22 May, 2014


             SOUTHERN RIVER, WESTERN AUSTRALIA – 22 May 2014 ---  Boys and Men in Australia, much like their counterparts in other nations, are struggling to reach their full potential and live happier, healthier, and longer lives while confronting the challenges of physical and mental health, education, violence, real life options, and Fatherhood.  Their struggle has moved The Honorable Nick Goiran, MLC ( to issue a historic “Call To Action” to create Western Australia’s “Ministry of Men’s Interests”.  The “Call To Action” comes in the form of an article penned by Goiran entitled, “Ministry For Men’s Interests Needed” which will be reprinted with permission in the Spring 2014 issue of IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD® and was originally published in the 6 July 2013 issue of News Weekly.

              Goiran has served as a Liberal upper-house Member of Parliament in Western Australia’s State Parliament since 2009.  He completed a double Bachelor Degree and Law and Commerce, including a double major in Banking and Finance at Murdoch University.  After graduation, he was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia in December 2000.  During his tenure as a Solicitor, Goiran became an Equity Partner.  As a member of Parliament, The Honorable Nick Goiran has become involved in a number of committees which work towards implementing positive changes within Western Australia.  Currently, he serves as the Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on the Corruption and Crime Commission.  From June 2009 through December 2012, he served as a Member of the Joint Standing Committee on the Commissioner for Children and Young People.  Currently, he is a Member of the Standing Committee on Procedure and Privileges  -- a position he has held since March 2012.  His tenure as a member of the Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review began in August 2012 and concluded in May 2013.
       To learn more about The Honorable Nick Goiran, MLC’s work, visit his website at
        The Spring 2014 issue of IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD® is scheduled for release on 27 May 2014.  For information about IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD®, send an e-mail to:
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