20 Most Popular Twitter Accounts in Australia

By Grace

I am Josh from Sydney Australia. I am looking for the most popular twitter accounts in Australia. Can you give me some list of this famous Australian based Twitter accounts? I want to follow these accounts so that whenever I log on to Twitter, I can see many updates about my country: Australia.

The queries was from my reader in Australia, he read about the post related to Colleen Mccullough author of the Thorn Birds died last Thursday due to health problems.

Response: “I am glad you are interested in my blog posts. It is true that this blog has readers from different countries especially from Australia, Canada, United Kingdom and the United States of America. It is my pleasure to give you what you want to know through my blog post. Whenever I posted the topic related to your queries I will share to it to you. Cheers, Grace”

Few days ago, I sent an email message to the reader who is looking for the famous Twitter accounts in Australia, if you are still interested, please visit my blog featured updates. And here it is. Here are the popular Australian Twitter accounts you must follow to get updates from this country.

20 Most Popular Twitter Accounts in Australia

1. Australia: Description – Official tweeter for Tourism Australia. I don’t have fingers, only paws. I’m also @Australia on Instagram | 7,529 Tweets | 2,426 Following | 195,000 Followers | https://twitter.com/Australia

2. Sky News Australia: Description – Sky News is Australia’s 24/7 news channel, bringing you the latest news as it happens. Facebook http://goo.gl/b9lnU  | Ch 601 on Foxtel | 116,000 Tweets | 66,800 Following | 168,000 Followers | https://twitter.com/SkyNewsAust

3.  Nine New Australia: Description – Australians No. 1 | 86,700 Tweets | 11,163 Following | 160,000 Followers | https://twitter.com/9NewsAUS

4. Melbourne, Australia: Description – We’re the official people for Tourism Victoria, Australia. Enjoy inside tips & the best photos, vids & writing from Victoria. Also @visitmelbourne on Instagram. | 11,300 Tweets | 1,784 Following | 76,200 Followers | https://twitter.com/Melbourne

5.Cricket Australia: Description – Official communication from Cricket Australia, the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in Australia. | 481 Tweets | 110 Following | 40,000 Followers | https://twitter.com/CAComms

6. Australian Politics:  Description – Latest news from Australia and international political news from The Australian newspaper and online resources | 16,000 Tweets | 212 Following | 14,600 Followers | https://twitter.com/aus_politics

7. Tourism Australia:  Description – Tourism Australia’s official industry Twitter profile. | 6,415 Tweets | 1,018 Following | 63,300 Followers | https://twitter.com/TourismAus

8. Australian Open: Description – The official account of the Australian Open, Grand Slam of the Asia-Pacific 19 Jan – 1 Feb 2015. | 35, 600 Tweets | 1, 167 Following | 707,000 Followers | https://twitter.com/AustralianOpen

9. Australian Government Department of Health: Description – Updates, news & information from the Australian Government Department of Health. Please email questions to enquiries@health.gov.au | 3,273 Tweets | 22 Following | 20,200 Followers | https://twitter.com/healthgovau

10. Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection: Description – The official Twitter account of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. This account is monitored Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEDT. | 2,630 Tweets | 99 Following | 7,257 Followers | https://twitter.com/DIBPAustralia

11. Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Description – Official account of Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade. Follow @smartraveller for travel updates. For consular assistance 24/7 ph +61 2 6261 3305 | 8,766 Tweets | 484 Following | 34,200 Followers | https://twitter.com/dfat

12. ATO Australian Taxation Office: Description – Official page of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Follow us for Australian tax & super info. We update & monitor this page during office hours, Mon – Fri. | 6,491 Tweets | 110 Following | 22,000 Followers | https://twitter.com/ato_gov_au

13. National Health and Medical Research Council: Description – Australia’s peak body for health and medical research, evidence-based health guidelines, and health ethics. | 877 Tweets | 2,136 Following | 14,500 Followers | https://twitter.com/nhmrc

14. Australian Government Department of Human Services: Description – Official account for Australian Government Department of Human Services. We cover all @Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support services. Tweeting business hours. |  1,761 Tweets | 74 Following | 3,291 Followers | https://twitter.com/HumanServicesAU

15. Australian Bureau of Statistics: 3,307 Tweets | 50 Following | 20,300 Followers | https://twitter.com/ABSStats

16. Student Update: Description – Tweeting about #Centrelink & #Medicare support for youth & students. We’re online business hours Mon-Fri. More info: http://humanservices.gov.au/socialmedia | 1,242 Tweets | 416 Following | 1,856 Followers | https://twitter.com/StudentUpdateAU

17. National Archives of Australia: Description – your story, our history. Tweets by Tara from the Comms Team. | 2,310 Tweets | 303 Following | 7,414 Followers | https://twitter.com/naagovau

18. Smart Traveller: Description – The Australian Government’s travel advisory and consular information service. For consular assistance telephone +61 2 6261 3305 or SMS +61 421 269 080. | 1,146 Tweets | 197 Following | 7,413 Followers | https://twitter.com/Smartraveller

19. Australian Sports Commissions: Description – Welcome to the official Twitter page of the Australian Sports Commission and Australian Institute of Sport | 5,927 Tweets | 7,263 Following | 17,600 Followers | https://twitter.com/Ausport

20. Twitter Australia Official: Description – 2,264 Tweets, 17,700 Following | 129,000 Followers | https://twitter.com/TwitterAU

Follow these most popular Twitter accounts in Australia and you will have a great chance to get more followers too. If you want to add more popular Twitter accounts, just use the comment box and write other accounts. If you liked this post, kindly share this to your friends from Australia using social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Google plus.

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