What is RAW Comedy?
- RAW Comedy happens in every capital city in Australia and in some regional centres.
- You enter your details and your preferred heat when registering online.
- You perform a 5 minute spot of new, original comedy material at the heat.
- Heats are compered by a professional comedian and are open to the public to attend.
- The best acts from the heats progress to appropriate finals.
- The best acts from the State Finals generally go onto the National Final.
- The National Grand Final is held in the Melbourne Town Hall as a feature event of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
The ultimate RAW Comedy National Champion jets off to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the world's largest and most awesome annual comedy fun time to perform in So You Think You're Funny?.
The 2016 National Champion was Danielle Walker from Queensland.