The W/BBL Technical Committee approved the inclusion of Harris following his national commitments.
Sam Harper, who was part of the squad in Harris' absence, remains eligible for selection while Will Sutherland continues his recovery from a back injury.
The Renegades are in third spot on the ladder and remain in contention to host a semi-final next week.
Hobart Hurricanes v Melbourne Renegades
Thursday February 7
Aaron Finch (Captain)