David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
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".
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 Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia will continue flying humanitarian missions over Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq until safety can be guaranteed for the thousands of Yazidi refugees hiding in...
David Wroe The first Australian suicide bomber in Iraq killed three people in the heart of Baghdad on Thursday, an extremist group has claimed, raising the involvement of local jihadists in the spiralling...
Lindsay Murdoch, David Wroe Philippine authorities are treating Australian religious extremist Musa Cerantonio as a "high risk and high value" prisoner but he is set to walk free after his imminent deportation to Melbourne.
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...
David Wroe Spy agencies will be given new powers to access computers and monitor online communications amid growing fears about the terrorism threat posed by Australians fighting in the Middle East.
Miles Armitage: Africa's jihadist groups the new threat, says Australia's counter-terrorism ambassador
David Wroe Australia's new counterterrorism ambassador has singled out the growth of jihadist groups in Africa as a key concern in the post-Bin Laden era, as global terrorism continues to evolve and morph.
David Wroe Australia's new counter-terrorism ambassador has singled out the growth of jihadist groups in Africa as a key concern in the post-bin Laden era of global terror.
Scott Morrison stands by hard line at Manus Island as report finds local worker led Reza Barati attack
Sarah Whyte, David Wroe Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to maintain his hardline approach on asylum seekers despite admitting ''great regret'' that urgent security upgrades were not made to Manus Island...
David Wroe Australians are fighting in Iraq with the al-Qaeda splinter group whose lightning offensive over the past week threatens to tear the fragile country apart.
David Wroe, Jonathan Swan Tony Abbott has defended Immigration Minister Scott Morrison against calls for him to be sacked, saying the Australian people would not want a ''wimp'' defending their borders.
David Wroe The Australian Federal Police refused a request from Papua New Guinea for an officer to help interview witnesses to the killing of asylum seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island.
Michael Gordon, David Wroe Police investigating the brutal killing of Reza Barati on Manus Island have for the first time been given graphic statements from the asylum seekers who witnessed the slaying, as two Australians...
David Wroe, Sarah Whyte Manus Island police say they are poised to charge several men with the murder of Reza Barati, the asylum seeker killed in a violent confrontation at the island's detention centre.
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.
Michael Gordon and David Wroe Police investigating the killing of Reza Barati have for the first time been given graphic statements from witnesses, with two Australians emerging as suspects.
David Wroe The Australian Federal Police has refused a request from Papua New Guinea for an officer to help interview witnesses to the killing of asylum seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island in February.
Michael Bachelard, Natalie O'Brien and David Wroe Indonesia has declared it will refuse to take back asylum seekers rescued by Australian ships unless there is a threat to their lives, as a standoff between the countries continued off Java on Friday...
David Wroe The Abbott government faces more pressure over broken election promises as a new analysis shows it will fall well short of its pledge to create a million jobs over five years.