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Anthony Albanese hangs out with young pop group after being branded the ‘Party Prime Minister’

Anthony Albanese has continued his quest to becoming Australia’s hippest Prime Minister by rubbing shoulders with trendy young musicians. 

Mr Albanese, 59, has was recently branded the ‘Party Prime Minister’ after he was seen attending multiple rock concerts and ritzy red carpet events. 

And the party didn’t stop on Wednesday when members from Australian rock bands Lime Cordiale and Amyl And the Sniffers visited Mr Albanese’s office at Parliament House in Canberra. 

Anthony Albanese continued his quest to becoming Australia’s hippest Prime Minister on Wednesday when he rubbed shoulders with with trendy young musicians at Parliament House, Canberra. Mr Albanese is pictured with Lime Cordiale band members Oli Leimbach and Louis Leimbach

Social media photos show Mr Albanese grinning and posing for selfies with the stylish musos following a sit-down discussion about Australia’s music industry. 

Mr Albanese, who is a hobby DJ himself, looked delighted to be in the presence of Lime Cordiale band members Oli Leimbach and Louis Leimbach, and Amyl And the Sniffers’ singer and guitarist Dec Martens

The band members even treated Mr Albanese to vinyl copies of their latest respective albums. 

Social media photos show Mr Albanese grinning and posing for selfies with the stylish musos following a sit-down discussion about Australia's music industry. Mr Albanese is pictured chatting to Amyl And the Sniffers' singer and guitarist Dec Martens

Social media photos show Mr Albanese grinning and posing for selfies with the stylish musos following a sit-down discussion about Australia’s music industry. Mr Albanese is pictured chatting to Amyl And the Sniffers’ singer and guitarist Dec Martens   

The band members even treated Mr Albanese to vinyl copies of their latest respective albums

The band members even treated Mr Albanese to vinyl copies of their latest respective albums

‘Thanks for the records guys. I told them they can stop by any time,’ Albanese, who goes by the stage name DJ Albo, gushed on Instagram.

In another post, he wrote: ‘It’s no secret I love Australian music, so it was great to talk with artists and producers today in Canberra including @limecordiale and @amylandthesniffers. We want to support and export more Aussie music to the world.’ 

It comes after Mr Albanese was branded as Australia’s ‘Party PM’, accused of walking red carpets and travelling the globe instead of ‘looking after the country’ as workers struggle to keep up with the rising cost of living. 

Thanks for the records guys. I told them they can stop by any time,' Albanese, who goes by the stage name DJ Albo, gushed on Instagram

Thanks for the records guys. I told them they can stop by any time,’ Albanese, who goes by the stage name DJ Albo, gushed on Instagram

In another post, he wrote: 'It's no secret I love Australian music, so it was great to talk with artists and producers today in Canberra including @limecordiale and @amylandthesniffers. We want to support and export more Aussie music to the world'

In another post, he wrote: ‘It’s no secret I love Australian music, so it was great to talk with artists and producers today in Canberra including @limecordiale and @amylandthesniffers. We want to support and export more Aussie music to the world’

The Prime Minister was pictured on yet another ‘big night out’ on Monday, attending a Nick Cave concert, and later gushing over the Australian musician on Instagram. 

Mr Albanese was also slammed for flying to Sydney during a parliamentary sitting week last Wednesday to attend the exclusive GQ Man of the Year awards with his partner Jodie Haydon.

He also took another break last Friday, sinking a can of beer while watching the Prime Minister’s XI cricket match, and was spotted ‘dad dancing’ to Midnight Oil at a gig in October at Sydney’s Hordern Pavillion.

Mr Albanese is a hobby DJ himself and goes by the stage name DJ Albo

Mr Albanese is a hobby DJ himself and goes by the stage name DJ Albo 

It comes after Mr Albanese was branded as Australia's 'Party PM', accused of walking red carpets and travelling the globe instead of 'looking after the country' as workers struggle to keep up with the rising cost of living

It comes after Mr Albanese was branded as Australia’s ‘Party PM’, accused of walking red carpets and travelling the globe instead of ‘looking after the country’ as workers struggle to keep up with the rising cost of living

In August, he was also pictured downing a beer at a Gang Of Youths concert at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney.

NSW One Nation leader Mark Latham was among those demanding Mr Albanese spend more time on addressing the country’s mounting problems.

‘He’s the Party PM, but unfortunately, millions of Australians waiting for lower electricity prices haven’t been invited,’ he told Daily Mail Australia.

Mr Albanese attended a Nick Cave gig on Monday night and later took to Instagram to gush over the Australian musician (pictured)

Mr Albanese attended a Nick Cave gig on Monday night and later took to Instagram to gush over the Australian musician (pictured)

When asked what he thought Labor could do in regards to electricity prices, Mr Latham said: ‘Fulfilling their promise of a $275 reduction, for starters’.

Mr Albanese led Labor to an election victory in May with a promise to cut power bills by $275 a year within three years.

In October, he refused to admit he had failed on that election promise, despite the government’s latest budget revealing that energy prices will rise by an average of 20 per cent this year and a further 30 per cent in 2023.

The Labor leader attended the GQ Men of the Year Awards with his partner Jodie last week

The Labor leader attended the GQ Men of the Year Awards with his partner Jodie last week

Instead, Mr Albanese produced another promise, saying that investment in renewables would see cheaper prices for Australian families down the line.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister’s attendance at the GQ Men of the Year Awards with his partner Jodie has infuriated some Aussies, including a single mum who has this year become the face of the unravelling rental crisis. 

Danni Cox, 45, became homeless for the first time in her life earlier this year when she was evicted from her rental property in Beenleigh, south of Brisbane, after the landlord told her he was planning to renovate and sell up.

On Friday, Mr Albanese was pictured taking with partner Jodie taking a long sip of a tin of Balter XPA at the Prime Ministers XI at Manuka Oval in Canberra

On Friday, Mr Albanese was pictured taking with partner Jodie taking a long sip of a tin of Balter XPA at the Prime Ministers XI at Manuka Oval in Canberra

Ms Cox spent two months sleeping in her car with her two sons at parks, train stations and outside friends’ places.

Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, Ms Cox said she was furious when she learned Mr Albanese flew to Sydney for the GQ event during a parliamentary sitting week.

‘I have no time or respect for him,’ Ms Cox said. ‘He should hold his head in shame.

NSW One Nation leader Mark Latham (picture) has branded Mr Albanese as the 'Party PM'

NSW One Nation leader Mark Latham (picture) has branded Mr Albanese as the ‘Party PM’

‘This isn’t the lucky country. I didn’t think what happened to me would ever happen.’

And just last week, a furious flood survivor confronted Prime Minister for being overseas as floods ripped through central New South Wales. 

Mr Albanese was confronted by the angry local as he toured Eugowra with media, where hundreds were evacuated last week after a flash flood swept through, destroying houses and gutting shops. 

The Prime Minister's dad-dancing was caught on camera in October as he enjoyed a night out with Jodie at a Midnight Oil concert

The Prime Minister’s dad-dancing was caught on camera in October as he enjoyed a night out with Jodie at a Midnight Oil concert

The flood survivor accused Mr Albanese of hypocrisy for attacking Scott Morrison for ‘not holding a hose’ and holidaying during a bushfire crisis – but then being himself going overseas during a natural disaster. 

‘All through the election one of your slogans was ‘[Scott Morrison] wasn’t here to hold a hose.

‘Where have you been sir? Where have you been last week? Overseas I hear. But your people need you here,’ he said.

Anthony Albanese sent a concert hall into raptures after downing a beer when he was spotted sitting in the crowd at a Gang of Youths concert in August

Anthony Albanese sent a concert hall into raptures after downing a beer when he was spotted sitting in the crowd at a Gang of Youths concert in August

Mr Albanese responded to the angry man, saying he had been representing Australia overseas at the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia.

‘I’ve come here straight away. I’m here as soon as I could be, and I was in touch with (NSW Premier) Dom Perrottet,’ Mr Albanese said.

‘We have had the deputy prime minister here, who is acting prime minister, now you’ve had the minister for emergency services, and the ADF were here the first day.’

Danni Cox (pictured) called on the Prime Minister to do more about Australia's rental crisis

Danni Cox (pictured) called on the Prime Minister to do more about Australia’s rental crisis

His latest trip overseas comes as he faces scrutiny for the amount of time he has spent away from Australia since he was elected in May.

The PM flew to a summit in Japan just one day after winning the federal election on May 21, a necessary and important meeting Mr Albanese had no control over after former prime minister Scott Morrison set the date of the federal election.

In early June, the PM went to Indonesia to meet with president Joko Widodo.

Mr Albanese has also travelled to Spain for the NATO summit, France to meet President Emmanuel Macron and repair relations between the two countries, Ukraine to meet President Volodymyr Zelensky amid the war with Russia, and the United Arab Emirates to visit Australian soldiers stationed in the country.

His frequent foreign travels have led to critics dubbing him ‘Airbus Albo’, with his trips abroad while NSW deals with a fourth flooding crisis compared to Scott Morrison’s overseas holiday at the height of the 2019 bushfires.

Mr Albanese has been dubbed 'Airbus Albo' by critics furious at his trips since the May election

Mr Albanese has been dubbed ‘Airbus Albo’ by critics furious at his trips since the May election

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