Doug Chappel

  • Performing for the troops in Afghanistan, East Timor, Dubai, and the Solomon islands  Doug Chappel
  • Performing live in front of 45,000 people at Etihad Stadium
  • Performing and spending time with Children from an orphanage in East Timor
  • Performing in Indigenous communities and schools in outback Australia
  • Headlining a UK tour that included sellout shows in London, Ireland, and Scotland
  • Performing in front of the former Australian opposition leader Hon Simon Crean and Prime Minister Hon Julia Gillard
  • Performing with great comedians such as Jimeoin, Dave Hughes, Adam Hills, Wil Anderson, Russell Gilbert, Barry Hilton (South Africa), Bret Ernst (US), Pauly Shore (US), and Kathy Griffin (US)
  • Performing for a national audience on numerous TV programs
  • Headlining all the major Comedy venues throughout Australia
  • Performing on Cruise Ships
  • Standup comedy and MC for a variety of gigs such as; Corporate, sportsman’s nights, universities, parties, comedy clubs, hotels, and RSLs.
  • Motivational speaker (talking about being homeless and growing up around criminality, becoming a comedian, working as a youth worker as well as counsellor, finding alternative pathways to getting into university and finally getting a degree)
  • Writer
  • Host

Doug also has a Masters of Counselling (MC) degree, a post Graduate Degree in Psychology in Youth Studies (BA), a diploma of Youth Work, Cert IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs, Cert IV in Training and Assessing, and a Cert IV in Community Services.


“I have had quite a bit of feedback from people who attended and they loved Doug Chappel’s performance. Some of our staff have gone back to their depots and told the ones who did not attend what a great time they had. I am expecting higher numbers next year”.
The Team at Dyer Gippsland Transport

Re: needing a comedian that would be suitable for budget and specific cliental. “We booked Doug Chappel and he was fantastic. We were all very entertained. He was a great addition to our function and provided the crowd with lots of laughs”.
Caitlyn Dick – Estate Co-coordinator, RPM Real Estate Group

Re: Anglicare grand final golf day luncheon and charity event. “Comedian Doug Chappel provided great entertainment for the players during the lunch proceedings”.
Anglicare Australia

Here’s Doug performing some, let’s say, “Non corporate material” … like most comics he is quite capable of keeping it clean though!