David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe Australia's top counter-terrorism police officer has expressed concern that a rising number of "cleanskin" jihadis who have radicalised rapidly below the radar of police are slipping overseas to...
Rachel Olding and David Wroe A western Sydney student accused of plotting to kill a random white person in an Islamic State terror attack tried to join the Australian army but was rejected, his family says.
Rachel Olding and David Wroe The two men behind an alleged terror plot to kill a random person in Sydney on Tuesday were not on any police radars or intelligence watchlists, underlying a worrying trend towards "lone-wolf"...
David Wroe, James Massola and Paul Bibby Prime Minister Tony Abbott has ordered an urgent inquiry into the deadly Martin Place siege as the NSW Police faced fierce scrutiny over why the gunman was free despite the raft of serious criminal...
David Wroe, James Massola and Heath Aston The man behind Sydney’s siege, Man Haron Monis, expressed outrage about Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s “Team Australia” comments in a series of online tirades.
Tom Allard and David Wroe A man brandishing a gun, an Islamic flag and – possibly – possessing a bomb took customers and staff hostage at a cafe in Martin Place, sparking a terrifying standoff with police and...
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The national terrorism threat level is unlikely to be raised as a result of Monday's siege in Sydney, Fairfax Media understands.
David Wroe Police have obviously been expecting this when they boosted Australia's terrorist alert a few months ago, but "lone wolf"-style attacks still represent their worst nightmare, experts say.
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent Defence Minister David Johnston's office is in chaos, with two staff members shown the door as the Defence Department launched an investigation into a damaging leak of the minister's expense receipts.
David Wroe, Defence Correspondent Alleged rapists and sexual abusers likely to still be serving in Defence Force.
David Wroe and Sarah Whyte The ABC's newsrooms are bracing for job losses as the national broadcaster's board prepares to spend the weekend finding savings that are tipped to include 400 redundancies across the organisation.
David Wroe The Australian Army has been chosen as one of the 50 best employers of women in the Asia-Pacific region.
Mark Kenny and David Wroe Tony Abbott wants to see strong and binding emissions reductions targets set at next year's major climate conference in Paris, following one-on-one talks with his French counterpart, President...
David Wroe A fleet of Russian warships continued to steam south closer to the G20 host city of Brisbane on Thursday as experts stressed the show of force was aimed at the world as a whole, not just Australia.
David Wroe Australia and its partners may find themselves having to commit increasing numbers of troops and money to deal with the Islamic State.
David Wroe The international money transfer firm owned by relatives of terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been shut down after it failed to explain millions of dollars worth of mystery transfers to the Middle East.
David Wroe Australian military personnel in Afghanistan are set to have their daily pay bonus cut because the war-torn country is considered "less dangerous" than in the past.
Peter Hartcher and David Wroe Australia's special forces are elite warriors with a fearsome reputation, but it seems they have met their match in Iraq – the Baghdad bureaucracy.
David Wroe Australia's foreign spies could more easily share intelligence with Defence under proposed new laws, potentially giving the military a greater ability to target Australian citizens fighting with...
Rachel Olding and David Wroe Government trying to confirm death of Australian terrorist and Islamic State kingpin Mohammad Ali Baryalei.