David Wroe

David Wroe

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

Ministers giving grants to own electorates


David Wroe THE Auditor-General has found 110 instances of federal ministers approving grants in their own electorates, including 33 that were not properly reported to the Finance Department.

High risk of fraud for energy scheme: adviser

David Wroe AN ADVISER on the government's $10 billion clean energy fund has acknowledged there will be ''dodgy people'' trying to win green business financing from taxpayers, after the US launched a review of...