William Gort and Matt Wright

William Gort and Matt Wright

William Gort, Graduate, BEc (Honours) ANU, joined Access Economics from ANU in early 2014 after being awarded the Bob Gregory scholarship for honours in Economics and the Economics IV Honours prize for the best performing economics honours student in 2014. Since joining Deloitte Access Economics William has undertaken numerous projects in the Education sector.

These include detailed modelling of the impacts of early childhood education reform for the Federal Government, work with the Victorian education department on schooling strategy and funding; and work with universities and the Federal Government on the impact of reforms in the higher education sector.


Matt Wright, Director, BCom (Honours in Economics) UMelb, is widely-regarded in government and the education and training sector for his leadership in the development and analysis of some of Australia’s most significant and contemporary education, training and labour market initiatives.

This includes a significant body of work with the Victorian and Federal education departments on all aspects of vocational training, higher education, career development and learners facing barriers, and work with the Victorian, South Australian and Federal education departments on schooling strategy and funding.

Principles of higher education funding

By · January 4th, 2015

In light of the higher education reform debate in parliament, Deloitte Access Economics’ William Gort and Matt Wright discuss the efficiency of subsidies in the university system.

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