Shock jock radio hosts build their reputation on outspoken views and attacks on politicians, celebrities and public figures.
Nasty tirades are their bread and butter but they sometimes they go too far and are forced to apologise for the anger they provoke.
Australia has its fair share of broadcasters who tread the fine line between what is acceptable and what is considered outrageous.
2Day FM presenter Kyle Sandilands has been cautioned by the media watchdog on a number of occasions, most recently for calling a journalist a "fat slag" and threatening to hunt her down.
On the AM band Alan Jones and John Laws' have long been the objects of both hate and admiration, depending on who you ask.
Here is a collection of some of the controversial comments that have landed some of radio's best-known shock jocks in hot water.