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Holyoake questioned by Sydney police responding to welfare concern

Holyoake questioned by Sydney police responding to welfare concern

New reports have emerged that 34-year-old Perth DJ Roscoe Holyoake was questioned by police in Sydney two months ago, after allegedly attempting to gain entry to an apartment in the city’s inner-west. WA Today have reported that Holyoake came to the door of a Sydney resident at approximately 1pm on Wednesday 27th February, and “said […]

Roscoe Holyoake arraigned on kidnapping charge in the USA

Roscoe Holyoake arraigned on kidnapping charge in the USA

Perth DJ Roscoe Holyoake has appeared in court in San Francisco arraigned on kidnapping and child endangerment charges. Holyoake, 34, is alleged to have grabbed a two-year-old child from his mother in the Castro district of San Francisco on Friday around 12pm. Eyewitnesses have described the incident saying the mother had been walking with the […]

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Pride WA respond to arrest of former board member Roscoe Holyoake

Pride WA respond to arrest of former board member Roscoe Holyoake

Pride WA have responded to the news that former board member Roscoe Holyoake has been arrested and charged with allegedly attempting to kidnap a child in the USA. The organisation acknowledged that Holyoake had been a member of their board, but had recently moved overseas to pursue his career as a DJ. “Roscoe was a […]

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Perth DJ Roscoe Holyoake arrested on kidnapping charge in US

Perth DJ Roscoe Holyoake arrested on kidnapping charge in US

Reports have emerged that well-known Perth DJ Roscoe Holyoake (DJ Roski) has been arrested for allegedly attempting to kidnap a young child in San Francisco last week. FOX KTVU have reported that Holyoake was detained by two citizens after he allegedly tried to take the two-year-old from his mother, and held until police arrived. Until […]

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Surrogacy debate adjourns with legislation sent to committee

Surrogacy debate adjourns with legislation sent to committee

The epic speech from Liberal MP Nick Goiran has come to an end, or at least a pause, as the Surrogacy Bill is sent to the legislation committee for further scrutiny. After speaking against the surrogacy bill for over 20 hours, the member for South Metro proposed the bill be referred to the Legislative Council’s […]

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Religious leaders defend Andrew Hastie after interference accusations

Religious leaders defend Andrew Hastie after interference accusations

A number of religious leaders have spoken out against accusations that Liberal Canning MP Andrew Hastie was urging churches not to vote Labor in order to protect religious freedom. In January, the MP held talks with WA religious leaders alongside Liberal senator Amanda Stoker and WA’s Australian Christian Lobby head Peter Abetz. Attendee Father Ian Mabey […]

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The Greens’ Alison Xamon asks why we don’t monitor hate crimes

The Greens’ Alison Xamon asks why we don’t monitor hate crimes

The Greens’ MP Alison Xamon has asked the government why we don’t keep track of the level of hate crimes in Western Australia. The Greens spokesperson for Multicultural Affairs, Sexuality and Gender Diversity said she was dismayed by the inadequacy of the Government’s response to the question she asked in parliament earlier this week. Xamon […]

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Mike Nahan defends Nick Gorian’s epic speech against surrogacy

Mike Nahan defends Nick Gorian’s epic speech against surrogacy

Opposition leader Dr Mike Nahan has defended Liberal MP Nick Goiran’s epic filibuster speech on changing the state’s surrogacy laws saying the politician is just showing how passionate he is about the topic. Since debate in the Legislative Council began in mid February Goiran has been the only speaker to voice any thoughts on the […]

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Debate over WA’s surrogacy laws recommences, Nick Gorian is still talking

Debate over WA’s surrogacy laws recommences, Nick Gorian is still talking

Debate over proposed changes to Western Australia’s surrogacy laws has recommend with Liberal MP Nick Goiran continuing his epic filibuster speech on the subject. Debate began back in mid-February with Gorian kicking off the debate as the opposition’s lead speaker. So far the South-Metro MP is the only member to speak to the issue, his […]

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LGBTI rights advocates call on Hastie to explain his religious campaigning

LGBTI rights advocates call on Hastie to explain his religious campaigning

Equality advocates at Just.Equal have called on the Member for Canning, Andrew Hastie, to explain to his electorate why he supports publicly-funded faith schools having the right to deny educational opportunities to LGBTI students and sack LGBTI teachers. The call comes in the wake of news yesterday, that Mr Hastie has been rallying religious leaders […]

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