David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
Matthew Knott, David Wroe Australian Federal Police officers are set be questioned by a parliamentary committee within weeks to explain the organisation's role delivering the executed Bali nine ring leaders to Indonesian...
Mark Kenny and David Wroe The attention-grabbing freeze of diplomatic relations between Canberra and Jakarta is likely to last weeks rather than months as both sides insulate vital trade and security ties.
David Wroe and James Massola High-level ministerial meetings with Indonesia will be cancelled and senior government sources say all aspects of the diplomatic relationship are "on the table" in the fallout of the Bali nine case.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The Islamic State terror group and similar violent jihadist movements are an even greater threat to world order than communism was during the Cold War, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said.
James Massola, David Wroe Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop are considering all options, including the dramatic step of recalling Australia's ambassador to Indonesia.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent Police believe the alleged Anzac Day terrorism plot planned for Melbourne was partly payback for the death of teenager Abdul Numan Haider in September.
David Wroe The young Melbourne men arrested over an alleged Anzac Day terror plot had close links to a senior Australian jihadist and Islamic State recruiter.
David Wroe Terrorism experts agreed that the threat to the Anzac service was small, but there was a risk of "lone wolf" attacks.
David Wroe Australia should learn from European programs that effectively steer young people away from Islamic extremism and stop them becoming "foreign fighters", a leading terrorism expert says.
David Wroe Should we cut him some slack and move on? Not before pausing to recognise this.
David Wroe Defence Minister Kevin Andrews was unable to name the leader of the Islamic State terror group in an embarrassing gaffe on the day the government committed additional troops to Iraq.
David Wroe The Australian Defence Force has vowed that if it gets armed drones such as the notorious US Reaper aircraft, a human pilot will always be responsible for decisions about using deadly force.
David Wroe The first of more than 300 Australian troops will leave for Iraq on Wednesday on a two-year training mission that Tony Abbott says will not be "risk-free".
David Wroe Australian authorities have no firm idea how many illegal guns are in the country due to shortcomings in data collection, a Parliamentary inquiry has found.
David Wroe The RAAF will get two more of its much-loved workhorses – the C-17 transport planes that have lifted everything from ammunition to Kurds fighting the Islamic State terror group to food and...
David Wroe Americans and Japanese trust Australians more than they trust one another, according to a new survey.
David Wroe Cate McGregor has a stinging message for Tony Abbott's more truculent critics: the Prime Minister deserves some credit for so publicly supporting her as the world's most senior transgender military...
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent Defence chiefs have acknowledged the rate of post-traumatic stress disorder among military personnel and veterans is likely to rise in the years ahead as cases slowly surface following major recent...
David Wroe Leading lawyers say the case of Labor Party figure Matthew Gardiner – believed to have helped the Kurds in their fight against the Islamic State terror group – shows how hard prosecuting...
David Wroe Police officers comprise the majority of people empowered to sign off on access to Australians' phone and internet records, Fairfax Media has found.