Dan Harrison is Health and Indigenous Affairs Correspondent for Fairfax Media. He is based in Canberra.
Dan Harrison Palmer United Party senator Jacqui Lambie says she expects to make a decision early next week about her future in the party.
Dan Harrison Former ABC board member Janet Albrechtsen says the public broadcaster's managing director Mark Scott has failed in his role as editor-in-chief of the organisation.
Abbott government's Future of Financial Advice changes to be wound back in Senate after last-minute deal
Dan Harrison and Gareth Hutchens Labor has secured the numbers in the Senate to move a disallowance motion on the Coalition's controversial future of financial advice changes.
Dan Harrison Outspoken Palmer United Party senator Jacqui Lambie has been demoted by her party.
Dan Harrison Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has conceded Australian food prices will rise as a result of the nation's freshly-inked free trade agreement with China.
Julie Bishop's secret sign language: who was the Foreign Minister communicating with ahead of Xi Jinping's speech to Parliament?
Dan Harrison It looked like Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had kicked off a game of charades in the House of Representatives chamber to pass the time until Chinese President Xi Jinping started speaking.
Dan Harrison There was awkwardness in Sydney on Monday as Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a tour of a research facility the Abbott Government has cut funding for.
Dan Harrison Palmer United Party senator Jacqui Lambie has called on all non-government senators to join her to block all government legislation until it offers a better pay deal to Defence personnel.
Dan Harrison If Tony Abbott thought 2GB breakfast host Alan Jones would provide him with a sympathetic forum to bask in his successful hosting of the G20 summit on Monday, he had another thing coming.
Dan Harrison Unions question whether economic growth targets can be met.
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.