David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe The army has sacked six soldiers at the centre of the notorious "Jedi Council", whose members swapped grossly demeaning emails and videos about women they had slept with.
David Wroe An army reservist who was allegedly a key member of the ''Jedi Council'' internet sex ring was sacked by defence contractor Thales in 2010 - yet was not suspended by Defence until more than two years...
David Wroe, Daniel Hurst The Australian special forces soldier killed in Afghanistan on Saturday has been named as Corporal Cameron Stewart Baird.
Bianca Hall, David Wroe The record number of boats coming to Australia shows no signs of easing, with more than 1000 asylum seekers arriving since Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced his new plan to stop them.
David Wroe Defence Minister backs Army commanders after Diggers's attitude is compared to 'Roman gladiators'.
David Wroe Opinions differ on whether Defence Minister Stephen Smith has failed victims of abuse.
David Wroe ''What does Afghanistan show,'' Stephen Smith asked on Tuesday. ''Easiest thing in the world to get in, hardest thing in the world to get out.
David Wroe After a decade of war in Afghanistan and 39 combat deaths, the end is firmly in sight for Australian troops with the planned closure of their main base by the end of the year.
Deborah Snow and David Wroe Defence white papers only come along every few years and Friday's - just the second since 2000 - was pitched carefully to a domestic as well as an international audience.
Deborah Snow, David Wroe Afghan detainees captured by the Australian Defence Force and held at a US military prison near Bagram complained to Australian government officials that they were forced to accept humiliatingly...
Deborah Snow and David Wroe Afghan detainees captured by Australian soldiers and held at a US military prison near Bagram complained to Australian government officials that they were forced to accept humiliatingly public...
Deborah Snow and David Wroe Australia has again suspended the transfer of suspected insurgents to some Afghan prison facilities in Tarin Kowt following allegations of abuse.
David Wroe, Deborah Snow Military police at Australia's detention centre in Afghanistan were pressured to make prisoners more "pliable" by gagging them, depriving them of sleep and denying them exercise.
David Wroe, Deborah Snow Military police in Afghanistan made prisoners more 'pliable' by gagging them and depriving them of sleep.
David Wroe Afghan officials are set to be charged with mistreating prisoners at a detention facility to which Australia had previously transferred suspected insurgents, Defence Minister Stephen Smith has said.
David Wroe Defence is reeling from another internet sex scandal in which at least 17 male army officers circulated footage of members having sex, tagged with demeaning commentary about the women.
David Wroe and Ruth Pollard A government inquiry has reignited concern over the Prisoner X affair.
David Wroe THE Immigration Department has been gathering footage on Nauru and Manus Island for ''confronting'' videos aimed at discouraging asylum seekers from getting on boats - even though the facilities...
Dylan Welch, David Wroe The hunt for the rogue Afghan soldier who mowed down five Australian soldiers, killing three, continues as Julia Gillard described as ''ugly language'' a comment by independent Andrew Wilkie that she...
David Wroe Australia suspends some joint patrols with Afghan soldiers amid fears the anti-Islam film that sparked violence across the world could heighten the risk of insider attacks.