SPEAKER/MC

“Nelly Thomas is the best MC we've ever had at one of our conferences.” Betty Kitchener, CEO, Mental Health First AID Australia (MHFA)
 “Nelly Thomas is the gold standard of comedy.” Diana Price, Convener - Women Barristers Association

Nelly Thomas has fifteen years experience in corporate, NGO and community settings and is highly sought-after as a specialist MC, Facilitator and speaker.

Her testimonials speak to the quality of her work and to why she's in such great demand.

"We are so glad we decided to go with a MC and especially Nelly.  If you’re ever considering a MC (Nelly) do yourself a favour and make the investment, it is well worth it.Monique Swain - Past and Present Women Police Association Victoria
 "We had overwhelming praise of our choice of Nelly as an MC. For those that already knew her, they were adamant that she never fails to please with new comedy surprises. Those who didn’t know her, demanded to know where we found her." Eva Awards organising committee

Her background is varied (see her CV) and given her media and other experience as a commentator - where she is often called upon to discuss news, current affairs, health and cultural issues - she is happy to tackle almost any subject.

In recognition of her contribution to health promotion, in 2016 Nelly was announced as the Official Ambassador Jean Hailes Women's Health, Australia's leading women's health organisation. She accepted this role with great pride.

In recognition of her contribution to health promotion, in 2016 Nelly was announced as the Official Ambassador Jean Hailes Women's Health, Australia's leading women's health organisation. She accepted this role with great pride.

Nelly prides herself on tailoring her material to the specific gig and setting and alll her gigs are throughly researched and professionally delivered.

Nelly is particularly sought-after for events and audiences that require a respectful and intelligent but irreverent tone.

She's MC'd and presented for Judges, Magistrates, Health Workers, Childcare workers, Local Councils, Policy Makers, Politicians, Academics, general public and even once, at a Hen's Night (never again). She genuinely likes all sorts of people and her clients attest to the fact that she's easy to work with and professional.