David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe Defence has apologised for sparking a major fire in the NSW Blue Mountains but has said it is too early to say whether it expects a compensation bill for homes and property destroyed.
David Wroe, Sarah Whyte An army training exercise caused a massive fire in the Blue Mountains that ripped through more than 47,000 hectares of bushland last week, a Rural Fire Service investigation has found.
David Wroe Defence was not consulted on Labor's high-powered taskforce to look at moving major navy facilities from Sydney to Queensland, it emerged on Tuesday.
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.
Jacob Saulwick, David Wroe ANOTHER airport in Sydney's west would worsen air pollution, traffic congestion and quality of life in the area, according to a backbench MP.
Lenore Taylor, David Wroe THE NSW government is demanding the Commonwealth redirect compensation from Victorian brown coal generators to its state-owned black coal power stations after new modelling showed the Victorian...