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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Sex, Drugs and the Electoral Roll : My Unlikely Journey from Sex Worker to Member of Parliament
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'The incredible story of the tireless fighter, courageous activist and effective politician who really is making a difference to her world— in her own inimitable words.

'Sex worker, fashion designer, anti-censorship activist, fierce campaigner, political lobbyist and Member of Parliament— Fiona Patten's journey to the top has been nothing if eventful. Frustrated and deeply disappointed with the lack of social change in censorship, drug law reform, euthanasia and same-sex marriage, Fiona set up and registered the Australian Sex Party in 2009. The Sex Party led with a strong focus on civil libertarian and personal freedom issues, with Fiona being the first leader of a political party to call for a Royal Commission into child sex abuse in religious institutions.

'Contesting the 2014 Victorian State Election, Fiona won an upper house seat. As one of three crossbenchers, she currently holds the balance of power in Legislative Council. Since her election, Fiona has successfully instigated landmark parliamentary inquiries and legislation, including Australia's largest public inquiry into drug law reform. In August 2017, the Australian Sex Party was dissolved to make way for REASON, a movement of radical common sense. Her story will amaze and inspire you.'

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    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2018 .
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      Extent: 300p.
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      • Published: 29th August 2018

      ISBN: 9781925575132
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