Lyle Shelton

(Pro-) Aussie life

14 May 2022 9:00 am

‘We are not changing any of the settings and I don’t believe we need to change any of the settings’…

We get the politicians we deserve

11 May 2022 9:00 am

Can our leaders really reduce the price of lettuce? That and other pie in the sky expectations were canvassed in…

Kneeling to the rainbow

18 April 2022 4:00 am

Scott Morrison put his head above the parapet for girls, women, and children in week one of the election campaign,…

Bye George, we’ll miss you

12 April 2022 4:00 am

My friend George Christensen gave his final speech to Parliament recently. He’s doing what few parliamentarians do – stepping down…

Too late to stop Xi’s militarisation of the Solomon Islands?

5 April 2022 4:00 am

News that the Chinese Communist Party will be allowed to station warships and troops in the Solomon Islands as part…

Can men have babies? Albo says ‘no’, Labor says ‘yes’

30 March 2022 4:00 am

Anthony Albanese has incensed LGBTQ+ activists by saying men can’t have babies, but the public don’t believe him when he says he’s not Woke.…

Gender ideology nearly covered up a sexual assault

23 March 2022 4:00 am

A woman was raped on a single-sex ward at an unnamed hospital in Britain last year. Compounding her trauma was…

Scott Morrison, are you serious about protecting women's sport?

27 February 2022 11:00 am

‘It’s male and female bodies that jostle in sporting competition, not gender avatars.’ – The Australian. With the biological male,…

Did Scott Morrison throw freedom of religion under the bus?

4 February 2022 4:00 am

A Christian school valiantly tries to uphold the Christian (and scientific) view of gender. It attempts to defend the Christian…

Twelve questions for the next Covid media conference...?

24 January 2022 12:00 pm

I’ve not wanted to get bogged down in Covid, but the censoring of debate and the quality of information is…

Religious freedom bill misses heart of the problem

20 November 2021 3:12 pm

The big lie of the Yes campaign for same-sex marriage was that no one else’s freedoms would be messed with.  It’s…

Yes, Virginia, there is a culture war

4 November 2021 11:38 am

Voters in the Commonwealth of Virginia just delivered a message that will radiate hope to Christians and conservatives in the Commonwealth of Australia.  Parents’ concerns…

Scott Morrison’s finest hour?

3 May 2021 4:00 am

Last Thursday night at the United Israel Appeal dinner in Sydney, Scott Morrison gave the most important speech of any Australian Prime Minister…

We need more George Christensens in public life

23 April 2021 3:35 pm

I’m saddened to see my friend George Christensen bowing out of parliament at the next election. But much of our…

Kevin Andrews deserved better

1 February 2021 6:53 pm

Kevin Andrews didn’t deserve the vilification he received after losing yesterday’s Menzies preselection, especially from journalists who appear to have…

The reef is fine but academic freedom remains in peril

5 December 2020 4:14 pm

The first images I saw of the Great Barrier Reef were in 1980s television news reports warning that the crown-of-thorns…

A glimmer of gender sanity in sport?

28 June 2020 5:00 am

After initially publicly backing gender-fluid guidelines for women’s and girls’ sport, Sports Minister Richard Colbeck is now walking this back.…

Two years on from “marriage equality”, basic freedoms are under threat

15 November 2019 5:08 am

As the nation today marks the second anniversary of the vote to redefine marriage, we remain in the grip of…

Will CPAC get Australian conservatives out of the closet?

8 August 2019 5:00 am

As conservatives gather for the inaugural Australian Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Sydney this weekend, it is worth considering…

The successful failure of the Australian Conservatives

23 June 2019 5:00 am

In 1946 Winston Churchill declared to the British Conservative Party leadership what he believed to be its “main objectives”. Topping…

Why this Conservative believes Fraser Anning couldn’t be more wrong

20 March 2019 11:51 am

I was working out of a coffee shop in Cairns overlooking Trinity Inlet when my Twitter feed went nuts with…

Third party insurance against another decade of political failure

10 January 2019 2:33 pm

Economic and social decline looks set-in as our lost political decade morphs into a second with no end in sight.…

“Progressive” ideas didn’t win Victoria, conservative ideas went missing

28 November 2018 7:32 am

I don’t believe for one moment that Daniel Andrew’s stunning election victory means Australians are converts to “progressive” politics. Does…

Liberals lead charge against parental choice

19 October 2018 9:05 am

Warnings that freedoms would be lost if same-sex marriage was passed were ridiculed every day during last year’s debate. Ten…

One Nation should place principle over populism

10 May 2018 12:34 pm

One Nation’s decision to side with Labor and populist Senate cross-benchers to block the Government’s plan to reward effort through…