Newly-released documents show government agencies warned ministers in 2000 not to reduce Australia's options on climate change action.
The former ambassador predicted President Trump would monetise his support base and establish cable news and social media platforms to rival Fox News and Facebook.
Only Vietnam and Taiwan joined Australia in gaining more relative power within Asia in 2020, the Lowy Institute project found.
One of Canberra's major public service employers plans to move staff to a new, 12-storey building in the city centre.
Virgin will resume flights to major regional centres as it commits to a minimum domestic flight schedule underwritten by the federal government.
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