Nick Goiran

Nicolas Pierre "Nick" Goiran (born 15 October 1977) is an Australian politician.

Nick Goiran

Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for South Metropolitan Region
Assumed office
22 May 2009
Personal details
Born (1977-10-15) 15 October 1977 (age 43)
Political partyLiberal

Born in Sydney, he was a barrister and solicitor in private practice before entering politics, holding a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Law. In 2008, he was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council as a Liberal Party member, representing South Metropolitan Region. His term commenced on 22 May 2009.[1]

Goiran is a socially conservative parliamentarian who in 2019 orchestrated a marathon filibuster against legislation allowing single men and men in same-sex relationships to access altruistic surrogacy arrangements.[2][3]


  1. ^ Parliament of Western Australia (2009). "Hon. Nicolas (Nick) Pierre Goiran". Archived from the original on 8 September 2008. Retrieved 4 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Liberal MP Nick Goiran's endless speech 'costing $30K a day'". The West Australian. 10 April 2019.
  3. ^ "WA Liberal MP Nick Goiran succeeds in surrogacy bill filibuster after a nearly 24-hour speech". ABC News. 10 April 2019.