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Quick Stats

226 sitting politicians found
99 of them are on Twitter
56% of Australian politicians are not using Twitter
166,715 tweets have been posted
40 tweets per day on average in the past week
67% of tweets are made by 20% of tweeters
37.4% of tweeters belong to the Labor Party
30.9% of tweets are made by Liberal Party members

Recent Tweets

@MathiasCormann
Mathias Cormann MT "@glengyron : The #bluetie speech is so so bad."
From @MathiasCormann (Liberal Senator), 09:38PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitter for BlackBerry®
@BriggsJamie
Jamie Briggs RT @anderson_lainie : Never worn a tie before but might buy one today in protest at @JuliaGillard 's ridiculous speech #auspol
From @BriggsJamie (Liberal MP), 09:38PM 11th June, 2013 via HootSuite
@senatormilne
Christine Milne Greens want support for single parents, 80% women, restored. Children are living in poverty.It's wrong. http://t.co/ieyR7c4fOZ
From @senatormilne (Greens Senator), 09:37PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitter for iPad
@BriggsJamie
Jamie Briggs Heading down on very wet Adelaide morning to chat with @KevCorduroy and @DavidBevan891 on @891adelaide at 830am #wearingabluetie
From @BriggsJamie (Liberal MP), 09:34PM 11th June, 2013 via HootSuite
@Birmo
Simon Birmingham RT @suren_senat : @Birmo @Birmo a@MathiasCormann G@JuliaGillard g without honour is not winning. Some rise with the challenge, you Julia have d…
From @Birmo (Liberal Senator), 08:39PM 11th June, 2013 via Mobile Web (M2)
@SenatorLudlam
Scott Ludlam good start: StopWatching.Us: Mozilla launches campaign on digital surveillance https://t.co/FFaMAWRg20 #prism #getawarrant
From @SenatorLudlam (Greens Senator), 03:12PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone
@MathiasCormann
Mathias Cormann RT @Birmo : the only person seeking to make a “political plaything” out of abortion or gender is @JuliaGillard - shameful. #auspol
From @MathiasCormann (Liberal Senator), 02:56PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitter for iPad
@MathiasCormann
Mathias Cormann RT @BelindaHeggen : @JuliaGillard did it occur to you women voters may actually like men? Just a thought. @1395FIVEaa
From @MathiasCormann (Liberal Senator), 02:56PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitter for iPad
@NickChampionMP
Nick Champion RT @History_Pics : A London Zoo keeper measuring the midriff of an overweight Orangutang, Mr. Jiggs: 47 inches. C. 1940s http://http://t.co/ZVHVZen;
From @NickChampionMP (Labor MP), 01:58PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitter for iPad
@MikeKellyMP
Mike Kelly Syria = 6.8M ppl need humanitarian aid; 4.25M of those r displaced. Kind of puts our asylum seeker "problem" into perspective don't u think?
From @MikeKellyMP (Labor MP), 01:16PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitterrific
@MikeKellyMP
Mike Kelly RT @UN : #Aid4Syria : 6.8M ppl need humanitarian aid; 4.25M of those are displaced. @UNOCHA #SyriaCrisis infographic http://t.co/QSksKFLjIT
From @MikeKellyMP (Labor MP), 01:12PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitterrific
@MikeKellyMP
Mike Kelly @will90211 @PeterFosterALP probably would go with them on many sitting days and nights!
From @MikeKellyMP (Labor MP), 01:08PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitterrific
@MikeKellyMP
Mike Kelly @xpusser I get the same reaction at all 70 of my schools, public and independent.
From @MikeKellyMP (Labor MP), 01:07PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitterrific
@NatashaGriggsMP
Natasha Griggs #pmlive 3 of the 4 Northern Territory Coalition Federal candidates are women. Labor has 3 male candidates. Not many women for Gillard in NT
From @NatashaGriggsMP (NT Country Liberal MP), 01:02PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone
@bobbaldwinmp
Bob Baldwin RT @Port_Stephens : So I told you there were plenty of Whales around on the weekend. Here are some great shots taken from aboard... http://…
From @bobbaldwinmp (Liberal MP), 12:58PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitter for BlackBerry®
@MikeKellyMP
Mike Kelly @will90211 @PeterFosterALP I got all kinds ... Except pink.
From @MikeKellyMP (Labor MP), 12:57PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitterrific
@MikeKellyMP
Mike Kelly @JulesDeLard sorry Ma'am I have shamefully neglected you of late. As 2 my upper lip endowment I can assure u no political force can shift it
From @MikeKellyMP (Labor MP), 12:56PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitterrific
@MikeKellyMP
Mike Kelly @PeterFosterALP go get 'em Peter!
From @MikeKellyMP (Labor MP), 12:53PM 11th June, 2013 via Twitterrific
@sarahinthesen8
Sarah Hanson-Young Worried about Tony Abbott getting total control of the parliament? sign up here: http://t.co/uSuUXpFf2c http://t.co/R9P3zyYwBD
From @sarahinthesen8 (Greens Senator), 12:23PM 11th June, 2013 via Photos on iOS
@DennisJensenMP
Dennis Jensen @dream_tansy Got to be kidding!
From @DennisJensenMP (Liberal MP), 12:10PM 11th June, 2013 via web

Top Tweeters This Week

Ursula Stephens
161
  • Ursula Stephens
  • @ursulastephens (Labor Senator)
  • Total Tweets: 13,968
  • Followers: 4,308
  • Following: 2,151
Christine Milne
132
  • Christine Milne
  • @senatormilne (Greens Senator)
  • Total Tweets: 4,908
  • Followers: 20,877
  • Following: 458
Robert Oakeshott MP
125
  • Robert Oakeshott
  • @OakeyMP (Independent MP)
  • Total Tweets: 6,722
  • Followers: 18,649
  • Following: 2,066
Dennis Jensen MP
84
  • Dennis Jensen
  • @DennisJensenMP (Liberal MP)
  • Total Tweets: 1,030
  • Followers: 2,259
  • Following: 33
Julia Gillard
68
  • Julia Gillard
  • @JuliaGillard (Labor MP)
  • Total Tweets: 2,565
  • Followers: 395,334
  • Following: 200,921
Nick Champion MP
54
  • Nick Champion
  • @NickChampionMP (Labor MP)
  • Total Tweets: 2,313
  • Followers: 4,052
  • Following: 1,407
Kevin Rudd
53
  • Kevin Rudd
  • @KRuddMP (Labor MP)
  • Total Tweets: 9,367
  • Followers: 1,235,293
  • Following: 410,533
Mathias Cormann
53
  • Mathias Cormann
  • @MathiasCormann (Liberal Senator)
  • Total Tweets: 3,487
  • Followers: 8,071
  • Following: 519
Scott Ludlam
45
  • Scott Ludlam
  • @SenatorLudlam (Greens Senator)
  • Total Tweets: 2,582
  • Followers: 10,513
  • Following: 1,346
Mike Kelly MP
39
  • Mike Kelly
  • @MikeKellyMP (Labor MP)
  • Total Tweets: 13,912
  • Followers: 6,563
  • Following: 1,072
Ed Husic
39
  • Ed Husic
  • @edhusicMP (Labor MP)
  • Total Tweets: 11,651
  • Followers: 7,429
  • Following: 6,208
Simon Birmingham
36
  • Simon Birmingham
  • @Birmo (Liberal Senator)
  • Total Tweets: 4,187
  • Followers: 6,048
  • Following: 856
Scott Morrison
34
  • Scott Morrison
  • @ScottMorrisonMP (Liberal MP)
  • Total Tweets: 3,932
  • Followers: 13,186
  • Following: 657
Rob Mitchell
31
  • Rob Mitchell
  • @RobMitchellMP (Labor MP)
  • Total Tweets: 4,043
  • Followers: 2,571
  • Following: 566
Adam Bandt
29
  • Adam Bandt
  • @AdamBandt (Greens MP)
  • Total Tweets: 3,513
  • Followers: 29,040
  • Following: 15,652
Kate Lundy
27
  • Kate Lundy
  • @KateLundy (Labor Senator)
  • Total Tweets: 3,721
  • Followers: 16,505
  • Following: 2,304
Jamie Briggs
23
  • Jamie Briggs
  • @BriggsJamie (Liberal MP)
  • Total Tweets: 3,043
  • Followers: 5,252
  • Following: 1,352
Tony Burke
22
  • Tony Burke
  • @Tony_Burke (Labor MP)
  • Total Tweets: 2,767
  • Followers: 23,537
  • Following: 11,370
Malcolm Turnbull
21
  • Malcolm Turnbull
  • @TurnbullMalcolm (Liberal MP)
  • Total Tweets: 6,743
  • Followers: 169,155
  • Following: 8,376
Steve Gibbons
21
  • Steve Gibbons
  • @SteveGibbonsMP (Labor MP)
  • Total Tweets: 2,708
  • Followers: 4,866
  • Following: 95