Anthony Albanese Tells Peter Dutton To ‘Sit Down Boofhead’ During Spicy Question Time


Anthony Albanese Tells Peter Dutton To ‘Sit Down Boofhead’ During Spicy Question Time

Anthony Albanese has unleashed on Defence Minister Peter Dutton during a spicy Question Time in parliament.

The Opposition leader jumped to the podium to criticise Prime Minister Scott Morrison for not answering the question about climate change.

"They hope to be a Green-Labor government after the next election," Mr Morrison told the parliament. "That's what they hope for. They're calling themselves shadow ministers down there in the Greens."


As Mr Albanese was trying to get the PM back on track with the question at hand, in came Mr Dutton to serve up a rebuttal.

But the Labor leader made sure everyone in parliament knew that he had the talking stick and wasn't going to go down without a fight.

He said as Mr Dutton was approaching the lectern: "Well hang on. I'm still here. You sit down. Sit down, boofhead. I've got the call, sit down."

Boofhead is an incredible word to use amongst mates; so it's heartwarming to see politicians able to use a range of synonyms when they're at work.


The Aussie public thought so too.


The exchange saw #boofhead reach the number one trending hashtag on Twitter and even surpassed Omicron to become the hottest talking point on the social media site.

Mr Dutton was eventually allowed to speak to his piece and explained how Mr Albanese's 'boofhead' remark isn't up to standard.

"Mr. Speaker, if there was a standing order on glass jaws [Mr Albanese] would be in order," he said. "Clearly, there is not, and he should be sat down."


During another exchange, someone in the chamber was called a 'potatohead' after Peter Dutton told Mr Albanese that he'll never show Australia that he's 'strong'.

It truly was a wild day during Question Time.

Featured Image Credit: ABC

Topics: Australia

Stewart Perrie
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