Comedian, MC, Author, Professional Speaker and Facilitator
Arts, Music, Literature, Entertainment, Families, Feminist Policy and Politics, Women’s Affairs, Gender, Health and Medical, M.C. and Facilitator, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Motivational Speaking, Sexuality, Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights, Women’s Safety, Youth
Nelly Thomas is an award-winning comedian, author and health advocate.
She has published one book, What women want (2012), featured in several others and is due to release her first children’s book, Some girls, in November 2017.
Nelly has toured nationally and internationally, created and performed in 20 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.
She 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.
Nelly is also the proud Ambassador for Jean Hailes for Women’s Health – Australia’s leading women’s health organisation.
Finally, and most importantly, Nelly has grown two humans of her own and was once an Under-13s Girl’s State BMX champion.