Lyle Shelton is the Chief of Staff of the Australian Christian Lobby.
A journalist by profession, Lyle worked in rural journalism as a roving reporter for Queensland Country Life before serving as the Melbourne-based Group Commodities Editor for Rural Press Limited, with articles syndicated to the stable’s rural weeklies, including The Land newspaper.
In 1997 he became youth pastor at Toowoomba City Church before being elected to Toowoomba City Council in 2000. He was re-elected to Council in 2004 and was a candidate at the 2006 Queensland state election.
After a short stint as a political adviser, Lyle was appointed National Chief of Staff at the Australian Christian Lobby in 2007. He lives in Canberra with his wife Wendy and their four children.
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