Bill Shorten calls Scott Morrison a 'space invader' in election debate

'Are you good there?': Awkward moment Bill Shorten calls Scott Morrison a 'space invader' for getting too close to him during tense debate Opposition leader Bill Shorten slammed Prime Minister Scott Morrison at debate Mr Shorten called Mr Morrison a 'space invader' after he stood close to him Labor leader met Mr Morrison at Gabba in Brisbane for second election debate Mr Morrison tried to press the Opposition Leader on the party's tax cut policy  

By Aidan Wondracz For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 13:29 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 13:29 BST, 3 May 2019

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Bill Shorten and Scott Morrison have shared an awkward moment during their tense leadership debate. 

The Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader had their second televised debate of the election campaign at the Gabba in Brisbane on Friday.

The debate, which was broadcast on Sky News, touched on topics such as climate change, education and mental health issues.

Mr Shorten questioned Mr Morrison and called him a 'space invader' as the Prime Minister stepped closer to him and pressed him on his party's tax policy. 

Mr Shorten emerged as the victor according to those present with forty-three per cent of the vote from the audience, over Mr Morrison's 41 per cent. 

Opposition leader Bill Shorten shutdown Prime Minister Scott Morrison for getting too close to him during a tense leadership debate

Opposition leader Bill Shorten shutdown Prime Minister Scott Morrison for getting too close to him during a tense leadership debate

Mr Shorten met with workers at Gladstone, about 550kms north of Brisbane on the campaign trail last week.

The worker revealed some of his colleagues were earning $250,000, but made the money working long night shifts. When he asked if there would be a tax break for earners like them, Mr Shorten said, 'We'll have a look at that.'

The Labor party has

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