David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe and Philip Wen Clive Palmer's profuse apology to China after his extraordinary outburst last week has been met with scepticism from experts and a cautious welcome from the Abbott government, which said it should...
David Wroe Arab countries as well as the West need to stop the spread of extremist groups such as the brutal Islamic State, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said as she prepares to take the issue of foreign...
David Wroe Australia is a step closer to getting a fleet of sophisticated P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance planes, with the Abbott government set to announce it has sealed a deal with the United States for...
David Wroe Australia's top spy has launched an impassioned appeal to the nation's half a million Muslims not to mistake the Abbott government's counterterrorism push as "fighting Islam".
Terrorist beheadings could happen in Australia, Tony Abbott warns as he pushes tougher security laws
David Wroe Horrific acts of terrorism such as the ''truly sickening and utterly evil'' beheading of journalist James Foley could happen in Western countries including Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has...
David Wroe, Sarah Whyte AFP say they've received no request from their PNG counterparts to trace or interview expatriate suspects in the murder of Iranian asylum-seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island.
David Wroe The Australian Defence Force Academy is at the centre of yet more sexual offence claims, with a male cadet arrested on Tuesday after two female cadets alleged that he sexually assaulted them.
David Wroe, Sarah Whyte Two men have been arrested over the death of asylum-seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island and are expected to be charged with murder, a PNG police spokesman has confirmed.
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 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 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...