David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
Rachel Olding and David Wroe Government trying to confirm death of Australian terrorist and Islamic State kingpin Mohammad Ali Baryalei.
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent Privacy laws are hiding Defence members' mental health histories from their own commanders, potentially putting other military personnel at risk, the Vice Chief of the Defence Force has said.
Mark Kenny and David Wroe The international community, including Australia, should "order" the Turkish military to cross the border into Syria to prevent a looming massacre of Kurdish civilians, the ethnic group's diplomatic...
David Wroe Counter-terrorism authorities have used for the first time extraordinary, Howard-era powers to hold in secret and without charge three suspects arrested in Thursday's terror raids.
David Wroe Counter-terrorism authorities have used for the first time extraordinary, Howard-era powers to hold without charge three suspects arrested in Thursday's terror raids.
David Wroe Australia and the US will join forces to appeal for a major international effort through the United Nations to combat the frightening phenomenon of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria.
Lindsay Murdoch, David Wroe Philippine authorities are treating Australian religious extremist Musa Cerantonio as a "high risk and high value" prisoner but he is set to walk free after his imminent deportation to Melbourne.
David Wroe The taskforce dealing with sexual and other abuse in the military has referred 22 cases to NSW police possibly involving claims such as rape, assault and death threats.
David Wroe Iraq's ambassador has left the door open to asking for Australia's military help in beating back its bloody insurgency but has warned foreign troops could spark local resentment.
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 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 A RANKING navy captain who faces charges of rorting his spousal allowances while having several sexual liaisons told a court yesterday he was living in a fantasy world when he made wedding plans with...
David Wroe The Defence Force may be asked to suspend or reassign alleged rapists and serious abusers in its ranks while their cases are fully investigated under the Gillard government's new military abuse...
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 Angus Campbell, the government's pick to head up border protection, is tall and thin, with angular features and a mild speaking voice.