David Wroe

David Wroe

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

Carbon tax set to slug East Timor gas fields

David Wroe East Timor could be slugged millions of dollars a year under the carbon tax, which is set to take a bite out of revenues from offshore natural gas fields that Australia shares with the impoverished...

Firms facing carbon tax cut down to 'under 500'

David Wroe, Jacqueline Williams The number of companies hit by the carbon tax will be considerably lower than the 500 previously thought, it emerged yesterday as the Gillard government published its long-awaited hit list of liable...

Canberra knows cost of carbon and value of saying nothing

Carbon emmissions

David Wroe IF CARBON could be removed from the atmosphere as efficiently as it has been scrubbed from the latest government carbon tax advertisements, our problems would be solved.

Govt to make it hard for Coalition to dump green fund

David Wroe The Gillard government will protect its $10 billion green technology fund against an attack from any future Coalition government by forcing Tony Abbott to repeal legislation in order to shut the flow...