|Senator for Tasmania|
13 December 1975 – 30 June 2005
|Born||9 January 1935|
Quorn, South Australia
|Died||14 April 2014 (aged 79)|
Richard William Brian Harradine (9 January 1935 – 14 April 2014) was an Australian politician. He served as an independent member of the Australian Senate, from 1975 to 2005. He represented the state of Tasmania. He was the longest-serving independent federal politician in Australian history and a Father of the Senate.
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- Grattan, Michelle: "Harradine and the political power of one", The Age, 30 June 2004.
- Brian Harradine, Australia's longest-serving senator, dies in Tasmania aged 79