Dan Bourchier is a multi-award winning journalist with the ABC. He is a broadcaster and hosts a daily breakfast radio program on ABC Radio Canberra, and anchors ABC Canberra’s 7pm news. He has reported across the country and around the world for more than 15 years.
Dan grew up in the remote Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek, where he was mentored by elder from around the region, while coming to understand his own Indigenous heritage from his mum’s side of the family in coastal and inland parts of Victoria.
The keen runner and reader of biographies was formerly deputy chairman of BlakDance and helped with structural reform, he has much experience in governance as a result of a former position as an advisor to a bipartisan committee of the NT Legislative Assembly, on statehood and political autonomy.
Dan is driven by giving voice the voiceless, holding to account those in positions of power, and telling really great stories. While not an expert in dance, Dan relishes the opportunity to learn more about this important form of communication, while bringing his considerable skills in media, and governance.