Your voice of reason

About Fiona

Fiona Patten MP has proven there is a better, more productive way to achieve real change.

With policies based around two basic principles – evidence and compassion, Fiona is your voice of reason in Parliament.

Leader of the Reason Party, Fiona was first elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018 for the Northern Metropolitan Region in the Victorian Parliament Legislative Council.

Since entering Parliament, Fiona has garnered respect from all sides of politics, working tirelessly to deliver legislative reforms that many thought impossible.

My achievements

By making an evidence-based case for change, Fiona has worked with the government of the day, to achieve a progressive reform agenda that many would have thought impossible.

These are some of Fiona’s incredible achievements in Parliament:

  • Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in North Richmond

  • Safe Access Zones from protesters around fertility clinics

  • Voluntary Assisted Dying laws – initiated inquiry that led to reform

  • Sex work decriminalised

  • A Spent Convictions Scheme for criminal records in Victoria

  • Uber and ridesharing legalised

  • Pandemic Legislation for Victoria

  • Leaving foster and out of home care age extended from 18 to 21 years

  • Loneliness ministerial portfolio commitment secured

  • Anti-vilification legislation, including online vilification of women, coming in 2023

  • Lord’s Prayer removed from Parliament for next Parliamentary term

  • Land tax changes applying to religious businesses

  • A future cap on election campaign spending via review of 2022 election

  • E-petitions to Parliament online

  • Medicinal Cannabis Driving taskforce established

  • Drug Use and Possession taskforce to trial response as a health issue not a criminal one

  • Established Parliamentary Inquiry into the legalisation of cannabis

  • Electric Vehicle levy waiver and incentive payment

  • Chair of Legal and Social Issues Committee, including reports into Homelessness and the Justice System.

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FIONA PATTEN MLC

Wurundjeri Country
Shop 1, 747 Sydney Road,
Brunswick, VIC 3056
Australia

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📧 fiona.patten@parliament.vic.gov.au

 

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