David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe, Daisy Dumas Muslim leaders have used a bridge-building meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott to raise doubts about creating no-go zones that would force travellers to Iraq and Syria to prove they are not...
Ben Doherty and David Wroe Australia has reportedly installed a key immigration bureaucrat in its Phnom Penh embassy as the government prepares to send up to 1000 asylum seekers in its care on Nauru to Cambodia.
David Wroe Last weekend, Squadron Leader Cameron Clark was playing with his daughter when the decision was made to prepare a humanitarian mission to help stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq.
David Wroe The security situation in Iraq "remains perilous" and Australia is still discussing with international partners how it can further help the strife-torn country, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has warned.
David Wroe PM vows that Australia will continue flying humanitarian missions over Mount Sinjar until safety can be guaranteed for the thousands of Yazidi refugees.
David Wroe Prime Minister Tony Abbott has paid an unannounced visit to Al Minhad Air Base in the Middle East as Australian forces began air dropping aid to stranded refugees in northern Iraq.
David Wroe Australian soldiers could join limited US-led ground force to help rescue tens of thousands of stranded Iraqi refugees.
Australian jihadists involved with 'worst of the worst' atrocities in Syria and Iraq, ASIO boss says
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent Australia's top spy calls the current Middle East conflicts 'social media wars' and warns this could inspire young followers at home.
David Wroe Australia and the US will join forces to appeal for a major international effort through the United Nations to combat the frightening phenomenon of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria.
David Wroe Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has dramatically stepped up Australia's condemnation of Moscow over the flight MH17 tragedy, accusing it of trying to use humanitarian help as a pretext for an...
David Wroe The radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has produced a slick video to recruit Indonesians - a phenomenon that a member of Parliament’s intelligence and security committee warns poses a...
David Wroe A defence discussion paper that will help set the direction for military spending in the years ahead has openly questioned whether Australia’s next fleet of submarines should be built at home.
David Wroe, Peter Hartcher and James Massola Australian soldiers are set to join an enlarged police presence to help secure the crash site of MH17 as the Abbott government worked against the clock on Friday to secure deals with key players to...
David Wroe and Judith Ireland A small number of Australian soldiers will be deployed to back up police charged with securing the crash site of MH-17 in Ukraine.
David Wroe, James Massola Prime Minister Tony Abbott has acknowledged that 50 Australian police officers who have flown to London ahead of a mission to secure the MH17 crash site may face ''difficulty'' as armed pro-Russian...
James Massola, David Wroe Fifty Australian federal police have been pre-deployed to London ahead of a potential mission to Ukraine to help secure the crash site of the downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17.
David Wroe, James Massola Tony Abbott has warned of evidence tampering on ''an industrial scale'' at the MH17 crash site, underscoring the massive challenge facing international investigators including Australians as they...
James Massola, David Wroe Tony Abbott has warned of evidence tampering on ''an industrial scale'' at the MH17 crash site.
Australian military plane leaves for the Netherlands to return bodies of Australian MH17 victims home
David Wroe, Judith Ireland An Australian C-17 military plane is in the air on its way to the Netherlands in preparation to start returning the bodies of Australian victims of the MH17 crash.
David Wroe Australian air crash investigators are headed to Kiev where they will team up with Dutch, British and possibly American counterparts but will have to wait until there is a guarantee of safety from...