Free Comedy Australia

Inspired by the 'PBH Free Fringe' that has revolutionised the famous Edinburgh Fringe, has been feature of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival since 2012.

Free Comedy Australia moved to the Highlander Bar in Melbourne in 2018.
Join the revolution!

"Just because it's a free show doesn't mean it's no good. In fact it's far better than many shows I've paid to see" - RHUM


Free Comedy Open Mic

Open Mic @ Highlander is on hiatus at present. To get updates on when we will resume please join the Australian Free Comedy Forum on Facebook.


2020 Melbourne Fringe

The 2020 Melbourne Fringe has been postponed until November 2020.

Appliications for our Free Comedy season will open here in Septemeber 2020. 

Listen to a live recording of 'Football Tragics' with Kieran Butler, Billy Stiles & Blaise White at our 2019 Melbourne Fringe season here 

make your own site for free


Free Comedy Australia

Since 2011. Join the Revolution