Dave Hughes takes off-colour swipe at Ali Oetjen on stage at the ACRAs in ...

He's the Australian comedian known for his goodnatured gags. 

But Dave Hughes was aiming below the belt on Saturday night when he took an off-colour swipe at The Bachelorette star Ali Oetjen on stage at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) in Melbourne.

Making light of the Hit radio network, the 47-year-old was heard to have said:  'Hit Network! We've been to KIIS FM. 

'We've been around more than the Bachelorette!' Dave Hughes takes off-colour swipe at Ali Oetjen on stage at the ACRAs in Melbourne. Dave is pictured with Kate Langbroek at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) in Melbourne

'We've been around more than the Bachelorette!' Dave Hughes takes off-colour swipe at Ali Oetjen on stage at the ACRAs in Melbourne. Dave is pictured with Kate Langbroek at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) in Melbourne

'We've been to Nova! We've been around more than Ali from The Bachelorette' he added. 

The comment was perhaps a reference to Ali's high profile 'cheating' scandal.   

Ali allegedly cheated on her then-boyfriend Grant Kemp with one of his friends during a wild house party. 

Ouch: Dave Hughes was aiming below the belt on Saturday night when he took an off-colour swipe at The Bachelorette star Ali Oetjen (pictured) on stage at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) in Melbourne

Ouch: Dave Hughes was aiming below the belt on Saturday night when he took an

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