Lyle Shelton

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…

Why Australian Conservatives will not split the centre-right

23 February 2018 9:32 am

Go or stay? That is the question for disenchanted Liberals pondered by The Spectator earlier this month. Nationals’ supporters may…

What would Menzies make of marriage equality?

6 August 2017 7:39 am

What would Sir Robert Menzies have made of attempts to conscript his name to the cause of redefining marriage in…