Dan Harrison is Health and Indigenous Affairs Correspondent for Fairfax Media. He is based in Canberra.
Dan Harrison, Gareth Hutchens Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer has scotched suggestions that Senator Jacqui Lambie could team up with other crossbench Senators to form a new voting bloc.
Gareth Hutchens, Dan Harrison Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie has pledged to work with anyone who can help her achieve her goals of a better pay deal for defence personnel and cheaper power for Tasmania.
Dan Harrison New research has cast light on the mental toll war has taken on a new generation of soldiers.
Dan Harrison Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has accused the South Australian government of racism, for refusing to guarantee services to remote indigenous communities that it delivers to...
Dan Harrison Labor's higher education spokesman Kim Carr has warned revelations of widespread cheating in the nation's universities will do serious damage to Australia's international reputation unless swift...
Dan Harrison Indigenous leader Mick Dodson has argued for a minimalist approach to updating the nation's founding document, suggesting that voters be asked only to approve the removal of two racist sections.
Dan Harrison A Senate report may have opened the door to a free vote on voluntary euthanasia.
Dan Harrison Federal MPs should have a free vote on euthanasia, a Senate committee has recommended.
Philip Wen in Beijing Dan Harrison Nothing short of a personal undertaking will satisfy the Prime Minister when he meets Russia's leader.
Dan Harrison Consumers Health Forum wants direct access to electronic test results.
Dan Harrison Greens Senator Richard Di Natale is seeking the Abbott government's support to travel to West Africa on a "fact finding mission" to examine the international response to the Ebola virus.
Dan Harrison Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced Australia will support volunteers travelling to West Africa to help combat the deadly Ebola virus.
Dan Harrison Nearly 40 years ago, a tall stranger travelled across the land, from Canberra to the edge of the Tanami Desert in the Northern Territory, to meet a group of Gurindji stockman who had waged a...
David Wroe and Dan Harrison The United States has asked Australia to build and staff three Ebola treatment facilities in West Africa.
Dan Harrison The nation's capital city mayors have asked Prime Minister Tony Abbott to reform alcohol taxation, saying young men "preloading" on cheap wine before hitting city nightspots were behind much...
Dan Harrison, David Wroe Seven out of 10 Australians support sending Australian health workers to West Africa to help tackle the deadly Ebola virus.
Dan Harrison Rich countries such as Australia cannot protect themselves from Ebola by retreating behind their borders, Australian microbiologist Tim Inglis writes in an article to be published in the Journal...
Dan Harrison Indigenous groups have reacted sceptically to reports the Abbott Government is considering forcing unemployed aboriginal people in remote communities to perform 25 hours a week of work for the dole.
Dan Harrison There is nothing to fear in giving Australia's first peoples constitutional recognition, the chairman of a parliamentary committee considering the issue says.
Dan Harrison Australia has temporarily closed its borders to people from Ebola-affected west African nations as it steps up the nation's defences against the lethal virus.