Sex, drugs and common sense: Fiona Patten opens up

By Sally Pryor Cover photo credit: Eddie Jim   She may be a Melbourne fixture, but Fiona Patten is a Canberra legend. When s...

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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.