But there’s the serious stuff too; confirming a royal commission into robodebt, backing for Ukraine against Russia, announcing an inquiry into the secret Morrison ministerial self-appointments, detailing a pitch for a referendum on Indigenous recognition and sharing his hopes for the skills summit that looms in the days ahead.
But away from the performative arts of social media, just like all of us, there are issues ahead that are less palatable to post.
Anthony Albanese (left) and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv in July. Source: ABACA / ABACA/PA
With such low unemployment, the migration system is in the spotlight and may hold the key to recharging the growth agenda but even is a mammoth task.
Selling a bigger Australia also opens the government up to political attack.
The draft question for a referendum on a Voice to Parliament continues to be fraught and nationally sensitive. The prime minister has declared this his most important priority but it’s still an idea being debated with no date for when a vote might be held.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at Garma Festival in northeast Arnhem Land in July, where he put forward a proposed wording for a referendum on the Indigenous Voice to Parliament. Source: AAP / AARON BUNCH
While there were many smiles and welcomes when Mr Albanese , there’s also the task of ensuring the many different Aboriginal and Torres Islander nations feel reflected in the final design.
As it stands now, there’s a continued push in the Torres Strait for the achievement of Treaty concurrently.
None of this would be able to happen without a sign-off from the Foreign Investment Review Board, which would be highly unlikely to be forthcoming.
In Darwin, the noise of jet engines is puncturing the tropical sweat, as massive international defence war games known as Pitch Black roar to life for weeks of airborne muscle flexing.
Anna Henderson is SBS World News’s chief political correspondent.