7 day tweet volume :
In every scene, you are my star, @MichelleObama! Happy birthday, baby! pic.twitter.com/hgMBhHasBj
look at those little arsonist buggers go!

10,000 of them in one afternoon. police will be run off their feet!
This map from Weatherzone shows the impact of around 10,000 lightning strikes across the Hunter this afternoon

The lightning & strong winds have brought down trees & overhead wires, causing power outages

Repair crews are in the field

Ausgrid.com.au/poweroutages pic.twitter.com/sWoPKwF3GX
The resources required for a fireworks display are hard to justify at a time like this.

I'm very sorry we've had to make this call.

But I hope you can appreciate why we've made it.

Update: At the end of the show this evening there was a medical incident off stage involving Greg Page. Medics were called immediately and he was taken to hospital where he is receiving treatment. We will provide more information as it comes to hand.
  • In every scene, you are my star, @MichelleObama! Happy birthday, baby!
  • I've seen different employment figures for mining and tourism so decided to look at ABS 2019 figures. 52,900 employed in coal mining. 299,800 employed in agriculture. 666,000 employed in tourism. Why are coal mining jobs more important @ScottMorrisonMP ?
  • @Jon_Favreau
  • Professor Marcia Langton rejects claims by Josephine Cashman that question Bruce Pascoe's Aboriginality and the credibility of Dark Emu.
  • Thrilled to announce @BTS_twt returns to the #LateLateShow on January 28 to perform "Black Swan"!
  • #BlackSwan
  • Just read that Derek Fowlds has died. Excellent in Yes Minister & Yes Prime Minister. And had one of the best lines in sitcom history when they discussed newspaper readers on Yes Prime Minister.
  • Naaaaaaaaaaaaaa this has me on the floor 😭😭😭😭
  • I don’t know what to say, I’m so desperately sad. 😢😢🦊such times we had, rest in peace Mr Derek, my best friend forever #DerekFowlds #BasilBrushshow
  • That cat said this is not a mf drill 😩😂
  • Happy 98th Birthday to the one and only Betty White #XCVIII @BettyMWhite
  • NSW Liberal MP Andrew Constance stepped aside as transport minister to focus on rebuilding his community. He got emotional as he spoke to The Project about the impact the bushfires have had on the mental health of the people hardest hit by the fires.
  • After buying literally hundreds of tickets over many years (decades actually) tonight I won my 1st pub meat tray to assist ⁦@NSWRFS⁩ - thanks #ErkoHotel
  • "In 1993-94 there was still some sense that ministers were responsible and accountable to the parliament, and that you were supposed to do the right thing. I think we've lost that somewhere along the way." - @latingle on the sports grant controversy. #abc730 #auspol
  • Surpassing "Gangnam Style" (86) by PSY, "#BlackSwan" (88) by @BTS_twt is now the song with most #1s on iTunes Worldwide by a Korean Artist. #BlackSwanOutNow #7isComing
  • Wait till the cyclones come. Your region is almost uninsurable yet you keep denying science. You build on land that will be inundated, refuse to insure council assets and focus on short term jobs over longer term jobs and a sustainable future.