Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby

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

Mother jailed for 18 months for sending sexually explicit photos of children to RG Dance instructor Grant Davies

Paul Bibby A mother has been sentenced to jail for sending sexually explicit photos of her children to the director of the now defunct Sydney dance studio RG Dance.

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

Recruiter: Mohammad Ali Baryalei.

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...

Man arrested in terrorist raids appears in court

Terrorism accused

Paul Bibby One of the men arrested in this morning's anti-terrorism raids in Sydney has appeared in court charged with preparing for or planning a terrorist act.

Student pleads guilty to accessing records about Frances Abbott design scholarship

Frances Abbott with her father Toby Abbott and Leanne Whitehouse at an exhibition at the Whitehouse Institute.

Paul Bibby The Sydney student who leaked information about a fashion school scholarship controversially awarded to the daughter of the Prime Minister has pleaded guilty to accessing restricted data.

Kiesha Weippeart's stepfather seeks reduced sentence over killing

Kiesha Weippeart.

Paul Bibby The Sydney man who left six-year-old Kiesha Weippeart to die after she was bashed by her mother should have his sentence cut because his offer to help police led the mother to admit she was guilty, a...

Death of newborn followed home birth marred by poor treatment, coroner says

An inquest has found a midwife failed to follow basic regulations in the case of a failed home birth.

Paul Bibby The death of a newborn on the mid-north coast of NSW followed an attempted home birth in which the midwife failed to follow her profession's basic regulations and appeared to have an ideologically...

Hugh Garth, first person charged under 'one-punch' laws, denied bail

Raynor Manalad on his graduation day.

Paul Bibby The first person to be charged under the state's controversial 'one-punch' laws has been denied bail in the NSW Supreme Court, with a judge finding that the youth is more likely to abscond because of...

Accused murderer Robert Xie's female relative speaks out about alleged sexual abuse

Paul Bibby For years, the young female relative of accused murderer Lian Bin "Robert" Xie did not tell a single soul about her allegations of sexual abuse against him.

Robert Xie sexually assaulted young relative after Lin family killed, court told

Accused: Lian Bin

Paul Bibby A young female relative of the man accused of murdering the Lin family, says he crept into her bedroom and sexually assaulted her up to four times a week for nearly two years after the alleged...

Lin family accused killer abused female relative, court told

Wife of the accused, Kathy Lin, who claimed her husband was with her the entire night of the murders.

Paul Bibby The young female relative of accused mass murderer Lian Bin "Robert" Xie, who says he sexually abused her after the crimes, has told a Sydney court she had initially "loved hanging out with him"...

Robert Xie's alleged sexual abuse victim tells court she 'loved hanging out with him' before killings

Accused: Lian Bin

Paul Bibby The young female relative of accused murderer Lian Bin "Robert" Xie, who was allegedly sexually abused by him after the crime, says she had "loved hanging out with him" before the killings, as he had...

Nursing home managers ignored pleas about killer nurse Roger Dean, inquest hears

Killer nurse: Roger Dean.

Paul Bibby Nurses working at night at a Quakers Hill nursing home feared for their lives in the hours before their drug-addicted colleague Roger Dean set fire to it, one begging a manager to stay on or to to...

Quakers Hill Nursing Home fire: Roger Dean allowed to keep working despite drug theft suspicions, inquest hears

Paul Bibby The drug-addicted nurse who set fire to the Quakers Hill Nursing Home was allowed to continue working and given the key to the facility's drug cabinet despite strong suspicions that he had stolen...

Nursing home did not check Roger Dean's CV before Quakers Hill fire: inquest

Roger Dean

Paul Bibby When drug-addicted nurse Roger Dean applied for a job at the Quakers Hill nursing home in September 2011 his CV stated that he had spent the past four years working at the local Cheesecake Shop.

Quakers Hill Nursing Home exit ramp too narrow during fire, inquest hears

Paul Bibby The attempt to evacuate residents during the Quakers Hill Nursing Home fire was hindered by a ramp that was listed as an official fire exit route but was too narrow for beds to be wheeled through and...

Husband defends wife who sent explicit pictures of her daughters to dance teacher

Paul Bibby A Sydney man whose wife sent scores of sexually explicit pictures of their young daughters to a now-disgraced dance teacher says she must have been under the teacher’s “manipulative...

Mitchell Barbieri may claim mental impairment over death of Inspector Bryson Anderson

Killed: Inspector Bryson Anderson.

Paul Bibby A Sydney youth who, with his mother, allegedly murdered decorated police officer Bryson Anderson may claim at trial that he was affected by a "substantial impairment" of...

Mick Hawi allowed to plead guilty to manslaughter over Anthony Zervas airport brawl death

Surprise decision:  Mahmoud

Paul Bibby Former Comanchero bikie boss Mahmoud "Mick" Hawi has been allowed to plead guilty to manslaughter over an airport brawl in which a rival was killed, even though he had previously been found guilty of...

Cabramatta robbery 'a very serious bag snatch', says lawyer for accused policeman

A still from iPhone footage taken by an onlooker shows one of the men arrested at Cabramatta on Monday.

Paul Bibby The suspended Sydney police officer accused of taking part in a violent daylight robbery involving $300,000 cash has been refused bail, despite his lawyer's claim that the crime was no more than "a...