Victorian Budget a solid C: Satisfactory effort but room for improvement

Reason Leader and Member for Northern Metropolitan, Fiona Patten, today welcomes a solid Victorian Government budget which outlines surpluses over the forward estimates, however says it lacks ambition.   Ms Patten said she was really pleased to see investment in schools and infrastructure in the north – in a region that was often ignored by

News GP: Calls to move safe-injecting room rebuffed

By Matt Woodley Fiona Patten, the politician who helped pave the way for the Richmond safe-injecting room, has all but ruled out r...

Mornings with Neil Mitchell 21/5/19 – audio

Fiona Patten MP talks about the disappointing click bait news stories published by the Herald Sun on North Richmond and the Medica...

ABC Melbourne: Mornings with Jon Faine 16/5/19

Mornings with Jon Faine. Reason leader, Fiona Patten defends the North Richmond Medically Supervised Injecting Centre following a ...


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

She came to politics after 20 years of advocating for the rights of small business owners, sexual health organisations, sexual freedoms and censorship reforms.