Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby is a Court Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Nurse Roger Dean might have lit three fires at Quakers Hill nursing home, not two

Paul Bibby The Sydney nurse who set fire to the Quakers Hill nursing home, killing 11 elderly residents, might have ignited three separate blazes inside the facility rather than two as he previously claimed, an...

Sailor denies concocting rape allegation to claim compensation

HMAS Newcastle.

Paul Bibby The young Able Seaman was expecting trouble.

Sailor screamed 'stop' at raping by rubber chicken on HMAS Newcastle, court told

HMAS Newcastle.

Paul Bibby An Australian navy technician has described screaming at his crewmates to stop as they allegedly bound his wrists and ankles and raped him with a rubber chicken during a "farewell ritual" on a navy...

Two able seamen plead guilty over hog-tying sailor at navy 'farewell ceremony'

The alleged offences took place aboard HMAS Newcastle.

Paul Bibby Two Australian navy technicians have pleaded guilty to hog-tying one of their colleagues and smearing a mix of Deep Heat and Vegemite on his buttocks during a "farewell ceremony" to mark the victim's...

Sydney man arrested in terrorist raids conspired with senior ISIL figure Mohammad Baryalei, court hears

Omarjan Azari under police guard at Sydney's Central Local Court.

Paul Bibby A 22-year-old south-west Sydney man arrested during the anti-terrorism raids allegedly conspired to commit a "horrifying" terrorist act with a man believed to be the most senior...

Terror raids: 800 police, and only two men charged

Sydney terrorism

Emma Partridge, Paul Bibby, Louise Hall, Anne Davies The morning began with one awkward, spotty-faced youth and 800 police.

Man arrested in terrorist raids appears in court

Paul Bibby One of the men arrested in this morning's anti-terrorism raids in Sydney has appeared in court on a charge of conspiracy to commit a terrorist act.

Jamie Gao murder trial: Roger Rogerson says he was just helping out a mate

Fatherly advice: Roger Rogerson.

Paul Bibby There was no plan to murder 20-year-old drug dealer Jamie Gao in a south-west Sydney storage unit and then dump his body in the ocean, says disgraced former detective Roger Rogerson.

Crown prosecutor accused of protecting mates with Volkers advice, commission hears

Paul Bibby The top Crown Prosecutor who advised against reopening the case against Australian swimming coach Scott Volkers was trying to protect those who previously abandoned the case, the lawyer for the...

Scott Volkers endorsed for women's coaching job despite abuse allegations, court hears

Endorsed as national coach despite allegations: Scott Volkers

Paul Bibby The former head of Swimming Australia wanted to throw an application by Scott Volkers for the national women’s coaching job “in the bin”, the Royal Commission has heard.

Authorities failed to act on serious sexual abuse complaints against swimming coach Scott Volkers

Scott Volkers in a file picture.

Paul Bibby The former head of the Queensland Academy of Sport failed to investigate the details of a serious child sexual abuse complaint against coach Scott Volkers despite it being strikingly similar to three...

Margaret Cunneen queried whether swimmer's breasts big enough to be groped

Margaret Cunneen

Paul Bibby The criminal prosecution of former Australian swimming coach Scott Volkers for allegedly sexually abusing young swimmers was abandoned after a senior NSW Crown prosecutor described one allegation as...

Volkers allowed to work with swimmers despite sex abuse claims: royal commission

Scott Volkers.

Paul Bibby The former high-profile head of the Australian women’s swimming team, Scott Volkers was allegedly allowed to continue working closely with young swimmers as late as 2010, despite multiple...

Child safety is measure of abuse inquiry's success

Abuse child abuse.

Paul Bibby 'If the royal commission is not extended, we will not be able to hold a private session for any person who contacts us after September this year.'

Liam Knight: 'It's nearly over'

Liam Knight outside Darlinghurst Supreme Court. Photo Dean SewellClick to play video

Paul Bibby The Sydney teenager, who was attacked with a steel bar, praises his family's support after hearing his attacker's tearful apology at Darlinghurst Supreme Court on Friday. Phone vision.