David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe and Michael Gordon The bulk of the dramatic fall in asylum seeker boat arrivals happened under Labor's last-ditch Papua New Guinea deal announced before the election campaign, a Fairfax Media analysis shows.
David Wroe, Michael Gordon The bulk of the dramatic fall in asylum-seeker boat arrivals happened under Labor's last-ditch Papua New Guinea deal announced before the election campaign, a Fairfax Media analysis shows.
David Wroe, Michael Gordon Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has refused to tell Parliament whether any asylum-seeker boats have been turned back to Indonesia - a Coalition election policy - prompting ridicule from Labor.
David Wroe and Michael Gordon Scott Morrison refuses to tell Parliament whether any asylum-seeker boats have been turned back to Indonesia, prompting ridicule from Labor.
David Wroe The Army has sacked six soldiers at the centre of the notorious "Jedi Council", whose members swapped grossly demeaning emails about women they'd slept with.
David Wroe The army has sacked six soldiers at the centre of the notorious "Jedi Council", whose members swapped grossly demeaning emails and videos about women they had slept with.
David Wroe The Senate has ordered Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to tell Parliament about incidents involving asylum-seekers at sea in a bid to end the government's information clampdown.
David Wroe, Michael Gordon A senior Indonesian official has directly contradicted the Abbott government by insisting that a deal to swap refugees is on the table as a way of breaking the impasse over asylum-seeker boats.
David Wroe, Michael Gordon A senior Indonesian official has directly contradicted the Abbott government by insisting that a people swap-style deal is on the table as a way of breaking the impasse over asylum-seeker boats.
David Wroe A man who is claimed to be Australia's first suicide bomber has appeared in a video that shows the last moments of his life before he blew up a truck in Syria, killing dozens of soldiers.
David Wroe Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has vowed to ''engage'' rather than ''isolate'' Sri Lanka over claims of human rights abuses, bucking a growing international trend to boycott this week's Commonwealth...
David Wroe Indonesian hackers have crashed the website of Australian intelligence agency ASIS, according to hackers and cyber experts, dramatically stepping up the revenge attacks in response to the spying...
David Wroe Australia will give $10 million in humanitarian aid for the Philippines in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through the middle of the country at the weekend, killing thousands of people.
Michael Bachelard, Natalie O'Brien, David Wroe Indonesia has declared it will refuse to take back asylum seekers rescued by Australian ships, casting doubt over the government's ''turn back the boats'' policy.
David Wroe and Jessica Wright The Department of Defence has confirmed an investigation has been launched into potential allegations of rape carried out on young sailors, including the anal penetration of both males and females...
David Wroe A navy frigate used to intercept and rescue asylum-seeker vessels to Australia's north is at the centre of a military investigation into bizarre hazing rituals carried out on young sailors.
David Wroe Vice-Admiral praises sailor who reported alleged bastardisation on HMAS Ballarat.
David Wroe The Abbott government will introduce "mutual obligation" for countries receiving Australian aid, in a move experts say could backfire and drive neighbours further into China's sphere of influence.
David Wroe Labor faces a bruising internal debate over whether to shadow the Abbott government closely on refugee policy or oppose the government's tough plan to restore temporary protection visas.
Michael Bachelard, Karuni Rompies and David Wroe Indonesia has intensified its reaction to revelations that Australia was systematically spying from its embassy in Jakarta, apparently threatening in response to stem intelligence about people...