Fiona Patten - Leader of the Reason Party

“Don’t let the perfect get in the way of the good”

By Sean Car Reason Party leader Fiona Patten is your local member for the seat of Northern Metropolitan in the Victorian upper house (Legislative Council) of parliament. But what does that mean for locals in practice?  As an independent, Fiona’s vote is incredibly valuable to the government which only holds 17 of the 40 upper

Criminal justice parliamentary inquiry to probe appointment of judges, magistrates

Victoria’s growing prison population, along with the state’s appointment of judges, is set to be probed under a fresh review. ...

3AW Mornings with Tony Jones 6/8/21 – audio

Interview with Fiona Patten, Leader of the Reason Party. Tony Jones opens the conversation about The Church of Scientology, which...

The Kenny Report | 2nd April 2020

Interview with Chris Smith and Fiona Patten, Victorian Reason Party Leader. Patten describes how she became a target for abuse aft...


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.