Dave Woodhead is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, broadcaster and sweetie pie.

A Torres Strait Islander man hailing from Darwin, Dave started doing comedy in 2014 at the age of 16.

Two years later, he was a national finalist at the Melbourne Comedy Festival’s RAW Comedy competition. He was then chosen by the festival to perform as part of Comedy Zone in 2019, a handpicked selection of Australia’s best up and comers.

After a few pesky pandemic postponements, Dave is gearing up to perform his debut Melbourne Comedy Festival show “Lunch for Dinner” in 2023.

An acclaimed and in-demand writer, actor and performer, Dave has worked on numerous TV shows including Amazon Prime’s sketch comedy series The Moth Effect, ABC TV’s Get Krackin’ & Preppers various indigenous kids’ series including Thalu & Barrumbi Kid, ABC Comedy’s Fresh Blood pilot Be Your Own Boss & SBS Viceland program The Feed.

He was also a writer and cast member of the brilliant and award-winning ABC TV Indigenous sketch comedy series Black Comedy.

Dave is the host of Lunch on triple j, and you can listen to him every weekday around Australia from midday.

  • TV
  • Writing
  • Radio
  • Live Shows

2021 – Amazon Prime: The Moth Effect (Sketch performer)

2021 – Channel 7: Australia Now and Then (Contributing

2018-20 – ABC TV:  Black Comedy Season 3 & 4 (Cast)

2020- ABC TV: At Home Alone Together (Guest Sketch)

2019 – SBS Viceland: The Feed  (Guest Sketch)

2018 – ABC Comedy:  Be Your Own Boss (Guest Role, Andre)

2021 – SBS/NITV: Barrumbi Kids (Writer)

2018-20 – ABC TV:  Black Comedy Season 3 & 4

2020 – NITV: Thalu (Writer)

2019 – ABC TV: Get Krackin’ – Contributing Writer Season 2

2020-23 – Triple J: Weekday Lunch – Host

2019 – Triple J:  Breakfast with Dave Woodhead & Steph Tisdell. Middawns & Weekend – Lunch Presenter


2020 Thank Me Later – Solo Show
Brisbane Comedy Festival

2019 Comedy Zone – Line-Up Show
Melbourne International Comedy Festival

2018 Thank Me Later – Solo Show
Sydney Fringe Festival