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 as a presenter, key-note speaker, facilitator and MC in corporate, NGO and community settings.

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

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 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.

Nelly has a particular passion for women's health, children's and adolescent health and social change for healthy communities and is sought after for her presentations on health and well-being.

She is an avid anti-violence campaigner and has extensive experience in sectors working toward ending family violence.