Oh, that is great!
Some volunteers here (Public Knowledge Workshop in Israel) are working on an extension to our “Open Parliament” (somewhat similar to Open Australia) which collates all public information from social media of parliament members.
I thought it might be a nice little project to take some of their code and do some analysis of social media interaction of Australian MPs, for GovHack.
I think it would be interesting to also scrape YouTube for data, even if the member does not have a page. For example: