WHEN Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie announced burqa-wearing Aussies would face a fine of up to $3400 under a new law to be introduced, the story shot straight to the top of Facebook's trend list.
The story caused quite a stir on social media with Facebook posts being flooded with comments:
And Twitter with the hashtag #burqaban:
Hugh Jackman was another trending topic this week when it was revealed the Aussie actor had received treatment for his third skin cancer this year.
Hugh took to Instagram to reinforce the message of using sunscreen:
Which prompted messages of support from his followers.
Robbie Williams was also trending on social media this week but for a rather unusual reason.
During the birth of his second child this week, the 40-year-old singer took to social media to live-blog, posting videos of his wife Ayda's labour on his YouTube channel.
While Robbie entertained fans with amusing videos from the hospital room during the 14 hours labour, including a rendition of Frozen's 'Let It Go' (while his wife appeared to be giving birth), the couple did welcome a baby boy into world at the end.