Dan Harrison is Health and Indigenous Affairs Correspondent for Fairfax Media. He is based in Canberra.
Dan Harrison The Turnbull Government faces a backlash from thousands of Rotarians over its decision to cut support for global efforts to eradicate polio.
Dan Harrison The Australian National Audit Office will probe Australia's fruitless bid for the 2022 World Cup to determine whether any taxpayer funds ended up in the pockets of FIFA officials.
Dan Harrison Labor and the Greens would have the numbers to block any government proposals in the upper house had proposed Senate voting reforms been in place in the past two elections, according to research by...
Dan Harrison Taxpayers could save $320 million a year by only paying for the best-value drug when cheaper drugs work just as well as more costly ones, according to a report by a former federal health...
Dan Harrison The Palmer United Party spent more than $9 on advertising for every vote it won in metropolitan seats at the 2013 election, according to an analysis being used by the Greens to argue for spending...
Dan Harrison, Julia Medew An infectious-diseases expert has warned Australia is at greater risk from the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus than it was from Ebola.
Dan Harrison A levy should be applied to alcoholic drinks to fund responses to family violence, according to a call to arms to be launched by Australian of the year Rosie Batty on Wednesday.
Dan Harrison She's the Brisbane grandmother who has taken her fight against a multinational biotechnology company to the highest court in the land.
Dan Harrison Intellectually disabled workers who were paid as little as $1 an hour will have to waive their right to make discrimination claims if they accept a government payment equivalent to 50 per cent of...
Dan Harrison A Senate committee will probe the Abbott government's response to the worst Ebola outbreak in history, as Labor and the Greens question whether Australia's initial reluctance to act cost lives.
Dan Harrison Australian cattle and sheep have been filmed being brutally slaughtered in an Australian-approved abattoir in Israel.
Dan Harrison Multimillionaire businessman and pilot Dick Smith says he will stand for Tony Abbott's seat in Parliament in a bid to improve aviation safety, but he hopes he won't win.
Dan Harrison Millionaire businessman Dick Smith has the prime minister's blue ribbon Sydney seat - and marriage equality - in his sights.
Dan Harrison The Abbott government could raid its Medical Research Future Fund to pay for election promises and "pet projects" under proposals before Federal Parliament, Labor says.
Dan Harrison Australia will not commit public money to any World Cup bid overseen by FIFA until football's world governing body is reformed, Sport Minister Sussan Ley has vowed.
Dan Harrison Australia is out of line with international standards in holding children as young as 10 criminally responsible for their actions, the global head of Amnesty International has said.
Dan Harrison Patients could pay more for many of the most commonly prescribed medicines under changes to how pharmacists are paid to dispense drugs.
Dan Harrison The Abbott government will spend up to $112 million to close the 61 Medicare Locals established by the former Labor government.
Dan Harrison Federal Sport Minister Sussan Ley said it was too early to consider Australia making another World Cup bid while corruption allegations cast a shadow over the sport's governing body.
Dan Harrison, Megan Levy David Koch was told of a review into organ donation programs seven days before he dramatically quit his position as chairman of a government advisory council on live television.