David Wroe

David Wroe

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

Swan says US deal is just a first step

SWAN AFR PHOTO BY GLENN HUNT 09122011.
NEWS- Wayne Swan in his Qld electorate talking to media about the interest rate drops by the big four banks .
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David Wroe Treasurer Wayne Swan has greeted an expected US deal to avoid the ''fiscal cliff'' with lukewarm praise, warning that a divided Washington needs to reach a more comprehensive debt agreement before...

PM blasts Liberals on voluntary voting

David Wroe Prime Minister Julia Gillard has accused the Liberal Party of trying to make democracy ''the plaything of cashed-up interest groups'' after the Queensland government opened the door to the abolition...

Challenger makes pitch to business on carbon price

David Wroe In a major pitch to businesses worried about the high starting price of $23 a tonne under the carbon tax, Kevin Rudd indicated yesterday he would review the tax after six months and make changes that...

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...