David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe The historic naval base at Garden Island is being considered for closure by the government in a move that is likely to anger top brass inside the Department of Defence.
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 AUSTRALIANS are travelling overseas like never before - increasingly to more distant and exotic places.
David Wroe Australians going overseas like never before, and statistics show they're as safe as ever.
David Wroe Analyst says senior ministers playing down progress on American military build-up.
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.
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 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,...