and Recreation Department. In addition, he has lectured at Victoria University and is a former sportsman of note having played AFL at both state and 'A' grade level.

Matthew holds a Bachelor's Degree in Arts (Recreation/Fitness) and a post graduate qualification in Business Administration. Matthew is the founder and Managing Director of Momentum (Qld) Pty Ltd.

It is this background which gives him a good understanding of client needs and the ability to effectively and efficiently provide sport and recreation consultancy services.

His experience and knowledge in sport and recreation planning and grant/ fundraising has led to a constant demand for his services from clubs, local government agencies, not for profit organisations and community groups.

I have known Matthew since 2009. Since this time he has worked with groups within our network and achieved significant results.

John Ribot, Executive Chairman of Queensland Clubs Management, Former State of Origin and International Rugby League player, Former Brisbane Broncos CEO and founder of the Melbourne Storm.

Key Achievements

  • Established Momentum (Qld) Pty Ltd in 2006
  • Structured long-term strategic partnerships with some of Queensland's largest clubs including:
    • Redcliffe Leagues Club
    • Northern Suburbs Rugby League Football Club (Devils)
    • Brothers Leagues Club Ipswich
  • Coordinated the 'Facility Redevelopment Project' for Cairns District Junior Rugby League including
    • Strategy development to secure preliminary funding to support planning exercises
    • Subsequent project management which ensured delivery of the $3.5M upgrade
  • Strategic planning for more than 25 sporting groups per annum
  • Secured over $70 million in funding for clients since 2006
  • Guest speaker at various industry conferences/events and sessional lecturer at Victoria University
  • Head consultant responsible for annual contracts with
    • Queensland Rugby League (SEQ and Central Division)
    • Football Queensland
  • Coordinated and delivered several major projects for Redcliffe Dolphins RLFC including development of the
    • Indoor pool and health/fitness centre
    • Boutique stadium project

Matthew's sporting background, when combined with his skills, experience, qualifications and established networks means that he and the team at Momentum are uniquely placed to provide tremendous services to clubs

Tony Murphy, General Manager Redcliffe Leagues Club

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Service Areas


Strategic Planning

Our planning services assist clients in developing strategic planning documents to guide the future direction of their organisations.

Grant Writing

We have secured in excess of $80 million for clients from a variety of sources with a success rate of approximately 90%.

Project Management

Our project management (administrative) services allow our clients to maintain focus on core business activities.

Government Liaison

We assist clients in dealings with government including planning assignments, preparing documents and/or issue resolution.

Get in touch

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Alternatively, please call us: 07 3289 7406

Our postal address is:
PO Box 257
Arana Hills
QLD 4054

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