Fiona Patten MP

Fiona Patten is the founder and leader of REASON, a future-focused, evidence-based movement committed to delivering equality, sustainability and freedom through new methods of political engagement and pragmatic consultation. She was elected in 2014 as a Member of the Victorian Legislative Council for the Northern Metropolitan region. She is one of a number of cross-benchers who hold the balance of power in Victoria’s Upper House.

Her achievements include:

  • Safe Exclusion Zones around abortion clinics
  • Australia’s largest public inquiry into drug law reform
  • The establishment of online e-petitions to Parliament
  • Transforming the transport industry through Ridesharing Legislation
  • A trial for Victoria’s first medically supervised injecting centre
  • Voluntary Assisted Dying Legislation – the first state in Australia to do so

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