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  Australian Government Twitter sites
follow ABARES on Twitter ABARES
Scientific and economic research, analysis and advice on issues affecting Australia's primary industries.
follow About The House on Twitter AboutTheHouse
News and updates from Australia's House of Representatives.
follow the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Twitter ABSStats
Official Twitter account for the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
follow the ACCCgovau on Twitter ACCCgovau
Official Twitter account of the ACCC. We promote competition and fair trade to benefit consumers, businesses, and the public.
follow ProdSafety on Twitter ACCC ProductSafety
Official Australian Competition & Consumer Commission Product Safety Twitter account. Make safe - Buy safe - Use safe. Follow us & find out how!
follow ACECQA on Twitter ACECQA
Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority promotes quality and continuous improvement in early childhood education and care and school age care in Australia.
follow ACIAR Australia on Twitter ACIARAustralia
ACIAR contributes to the Aus Govt's international assistance program by assisting developing countries to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development.
follow ACMA on Twitter acmadotgov
Regulation of broadcasting, the internet, radiocommunications and telecommunications.
follow AFP on Twitter AFP National Media
Latest news updates from the Australian Federal Police.
follow AGD Copyright on Twitter AGD Copyright
The official Twitter feed for copyright law and policy from the Australian Attorney-General's Department.
follow AGSgovernmentLawyers on Twitter AGSgovernmentLawyers
The Australian Government Solicitor (AGS) is Australia's leading provider of legal services to the Australian government and its agencies.
follow the Australian Institute of Criminology on Twitter AICriminology
The Australian Institute of Criminology is Australia's national research and knowledge centre on crime and justice.
follow AIFS_SVR on Twitter AIFS_SVR
Sexual Violence Resource is a central collection point for research, information and resources about sexual assault in Australia.
follow AIHW on Twitter AIHW
Australia's national agency for health and welfare statistics and information.
follow the Australian Institute of Marine Science on Twitter aims_gov_au
Australian Institute of Marine Science - Australia's tropical marine research agency.
follow RAAF-Aus_AirForce on Twitter Aus_AirForce
Air Force provides air and space power for Australia's security.
follow AirServicesNews on Twitter AirServices News
Australia's air navigation service provider - provides air traffic control, aviation rescue and fire fighting and air navigation services.
follow AITSL on Twitter AITSL
Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) promoting excellence in the profession of teaching & school leadership.
follow the AMSA News on Twitter AMSA_News
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) page is for information only.
follow the Australian National Audit Office on Twitter ANAO_australia
The Australian National Audit Office provides a full range of audit services to Parliament and Commonwealth public sector agencies and statutory bodies.
follow the Australian National Botanical Gardens on Twitter ANBG
Australian National Botanical Gardens - the national collection of Australian native plants.
follow the Australian National Maritime Museum on Twitter ANMMuseum
Follow for updates about events, exhibitions and interesting facts from Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney.
follow the Australian and New Zealand Spatial Information Council on Twitter ANZLIC
ANZLIC-the Spatial Information Council, greater access to spatial information in Australia and New Zealand.
follow APRAinfo on Twitter APRAInfo
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the Australian financial services industry.
follow the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority on Twitter ASADA anti-doping
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is the driving force for pure performance in sport.
follow APSCgradnews on Twitter APSCgradnews
Keep up to date with all the upcoming Australian Public Service Commission graduate news and events.
follow the Australian Research Council on Twitter arc_gov_au
The Australian Research Council(ARC) is a statutory authority within the Australian Government.
follow ARPANSANews on Twitter ARPANSANews
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency is the Australian Government's primary authority on radiation protection and nuclear safety.
follow artsculturegov on Twitter artsculturegov
The official twitter feed for Arts and Culture from the Australian Government's Ministry for the Arts.
follow the Australian Securities and Investment Commission on Twitter ASIC_Connect
Official Twitter of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission - connect to the latest information on doing business with ASIC.
follow asicmedia on Twitter asicmedia
Australian Securities and Investment Commission Corporate Affairs is the arm of Australia's corporate regulator that engages with media and government.
follow the Australian Taxation Office on Twitter ato_gov_au
Official Twitter page of the Australian Taxation Office.
follow ATSBinfo on Twitter ATSB Info
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is Australia's national transport safety investigator.
follow AusAntarctic on Twitter AusAntarctic
The Australian Antarctic Division leads Australia's Antarctic program.
follow AusCustomsNews on Twitter AusCustomsNews
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service manages the security and integrity of Australia's borders.
follow the Australian Electoral Commission on Twitter AusElectoralCom
Official twitter account of the Australian Electoral Commission.
follow AusGoal on Twitter AusGoal
AusGOAL is the Australian Governments' framework for opening access to publicly funded information for re-use by the community.
follow AusGOVCTO on Twitter AusGovCTO
This is the official Twitter site of the Australian Government CTO. Tweets are from John Sheridan, unless ending TCTO (for Team CTO).
follow AusGOVFinance on Twitter AusGovFinance
Official Department of Finance Twitter account.
follow AUS_Hansard on Twitter AUS_Hansard
Transcripts of parliamentary proceedings in the Australian Senate and House of Representatives.
follow AusHumanRights on Twitter AusHumanRights
News and events from Australia's human rights watchdog.
follow AusLawReform on Twitter AusLawReform
Conducts inquiries into areas of law at the request of the Attorney-General of Australia.
follow AusoftheYearAwards on Twitter AusoftheYearAwards
Each year the Australian of the Year Awards celebrates the achievement and contribution of eminent Australians.
follow Ausport on Twitter Ausport
Welcome to the official Twitter page of the Australian Sports Commission and Australian Institute of Sport.
follow Aus training awards on Twitter Aus Training Awards
The Australian Training Awards are the peak, national awards for the vocational education and training (VET) sector.
follow Austrade on Twitter Austrade
Australian Government's trade and investment development agency.
follow Australia on Twitter Australia
Tourism Australia official twitter profile - We tweet the latest news and fan photos.
follow Australia Council on Twitter Australia Council
The Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government's arts funding and advisory body.
follow Australia Day on Twitter Australia Day
On 26 January we come together to celebrate Australia and being Australian.
follow Australian Screen on Twitter australiascreen
Australian Screen - audiovisual heritage online.
follow the Australian Army on Twitter AustralianArmy
Official Australian Army news and images.
follow the Australian Navy on Twitter Australian_Navy
Sharing official information about the Royal Australian Navy around the world.
follow the Australian Senate on Twitter Australian Senate
News and updates from the Australian Senate.
follow the Australian Treasury on Twitter Australian Treasury
Official account for the Australian Treasury.
follow the Australian War Memorial on Twitter AWMemorial
Museum, archive and memorial that aims to help people remember and understand the Australian experience of war.
follow BOM_au on Twitter BOM_au
Official Bureau of Meteorology (National) account for information on current and impending weather.
State feeds:  BOM_ACT | BOM_NSW | BOM_Vic | BOM_Qld | BOM_SA | BOM_WA | BOM_NT | BOM_Tas
follow business_gov_au on Twitter business_gov_au
The Australian Government's principal business resource.
follow CASA Briefing on Twitter CASABriefing
Licensing of pilots, registration of aircraft and oversight safety.
follow the Census Australia on Twitter Census Australia
Official account for Australia's Census of Population and Housing.
follow Centrelink on Twitter Centrelink
Assisting people to become self-sufficient and supporting those in need.
follow CFCAexchange on Twitter CFCAexchange
Child Family Community Australia (CFCA):quality, evidence-based publications and resources for professionals in the areas of protecting children, supporting families and strengthening communities.
follow Comcare on Twitter Comcare
Works in partnership with workers, their employers and unions to keep workers healthy and safe, and reduce the incidence and cost of workplace injury and disease.
follow CommsAu on Twitter CommsAu
Official account of the Australian Department of Communications.
follow CreativePartnerships on Twitter CreativePartnerships
Creative Partnerships Australia is the amalgamation of AbaF and the Artsupport program of the Australia Council.
follow CSIRO on Twitter CSIRO
Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
follow CybersmartACMA on Twitter CybersmartACMA
Cybersmart is the national cybersafety education program managed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
follow DeptAgNews on Twitter DeptAgNews
Follow us for media information about Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries.
follow DeptDefence on Twitter DeptDefence
Official account of Australia's Department of Defence.
follow Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Twitter DFAT
Stay up to date with official information about foreign and trade policy advice from Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
follow DFAT media on Twitter DFAT media
Full list of social media accounts managed by Australia's embassies and consulates overseas.
follow DIBP Australia on Twitter DIBP Australia
Official account of the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
follow Donate Life Today on Twitter DonateLifeToday
Discover the life changing benefits of organ and tissue transplantation for all Australians.
follow DVAAus on Twitter DVAAus
Providing support and information for veterans and their dependants, Australian Defence Force personnel, war widows/widowers, members of the Australian Federal Police, students, teachers and historians.
follow eHealthAus on Twitter eHealthAus
Electronic management of health information.
follow EM Knowledge Hub on Twitter EM Knowledge Hub
In Beta - A national, all-hazards Australian emergency management knowledge hub for collaborative and interactive information and knowledge sharing.
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Official Twitter feed of the Australian Government Department of the Environment.
follow exportawards on Twitter exportawards
Rewarding Australian companies who export their products and services to the world.
follow Fair Work Ombudsman on Twitter Fair Work Ombudsman
Providing the latest news and updates about Australia's workplace relations laws.
follow Family Court Au on Twitter Family Court of Australia
Official account for the Family Court of Australia. Latest news, information, services and judgments can be found here. Tweeting business hours.
follow Family Studies on Twitter FamilyStudies
Quality research on family wellbeing, delivered by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
follow FamilyUpdateau on Twitter FamilyUpdateAU
Tweeting about Centrelink, Medicare & ChildSupport support for families.
follow FSANZ News on Twitter FSANZNews
Regulations for the sale of food in Australia and New Zealand.
follow Future Land Warfare on Twitter Future Land Warfare
Explores the future of land combat and Australia's strategic environment.
follow GBRMPA on Twitter GBRMPA
News from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
follow HankJongen on Twitter HankJongen
Department of Human Services General Manager responsible for informing Australians about Australian Government support, services and payments.
follow headspace_aus on Twitter headspace_aus
Australia's National Youth Mental Health Foundation.
follow healthinfonet on Twitter healthinfonet
Helping to close the gap by providing the evidence base to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health.
follow Human Services on Twitter Human Services
Official account for Australian Government Department of Human Services. We cover all @Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support services. Tweeting business hours.
follow idpwd on Twitter IDPwD
International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) celebrates the achievements and contributions of people with disability.
follow IHPA Newson Twitter IHPA News
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority. IHPA retweets & links are not endorsements.
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Official Twitter account for the website, sharing news, stories and information on Closing the Gap from the Australian Government.
follow Murray Darling Basin Authority on Twitter MD Basin Authority
Planning the integrated management of the water resources of the Murray Darling Basin.
follow meetinaustralia on Twitter MeetinAustralia
Business Events Australia promotes Australia internationally as an outstanding destination for meetings, conferences, congresses and incentive events.
follow mindhealthconnect on Twitter mindhealthconnect
Your pathway to a healthy mind.
follow MoneySmartTeam on Twitter MoneySmartTeam
Tweeting from the MoneySmart team about all things money management, investing, superannuation, borrowing and scams.
follow the Museum of Australian Democracy on Twitter MuseumofAusDemocracy
The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House tells the story of the journey of Australian democracy.
follow naa_digital on Twitter naadigital
National Archives of Australia - Leading the transition to digital information and records management in Australian Government agencies.
follow the National Archives of Australia on Twitter NationalArchivesAus
National Archives of Australia - your story, our history.
follow the NCA on Twitter NCA Media
The National Capital Authority plans, promotes, enhances and maintains Canberra as the national capital.
follow the National Gallery of Australia on Twitter National Gallery
Australia's national collection of art.
follow the National Library of Australia on Twitter National Library Aus
National Library of Australia - Australia's largest reference library.
follow the National Museum of Australia on Twitter NationalMuseumofAust
Sharing stories of Australia and Australians, exploring key issues, events and people that have shaped the nation.
follow the National Relay Service on Twitter National Relay Service
The NRS is the Australia-wide phone service for people who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment.
follow National Science Week on Twitter NationalScienceWeek
Australia's National Science Week will be held from 15 - 23 August in 2015.
follow National Youth Week on Twitter National Youth Week
The largest annual national celebration of young people - to recognise and celebrate our talents, achievements, contributions and potential.
follow the National Centre for Vocational Education Research on Twitter NCVER
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is Australia's principal provider of vocational education and training (VET) research and statistics.
follow the National Film and Sound Archive on Twitter NFSAonline
National Film and Sound Archive - Australia's audiovisual heritage.
follow the National Health and Medical Research Council on Twitter NHMRC
National Health and Medical Research Council - Australia's peak body for health and medical research, evidence-based health guidelines, and health ethics.
follow the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner on Twitter OAIC
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner - protecting information rights - advancing information policy.
follow the Office of Best Practice Regulation on Twitter OBPRGov
The Office of Best Practice Regulation is responsible for promoting effective and efficient legislation and regulation by the Australian Government.
follow the National Portrait Gallery on Twitter Portrait Gallery
Increasing the understanding of the Australian people, their identity, history, creativity and culture - through portraiture.
follow Parks Australia on Twitter Parks_Australia
ParksAustralia manage the Commonwealth's terrestrial protected areas, including 6 national parks - 3 jointly managed with their traditional owners - and 2 botanic gardens.
follow the Parliamentary Library on Twitter ParlLibrary
Keep up to date with the Australian Parliamentary Library's publications and events.
follow the Productivity Comm on Twitter Productivity Commission
Provides independent advice to Australian governments on economic, social & environmental issues affecting the welfare of Australians.
follow the PSInnovate on Twitter PSInnovate
Department of Industry working to advance innovation in the public sector.
follow Questacon on Twitter questacon
Promoting greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community.
follow the Racism.ItStopsWithMe on Twitter Racism.ItStopsWithMe
An initiative of the National Anti-Racism Strategy that aims to empower individuals & organisations to prevent & respond effectively to racism in Australia.
follow the Reserve Bank of Australia on Twitter RBAInfo
The Reserve Bank of Australia conducts monetary policy, works to maintain a strong financial system and issues the nation's currency.
follow Recognise on Twitter Recognise
Recognise is the movement to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people in our Constitution.
follow RoyalAustralianMint on Twitter Royal Australian Mint
Sole producer of Australia's circulating coins, custodians of the National Coin Collection and producer of beautiful collector coins.
follow SCAMwatch on Twitter SCAMwatch_gov_au
Don't let scams sneak under your radar! Stay one step ahead of the scammers by following SCAMwatch
follow Screen Australia on Twitter ScreenAustralia
Supporting the development of a creative, innovative and commercially sustainable Australian screen production industry.
follow Smartraveller on Twitter Smartraveller
The Australian Government's travel advisory and consular information service.
follow SpaceAustralia on Twitter SpaceAustralia
Australian Government's space-related activities and the Australian space sector.
follow StudentUpdateAU on Twitter StudentUpdateAU
Centrelink and Medicare support for youth and students.
follow Tourism Australia on Twitter tourismaus
Tourism Australia's official industry Twitter profile.
follow Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) on Twitter
The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) is a national body that registers & regulates tax practitioners.
follow Tourism Australia on Twitter tra_online
Tourism Research Australia (TRA) provides the latest tourism industry data.
follow TroveAustralia on Twitter TroveAustralia
If you are researching in the fields of the social sciences, literature, local or family history, or need inspiration for a school assignment, then this is the tool for you.
follow WGEAgency on Twitter WGEAgency
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency; an Australian Government statutory authority (formerly known as EOWA). We're online M-F 9-5 AEST.
follow Your energy on Twitter YES2Savings
Official twitter account of the website, helping Australians save energy, save water, reduce waste and travel smarter.
Table last updated 20 March 2015.
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