David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
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.
David Wroe The Australian Defence Force is boosting its drone training program by bringing an unmanned aircraft back from Afghanistan in preparation for a future in which the technology will play a much greater...
David Wroe Egypt's President has said he plans to pardon jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues after their appeal early next year, according to an Arabic news report.
David Wroe Prime Minister Tony Abbott declared Australians and Canadians to be "family" facing a common danger as federal Parliament stepped up security on Thursday in the wake of the attack in Ottawa.
David Wroe and Natalie O'Brien A Sydney teenager has emerged as a poster boy for the Islamic State, appearing in a chilling recruitment video threatening Tony Abbott and vowing the militant group will fight until it conquers the...
David Wroe and Mark Kenny Sweeping counterterrorism laws that include new offences for "advocating" terrorism and visiting terrorism hotspots could be passed by Canberra within a fortnight after the major parties broadly...
RAAF picks up slack with air strikes over Iraq while coalition forces turn focus to aiding defenders of Kobane
David Wroe RAAF fighters have carried out at least two deadly air strikes against Islamic State militants, with Australian forces increasing their combat tempo over Iraq to pick up slack left by the diversion...