A pre-planned question asked in Australian Parliament during question time, principally by backbenchers to frontbenchers of the majority party.

The questions can be used as a smoke screen, shiny diversion, indulgence in self-appreciation and to just generally to waste a nation's time.
"If the opposition is onto something, the government can always flood itself with dorothy dixers"
by Xannon December 04, 2006

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