Fifty shades of g’day: MP sexting scandal turns Australians off beloved greeting

Nation horrified after allegations Andrew Broad used salutation in an attempt to seduce a woman on a ‘sugar babies’ website

It is safe to say that it would take something truly spectacular for Australians to vow off saying “g’day mate”.

But this week, the nation’s most beloved piece of vernacular took an unexpected, cringeworthy hit when it became embroiled in a sex scandal involving a fruit conference in Hong Kong, a website for “sugar babies” and an assistant government minister.

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