Media Release: Victorian politician auctions erotic art collection

Items from Australia’s first National Museum of Erotica have been listed for sale through Lawsons’ auction house. The online auction, entitled ‘Body Politics’, is owned by Reason Leader and Member for Northern Metropolitan, Fiona Patten, and her partner Robbie Swan. The two have been collecting erotic art and ephemera since the early 1990s. Ms Patten


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.