MEDIA STATEMENT: road laws for medicinal cannabis

Reason Leader and Member for Northern Metropolitan Region, Fiona Patten, today took the first step to amend our road laws, so that medicinal cannabis is treated the same as every other prescription medication.   Ms Patten today sought to amend the Transport Legislation Amendment (Better Roads Victoria and Other Amendments) Bill 2018, to include new driving laws for

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Fiona discusses removing the Lord’s Prayer – ABC 774 – audio

  Leader of Reason, Fiona Patten discusses the government’s plan to ask a committee to investigate whether the lordR...

Victorian parliament to consider axing Lord’s Prayer

By RACHEL BAXENDALE, VICTORIAN POLITICAL REPORTER 📷 CREDIT: TIM CARRAFA   Daniel Andrews says a “multi-faith moment at ...


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.