David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe Sarah Whyte Manus Island's police chief has blasted the Abbott government's running of the immigration detention camp on the island, suggesting the recent fatal violence could have been avoided.
David Wroe, Sarah Whyte and Philip Wen Manus Island's police chief has blasted the Abbott government's running of the immigration detention camp on the island, suggesting the recent fatal violence could have been avoided.
David Wroe, Jonathan Swan Tony Abbott has defended Immigration Minister Scott Morrison against calls for him to be sacked, saying the Australian people would not want a ''wimp'' defending their borders.
David Wroe Navy personnel carrying out border protection were quietly stripped of some workplace safety protections and obligations last month in an apparent preparation for dangerous operations such as turning...
David Wroe Angus Campbell, the government's pick to head up border protection, is tall and thin, with angular features and a mild speaking voice.
Christopher Knaus, David Wroe An Army cadet who secretly streamed images of himself having sex with a female recruit to his friends in the notorious Skype affair has been linked to another, recent case of bastardisation.
David Wroe Vice-Admiral praises sailor who reported alleged bastardisation on HMAS Ballarat.
David Wroe A navy frigate used to intercept and rescue asylum-seeker vessels to Australia's north is at the centre of a military investigation into bizarre hazing rituals carried out on young sailors.
David Wroe Senior army commander blasts behaviour of some Australian soldiers in Afghanistan, saying they expected to be treated as 'Roman gladiators'.
David Wroe Opinions differ on whether Defence Minister Stephen Smith has failed victims of abuse.
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...
David Wroe NSW has warned there are still major hurdles to be overcome before an agreement can be reached to save the ailing Murray-Darling river system, as the clock ticks down on finalising a deal this year.
David Wroe The Dutch government has raised its concerns about the last-minute ban on the controversial Abel Tasman supertrawler with the European Union, potentially inflaming the international backlash against...
David Wroe, Nicky Phillips and Ben Cubby What makes the issue of a super trawler in our waters a powerful one is that - like coal-seam gas - it brings together groups that have traditionally been at odds with one another - in this case,...
David Wroe Australia's fisheries authority has hit back at an ombudsman's finding that it broke the law by failing to exclude the supertrawler operator from an advisers' meeting in which fish quota decisions...
David Wroe Tasmania's Tarkine wilderness is set for a Franklin Dam-style showdown after talks between green groups and unions over disputed mining projects collapsed yesterday.
David Wroe, Daniel Flitton A DOCTORS revolt threatens to cripple military healthcare, with just one in 10 specialists so far signing on to a newly privatised medical scheme for the Defence Force.
Daniel Flitton, David Wroe A BACKLASH by doctors has forced the military to extend the handover time for the $1.3 billion privatisation of medical treatment for Australian troops.
David Wroe Comrades of an Afghan soldier who shot and killed three Australian Diggers last year in an insider attack appear to have known in advance of their colleague's intentions.