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See some of Queensland’s best comics (yes, they are all female!) at Multicultural Australia’s Stand Up for Women at the Sit-Down Comedy Club fundraiser.

Hosted on International Women’s Day, the event is a celebration of our diverse communities through the stories and experiences of a stellar line-up of comedians – from Alexandra Hudson and Anisa Nandaula to Emma Zammit, Jo Gowda, Rachael Hornbuckle and Georgina Humphries. Plus, your hostess with the mostest, Fiona McGary.  

Wednesday 8 March

7pm – 9pm (Doors open at 6pm)

The Sit Down Comedy Club
186 Given Terrace (Paddington Tavern)
Paddington, QLD 4064

All proceeds from the event will assist migrant and refugee women affected by domestic and family violence.

Book now to enjoy a night of laughs for a good cause.

Click on 'Book Now' to be directed to The Stand Up Comedy ticket sales - it's essential that tickets are pre-booked.


Who is performing?

Fiona McGary

You're hostess with the mostest, Fiona continues to have a hugely successful stand-up career, spanning over 20 years and remains fascinated in the science behind understanding our 'sense of humour'.

Alexandra Hudson 

Making her comedy debut in 2020, Alexandra shares entertaining stories about her experiences as a disabled woman and her observations of the world she lives. 

Anisa Nandaula

Anisa is a nationally recognised spoken word poet, play writer, educator and published author. She is is also the co-founder of the arts collective Voices of Colour which creates spaces for migrant, refugee and first nations artists to share their work.

Emma Zammit 

Emma began her stand up career in 2008. Wither a relaxed and relatable style, her observations on parenthood, people and everyday life make her a highly entertaining performer.

Jo Gowda

Jo is an Indian born comic and uses her humour to break barriers between her background of strong south Indian traditions with her new Australian life. 

Rachael Hornbuckle

Rachael is an incredibly funny, Brisbane based comedian that will have you in stitches with her take on life, love and everything in between.

Georgina Humphries

Georgina is determined to put her small town of Millaa Millaa on the map and is passionate about bringing her tales of rural antics to city crowds.

March 08, 2023 at 6:00pm - 8pm
The Sit Down Comedy Club
186 Given Terrace (Paddington Tavern)
Paddington, QLD 4064
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Acknowledgement of country
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of all the lands on which we meet, work and live and recognise that this land has always been and always will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land.


Multicultural Australia respects and values Australia’s First Nation peoples’ enormous resilience, courage, determination and often unrecognized contributions to this country’s social and economic development. We walk together in solidarity in the shared pain of the past and with shared hope for the future.