Comedians The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time  

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This list contains information about the best Australian comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best Australian comedians come in many forms. Some famous Australian comedians joke about their families while other Australian comedians generate laughs by poking fun at global politics. A few hilarious Australian comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top Australian comedians list? Jim Jefferies has to be near the top. Jefferies has become a worldwide success thanks in part to his no holds barred approach to political comedy. He currently hosts the late-night style series, The Jim Jefferies Show, on Comedy Central. Tim Minchin is another hilarious comedian from Australia.

Australian funny woman Rebel Wilson has appeared in several hilarious films including Bridesmaids, Pitch Perfect, and How to Be Single. Other talented comedians featured on this top Aussie comics list include Wil Anderson, Carl Barron, and Chris Lilley.

Which Australian comic do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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Jim Jefferies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Jim Jefferies Legit, Down and Dirty with Jim Norton, Jim Jefferies: I Swear to God

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Carl Barron is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Carl Barron Carl Barron Walking Down the Street, Carl Barron LIVE

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Hamish Blake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Hamish Blake Hamish and Andy's Gap Year, Two Little Boys, Caravan of Courage

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Wil Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Wil Anderson The Glass House, The Gruen Transfer, Gruen Planet

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Glenn Robbins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Mark Thomson added Glenn Robbins Lantana, Kath & Kim, BoyTown

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Adam Hills is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Adam Hills Fifteen to One, A Night at the Festival Club, Spicks and Specks

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Tim Minchin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Tim Minchin Californication, The Lost Thing, Two Fists

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Shaun Micallef is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Luke Chess added Shaun Micallef Aquamarine, The Extra, The King

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Jimoen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
dan808 added Jimoen

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Fiona O'Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time

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Chris Lilley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Chris Lilley Summer Heights High, Angry Boys, Ja'mie: Private School Girl

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Dave Hughes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Dave Hughes The Glass House, Hughesy & Kate, The Project

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Frank Woodley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
jeynesy added Frank Woodley The Adventures of Lano and Woodley, Woodley, Chicken Of God

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Rebel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Rebel Wilson Pitch Perfect 2, Pitch Perfect, Bridesmaids

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Kitty Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Kitty Flanagan You Can't Stop the Murders, Dating Ray Fenwick

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Garry McDonald is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
SueMiddleton added Garry McDonald Moulin Rouge!, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, The Rage in Placid Lake

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Barry Humphries is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Mark Thomson added Barry Humphries Finding Nemo, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Mary and Max

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Judith Lucy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Judith Lucy The Sapphires, The Late Show, Kath and Kim -- Crack the Code

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Gina Riley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Mark Thomson added Gina Riley Kath & Kim, Kath & Kim, Fast Forward

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Hannah Gadsby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Hannah Gadsby

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Jane Turner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Mark Thomson added Jane Turner Kath & Kim, Kath & Kim, Fast Forward

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Akmal Saleh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Akmal Saleh You Can't Stop the Murders

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Magda Szubanski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Mark Thomson added Magda Szubanski Babe, Happy Feet, Babe: Pig in the City

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Colin Lane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
jeynesy added Colin Lane The Adventures of Lano and Woodley

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Merrick Watts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
jeynesy added Merrick Watts The Merrick & Rosso Show, The Hollowmen, Merrick and Rosso Unplanned

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Denise Scott is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Denise Scott Winners & Losers

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Sam Simmons is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Sam Simmons

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Claire Hooper is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Claire Hooper Good News Week, A Night at the Festival Club, The Sideshow

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Charlie Pickering is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Charlie Pickering The Project, Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation, The Mansion

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Peter Helliar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Peter Helliar I Love You Too, It's a Date, Scumbus

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Rove McManus is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Australian Comedians of All Time
Rove McManus Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, The Wannabes, Kath and Kim -- Crack the Code