Hinch says preference whisperer may have worked against him

By Royce Millar & Ben Schneiders Cover 📷: AAP   Senator Derryn Hinch has acknowledged his own adviser, self-styled “preference whisperer” Glenn Druery, may have worked against the interests of his Justice Party in the build-up to next week’s state election. Mr Druery has worked with a slew of micro-parties to organise cash-for-votes deals that could see

Reason Party Leader Fiona Patten’s whirlwind pre-poll tour

Reason Party Leader Fiona Patten will be heading to several pre-poll booths across Melbourne on Saturday. Ms Patten will be suppor...

My responses to the Australian Christian Lobby candidate survey

In the weeks prior to an Election we receive possibly hundreds of requests from various organisations to complete surveys on how o...

Is there an Epidemic of Stiff Necks in Victoria Or Just Stiffies?!

The leader of the Reason Party, Fiona Patten MP, has today questioned whether there is an unusual epidemic of neck injury in Mel...


Fiona Patten is the founder and leader of REASON, and a Member of the Victorian Legislative Council for the Northern Metropolitan region.

She came to politics after 20 years of lobbying for the rights of organisations involved in the sexual rights movement – including small businesses, sex workers, HIV/AIDS organisations, adult media and online anti-censorship groups.