Nelly Thomas

One of Australia's most natural and intelligent comedians.


Nelly Thomas is an award-winning comedian, author and health advocate.

Current work

Nelly is a regular guest on Radio National and 774 ABC, a columnist for New Matilda and writes for Daily Life, The Age and The Curio.

She is also the proud Ambassador for Jean Hailes for Women’s Health – Australia’s leading women’s health organization.

Finally, and most importantly, Nelly has grown two humans of her own and was once under-13s girls state BMX champion.

Previous experience

Author: She has published one book, featured in several others and is due to release her first children’s book in November 2017.

Tours:</b Nelly has toured nationally and internationally, created and performed in twenty festivals in Australia and around the world, made a funny sexual health DVD for teenagers and is the creator of several highly acclaimed comedy health promotion shows.