Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby

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

Sex abuse victim tells royal commission the NSW government legal strategy seemed 'like they wanted to drag out our hurt'

Paul Bibby The NSW government's tough, drawn-out legal response to a damages claim brought by 15 victims of child sexual abuse felt like an attempt to "drag out our hurt", one victim has told the royal...

Police may have 'encouraged' church to withhold information on child abuse, commission hears

Paul Bibby The Police Integrity Commission has heard that some officers might have been aware of information being withheld about child abuse offences.

Complacency, amateur rules contributed to fatal glider collision, coroner finds

A host of factors: Andrew Ahern, who died in a glider collision last year.

Paul Bibby The mid-air collision between two gliders that claimed the life of a Sydney father occurred at a flying club whose members were "complacent", "overconfident" and seemingly confused by their own...

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

Former aged-care nurse Roger Dean interrogated by police.

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...