Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby

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

Royal commission: $4.3 billion is cost of redress to victims of child sex abuse

Paul Bibby It would cost $4.3 billion over 10 years to provide redress to the 65,000 victims of child sex abuse in Australia, the Royal Commission says, with government footing nearly half the bill.

Sydney siege: UK experts to investigate police management of Martin Place siege

The State Coroner Michael Barnes asked the office of the Chief Coroner of England and Wales to identify experts in British police forces to help in the review of the Lindt cafe siege.

Louise Hall, Paul Bibby British police with experience in siege management will work with Queensland officers to review the way NSW Police handled the Lindt cafe siege, and in particular the strategy to wait it out rather...

Man Haron Monis executed Tori Johnson with shot to the head, inquest hears

Man Haron Monis outside the Downing Centre courts in 2010.

Louise Hall, Paul Bibby Gunman Man Haron Monis forced Lindt cafe manager Tori Johnson to kneel before shooting him once in the back of the head, an inquest has heard.

Man Haron Monis ordered chocolate cake and a cup of tea before declaring, 'I have a bomb', inquest hears

Man Haron Monis

Louise Hall, Paul Bibby At first, he appeared to be just another person wandering through Martin Place on a sunny Monday morning.

Lindt cafe siege: inquest begins in Sydney

Died: Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson died in the the siege at the Lindt cafe.

Louise Hall, Paul Bibby Lindt cafe manager Tori Johnson was forced to kneel by gunman Man Haron Monis before he was shot once in the back of the head, an inquest has heard.

Grandson of Harbour Bridge engineer John Bradfield unable to face fraud charges after suffering heart attack

Paul Bibby The grandson of chief Sydney Harbour Bridge engineer John Bradfield has been unable to face court over an alleged $4 million fraud after suffering a "massive heart attack", a court has...

Bail for Sydney man accused of indecent assault of teen at Enmore Theatre rap show

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Paul Bibby A 24-year-old Sydney man accused of indecently assaulting a teenage girl at an all-ages hip-hop concert in the city's inner west has been granted bail.

Fatima Elomar ordered to face committal hearing for alleged support of Islamic State

Paul Bibby A Sydney woman accused of providing support to the terror group Islamic State has been ordered to face a committal hearing next week, with a magistrate rejecting her request for more time to brief...

Priest John Sidney Denham sentenced to another 13 years jail for sexual abuse of boys

John Denham is escorted from court at an appearance in 2008.

Paul Bibby A "sadistic" paedophile priest who repeatedly abused more than 50 young boys while being protected by two fellow priests has been sentenced to a further 13 years jail.

Royal Commission to publicly examine Sydney private school Knox Grammar over child sexual abuse

The royal commission will conduct a public hearing into Knox Grammar School in Wahroonga.

Paul Bibby Child sexual abuse at the exclusive Sydney private school, Knox Grammar, will be publicly investigated by the Royal Commission next month.

Sydney man Alex Pollard charged over alleged $37,000 spending spree

Paul Bibby Even by the standards of Sydney's frenetic January sales the alleged spending spree was enough to leave the wallet aching.

Sydney terrorism raids: Omarjan Azari facing new charges as barrister slams rumours he was part of Martin Place beheading plan

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

Paul Bibby Three new charges of financing the terrorist organisation Islamic State have been lodged against accused Sydney terrorism plotter Omarjan Azari.

Sydney siege aftermath: police told little point seeking to have gunman's bail revoked

Man Haron Monis

Paul Bibby Prosecutors told police there was little point seeking to have Martin Place gunman Man Monis's bail revoked when he appeared in court on scores of sex offence charges recently because they would be...

NSW police officer Bryson Anderson killing: youth sentenced to 26 years' jail

Killed: Inspector Bryson Anderson.

Paul Bibby The Sydney youth who murdered decorated police officer Bryson Anderson during an outer suburban siege has been sentenced to at least 26 years jail.

Missed opportunities to get Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis behind bars

Man Haron Monis

Paul Bibby, Louise Hall The final local court appearance of Man Haron Monis prior to the Sydney cafe siege was, with the benefit of hindsight, an agonising missed opportunity to get him off the streets and behind bars.

Sydney siege aftermath: Monis bail continued despite 30 new sex assault charges

Sydney cafe gunman Man Haron Monis.

Paul Bibby, Nicole Hasham Two months before Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis walked into the Lindt cafe, prosecutors consented to him remaining on bail despite his being charged with 30 new sexual assault offences, court...

Police search Sydney home linked to Martin Place gunman Man Haron Monis

The Belmore, Sydney residence, where Man Haron Monis is believed to have lived before Monday's attack.

Paul Bibby Police have searched a house in south-west Sydney where the Martin Place murderer, Man Haron Monis, is believed to have lived in the lead-up to the crime.

State ordered to pay Brian Bradbury's legal costs after murder charge dropped

Application upheld: Brian Bradbury during a public appeal in 2012 for information about his wife's killing.

Paul Bibby The NSW government has been ordered to pay the legal costs of a Sydney hospital cleaner who was accused of the brutal murder of his wife only for the charges to be withdrawn, due to a lack of...

Kieran Loveridge fails in High Court Appeal bid over 10-year sentence for killing Thomas Kelly

Killed: Thomas Kelly.

Paul Bibby The Sydney youth who killed teenager Thomas Kelly in a one-punch attack at Kings Cross has failed in a bid to appeal his 10-year sentence to the High Court.

John Newman murder: Phuong Ngo loses last appeal for life sentence

Phuong Ngo before his conviction in 2001.

Paul Bibby The man convicted of murdering NSW Labor MP John Newman in Australia's first political assassination has failed in his bid to appeal his life sentence in the High Court.