David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe, Daniel Flitton Defence unlikely to choose one of its current top brass to become new border protection tsar.
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.
Mark Kenny and David Wroe What does the second coming of Kevin Rudd mean for Tony Abbott and the Coalition?
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...
Daniel Flitton and David Wroe The fate of a refugee who fled the Mubarak regime and was convicted of terrorism charges before escaping to Australia hangs in the balance as federal police wait on advice from Egyptian authorities.
Daniel Flitton, David Wroe The fate of a refugee who fled the Mubarak regime and was convicted of terrorism charges before escaping to Australia hangs in the balance as federal police wait on advice from Egyptian authorities.
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 A pair of Apache gunship helicopters thundered overhead as the light rose over the dawn service at Tarin Kowt base.
David Wroe Australia will urge China this week to clamp down on the flow of technology and equipment crossing its borders into North Korea that could be used by the rogue nation in its nuclear weapons program.
David Wroe Opinions differ on whether Defence Minister Stephen Smith has failed victims of abuse.
David Wroe Australian police join hunt for man involved in alleged Hezbollah terrorist attack in Bulgaria.
David Wroe AUSTRALIA will push for a tougher international response to North Korea's recent missile tests when it takes its seat on the United Nations Security Council this week.
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...
David Wroe It was one thing for trainees at the elite military police bodyguard unit to miss two fake bombs hidden in a car's glove box during an exercise.
David Wroe AUSTRALIA is considering providing military equipment and funding to speed up the deployment of African troops to Mali to quell an Islamist insurgency amid fears the west African nation could become...
David Wroe A high-ranking navy officer faces a possible jail term after being found guilty of falsely claiming spousal allowances while carrying on several love affairs.
David Wroe A HIGH-RANKING navy officer faces a possible jail term after being found guilty of falsely claiming spousal allowances while carrying on several affairs.
David Wroe A high-ranking navy officer found guilty of falsely claiming spousal allowances while having several love affairs has avoided jail and will instead be stripped of seniority and pay a $13,000 fine.
David Wroe CAPTAIN Stefan Michael King sat stonily on Thursday as two years of his life were laid bare, in sometimes excruciating detail, through deeply personal correspondence with his lovers.