Lyle Shelton

Lyle Shelton is National Director of the Family First Party. He started his career as a rural journalist before being elected as a member of the Toowoomba City Council and serving the Australian Christian Lobby for 10 years, half of that decade as ACL's Managing Director. He was a Director and spokesman for the Coalition for Marriage during the 2017 postal survey campaign which resulted in the legal undefinition of marriage. He also blogs here.

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Gender affirmation loses support from RANZCP

Gender affirmation loses support from RANZCP

In a move that could put psychiatrists in trouble with the law, their peak body this week became the first to refuse to recognise the so-called gender-affirming model of treatment for children confused about their gender. The...

Time to put families first in Queensland

Time to put families first in Queensland

Annastacia Palaszczuk’s nine-year tenure as Queensland Premier saw damaging social and economic policy, the consequences of which will continue to play out. Legislating for the killing of unborn babies to birth and the destruction of...

Peter Dutton’s commitment to protect kids from porn

Peter Dutton’s commitment to protect kids from porn

In an era where children are routinely exposed to pornography online, it's heartening to see policymakers taking concrete steps to protect our youngest generation from the potential harms that lurk online. Peter Dutton's commitment...

Decline not inevitable as ARC tells a “better story”

Decline not inevitable as ARC tells a “better story”

It was a privilege to represent Family First at the inaugural ARC forum in London, England. Here are my reflections. The inaugural Alliance for Responsible Citizenship forum held in London this week repudiated the direction our politicians are leading us....

The massacre of innocents in Australia

The massacre of innocents in Australia

It is hard to fathom the barbarity of what occurred on October 7.Even now the full extent is still being uncovered, piece by bloody piece.What kind of people break into homes and massacre families in the most brutal of ways imaginable?The most heinous...

Ideas for re-thinking childcare

Ideas for re-thinking childcare

This is a summary of a research paper titled Who Cares? The Real Cost of Childcare which has been prepared for the Alliance for Responsible Citizenship conference in London next week. Imagine a world where money is not a constraint when it comes to...

Crisafulli warns against fighting for family values

Crisafulli warns against fighting for family values

People who want to fight for mainstream family values are not welcome in the LNP.In a further sign of its hostility to mainstream family values, Queensland LNP leader David Crisafulli fired a pre-emptive shot across the bow of voters who want families...

Australia unites around a new narrative

Australia unites around a new narrative

A bi-partisan committee should be established to devise a long-term plan to address the crisis in remote communities. Many people who voted No in this referendum wanted to vote Yes. They didn’t because they didn’t like the mode or the...

LNP awash with harmful rainbow politics

LNP awash with harmful rainbow politics

The LNP in government holds the gate open for ideology which harms children. The Brisbane City Council Liberal National Party administration last week again lit the Story Bridge and Brisbane City Hall with colours of the political flag of the radical...