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RAW Comedy 2021 – Wollongong Heat

Thu 5 Aug

Australia's biggest open mic competition is coming to Wollongong!

Every year hundreds of funny folk from across Australia sign up for their time in the spotlight as part of RAW Comedy, the country’s largest and most prestigious open mic comedy competition.  

Now we want you! 

This winter, RAW Comedy is covering all corners of the country, to lure out of hibernation the next generation of comedy superstars.  All you need is five minutes of original material and your eyes on the prize… get through the heats and finals and you could be the last one standing! 

Some of the nation’s finest funny-makers have cannonballed into comedy acclaim through RAW Comedy – Hannah GadsbyRonny ChiengCelia PacquolaMatt OkineAnne EdmondsBecky Lucas and Aaron Chen just to name a few.  

For more information, or to participate, head to

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