The Patriots was an Australian television drama mini-series. A period-drama, it aired for 10 episodes on ABC in 1962. It was among a series of period dramas produced by the broadcaster, being preceded by Stormy Petrel and The Outcasts, and followed by The Hungry Ones. The cast included James Condon as William Charles Wentworth, who gets into trouble while running a newspaper called The Australian. Telerecordings of the episodes are held by National Archives of Australia.