The opener is hoping his spell with Kent will help force his way into Australia's Ashes plans ahead of their tour to England later this year.
Paul Downton, Kent's director of cricket, told the club website: "Matt is a young talent who is very hungry for success.
"He has the ability to strengthen our batting line-up, which will be key at the beginning of the season with both Sam (Billings) and Joe (Denly) away playing in the IPL. We look forward to welcoming Matt into the squad.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)