David Wroe

David Wroe

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

'Sloppy paperwork' dogged energy project

David Wroe The federal government's $435 million green energy program failed to keep proper paperwork amid a rush to spend money in the wake of the global financial crisis, an auditor's report has found.

Newman reverses ban on uranium

David Wroe Queensland government overturns decades-long ban as conservationists attack move as a broken promise.

Warning of budget hole with carbon tax

David Wroe Finance Minister Penny Wong has warned that Kevin Rudd's proposal to review the carbon tax after six months with a view to easing the $23-a-tonne starting price could blow a hole in the budget.

Massive marine reserves created

David Wroe Australia is to establish the world's largest network of marine reserves, which will ring the country and cover more than three million square kilometres of waters to protect reefs and marine life,...