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Steve Price shocks The Project panel as he says Uluru is ‘just a rock’

The Project host Steve Price shocks his co-hosts by claiming he has a piece of Uluru as a souvenir – and is scolded by Carrie Bickmore for saying the sacred site is ‘just a rock’

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The Project’s Steve Price said on Monday that he owns a piece of Uluru, the sandstone rock formation in central Australia that is sacred to Indigenous peoples.

While discussing ancient artefacts, the 65-year-old radio host also claimed to have pieces from the Colosseum in Italy and Germany’s Berlin Wall.

‘I got a bit of the Berlin Wall but I think it might just be a rock because I didn’t go over there with a hammer and chisel and knock it out. I pinched it off the wall,’ he said.

An appropriate souvenir? The Project’s Steve Price said on Monday that he owns a piece of Uluru, the sandstone rock formation in central Australia that is sacred to Indigenous peoples 

‘[I’ve also got] a bit of Uluru and a bit of the Colosseum,’ Steven continued. 

‘What do you mean a little piece of Uluru?’ his co-host Peter Helliar asked in disbelief, to which Steve replied: ‘Well, it’s just a rock!’

A stunned Carrie Bickmore added: ‘No, you haven’t. You are just saying that to make people very annoyed at you.’ 

Shocked: While discussing ancient artefacts, Steve claimed to have a rock from Uluru, as well as pieces from the Colosseum and the Berlin Wall. When he argued that Uluru was 'just a rock', Carrie Bickmore (pictured) said: 'You are just saying that to make people very annoyed at you'

Shocked: While discussing ancient artefacts, Steve claimed to have a rock from Uluru, as well as pieces from the Colosseum and the Berlin Wall. When he argued that Uluru was ‘just a rock’, Carrie Bickmore (pictured) said: ‘You are just saying that to make people very annoyed at you’

Spectacular: Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a sandstone monolith 450km from Alice Springs, in the Northern Territory. The Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park is a World Heritage Site

Spectacular: Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a sandstone monolith 450km from Alice Springs, in the Northern Territory. The Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park is a World Heritage Site 

It comes after Steve branded Peter ‘un-Australian’ during a heated debate about Melbourne’s strict lockdown rules last month.

The panel was discussing if it was fair that Victorians could be fined $5,000 for having more than five people gather for a barbecue.

Steve asked the panellists whether they would dob in their neighbours to police if they saw them breaching COVID-19 restrictions, and Peter said he would.

Argument: It comes after Steve branded his co-host Peter Helliar (pictured) 'un-Australian' during a heated debate about Melbourne's strict lockdown rules last month

Argument: It comes after Steve branded his co-host Peter Helliar (pictured) ‘un-Australian’ during a heated debate about Melbourne’s strict lockdown rules last month

‘I wouldn’t think twice about it,’ he said.

The pair then argued about the subject while co-hosts Carrie and Waleed Aly tried to lighten the conversation.

‘Really? You’re a dobber? You’re a dobber. It’s un-Australian, Peter!’ Steve snapped.

‘Mate, I don’t care. That’s bulls**t,’ Peter hit back. ‘You can say it again if you want – I’ll say the same thing.’

'I wouldn't think twice about it': Steve labelled Peter 'un-Australian' when the comedian said he would dob in his neighbours to police if he saw them breaching coronavirus restrictions

‘I wouldn’t think twice about it’: Steve labelled Peter ‘un-Australian’ when the comedian said he would dob in his neighbours to police if he saw them breaching coronavirus restrictions

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