David Wroe

David Wroe

David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.

Currents, acoustics to play lead role in black box search

Personnel from 11 Squadron, 92 Wing are seen onboard the flight deck of their Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion as they fly over the southern Indian Ocean

David Wroe Ocean scientists expect to narrow down search area for submerged wreckage of MH370 to 2500 square kilometres by working back along ocean currents from any floating debris found in coming days.

Undersea kelp beds listed as endangered

David Wroe They are the mighty rainforests of the ocean, towering up to 25 metres from the seabed. And as with many forests on land, the giant kelp jungles in the waters off southeast Australia are threatened...

Risks of net gain

Risks of the net gain. Insight.

David Wroe, Nicky Phillips and Ben Cubby What makes the issue of a super trawler in our waters a powerful one is that - like coal-seam gas - it brings together groups that have traditionally been at odds with one another - in this case,...

Burke ready to go over state heads

David Wroe, Adam Morton, Tom Arup Water Minister Tony Burke has vowed he will press ahead with a plan to rescue the ailing Murray-Darling river system this year even if it means brushing aside states that refuse to sign up.

River ultimatum to states: with or without you

Dr Ben Gawne, director of the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre.

David Wroe, Adam Morton and Tom Arup Water Minister Tony Burke has vowed to press ahead with a plan to rescue the ailing Murray-Darling river system this year even if it means brushing aside states that refuse to sign up.

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Details missing in basin consultation

David Wroe Critics from both sides of the controversial draft plan to save the Murray-Darling Basin are branding the 20-week public consultation a farce because important pieces of information needed to...

Murray-Darling plan 'fails'

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David Wroe The South Australian government attacks efforts to rescue the Murray-Darling river system.

Scientists slam rivers draft plan

The Wetworth Group report says important issues have been negelcted.

David Wroe The respected Wentworth Group of scientists condemns the draft plan to save the Murray-Darling river system as using 'indefensible assumptions'.