Paul Bibby

Paul Bibby

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

Child sex sentence for ex-Bega Cheese head Maurice van Ryn nearly doubled on appeal

Paul Bibby The former head of Bega Cheese has had his sentence for child sex abuse nearly doubled on appeal to 13 years and six months. 

Virginia Morse killer Kevin Crump fails in parole bid after 42 years in jail

Murderer: Kevin Crump in 1973.

Paul Bibby An infamous murderer who has spent more than 42 years in jail for his crimes has been denied leave to appeal his life sentence by the State's highest court.

Roger Rogerson trial: Jamie Gao kept a machete by his side, court hears

Justin Gao, cousin of Jamie Gao, arrives at the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Paul Bibby Murdered Sydney student Jamie Gao kept a machete under his dinner table which his cousin removed after his disappearance because it was "not really a good look" for the weapon to be...

Ex-Catholic priest on trial for allegedly abusing young altar boys in regional NSW

Paul Bibby A Catholic priest repeatedly sexually abused three young alter boys, including raping one child over the church altar, a court has heard.

Rogerson and McNamara blame each other for Jamie Gao's death

CCTV footage tendered in court, taken at the Cote D'Azur Apartments in McDonald St Cronulla on May 20, 2014.

Louise Hall, Paul Bibby Roger Rogerson and Glen McNamara have blamed each other for the shooting death of Jamie Gao as their defence cases open in the NSW Supreme Court.

Roger Rogerson and Glen McNamara trial: accused pair seen carrying fishing rods morning after alleged murder

Jamie Gao, 20, was allegedly murdered on May 22, 2014.

Louise Hall, Paul Bibby The morning after Jamie Gao was allegedly murdered in a botched drug deal, Roger Rogerson and Glen McNamara were seen carrying a pair of fishing rods.

Trial of Roger Rogerson and Glen McNamara for the murder of student Jamie Gao begins in the NSW Supreme Court

Roger Rogerson at Graham

Paul Bibby, Louise Hall "He went to that meeting and went into that storage shed thinking that what was to happen would shortly make him very rich," the prosecutor said.

Former NRL star Craig Field loses appeal over one-punch manslaughter of Kelvin Kane

Former Rabbitohs playmaker Craig Field (right) struck Kelvin Kane in the head during a fight at the Kingscliff Hotel on the NSW North Coast.

Paul Bibby Craig Field will spend at least seven-and-a-half years in jail for the "bone shattering" punch that killed a 50-year-old cattle farmer during a pub fight.

Hey Dad! case: NSW Court of Criminal Appeal defends jury impartiality in the digital age

Robert Hughes leaves Downing Centre Local Court with his wife Robyn Gardiner during his trial on sex charges. His appeal against conviction has been rejected.

Paul Bibby The state's highest court has delivered a strong, public defence of the ability of juries to reach impartial verdicts in high profile cases without being influenced by the storm of social media...

Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes loses appeal over child sex offences

Lost his appeal: Robert Hughes.

Paul Bibby Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes will almost certainly see out the rest of his minimum six-year jail sentence for child sex offences after losing his appeal in the state's highest court.

Families of Bowraville victims vow to keep fighting for justice after Wood review

Relatives of the three children killed in Bowraville walk out on state government representatives on Friday after learning of the Wood review.

Paul Bibby The families of three children who were killed in the northern NSW town of Bowraville 25 years ago have vowed to continue fighting for justice, despite an independent review of...

Mixed festival fortunes: Woodford celebrates 30 years of folk as other summer favourites fall by the wayside

The Woodford Folk Festival is set to celebrate its 30th event this year.

Paul Bibby Founder credits success to festival's ability to adapt to the changing face of Australian folk and creating an atmosphere that keeps patrons coming back.

Officer in charge of Matthew Leveson murder case pulled at crucial stage, inquest hears

Inquest: Matthew Leveson went missing in 2007.

Paul Bibby The police officer in charge of investigating the disappearance of Sydney man Matthew Leveson was abruptly pulled from the case at a crucial juncture, a court has heard.

Sydney mother found $US9000 intended for IS in son's shorts, court told

Paul Bibby A young Sydney man who was allegedly told to transfer thousands of dollars to support Islamic State's terrorist activities in Syria and Iraq, left the money in his shorts pocket where it was...

Tragic end to school year as teacher dies after stabbing

Byron Group is building new high-tech ambulances that will transmit data electronically while en route to the hospital's emergency department.

Megan Levy, Paul Bibby, Michael Koziol On Monday, Strathfield South Public School was a place of celebration and joy for its end-of-year awards presentation. By week's end, it was in mourning.

Accused Lin family murderer Robert Xie leaves jail after being released on bail

Lian Bin

Paul Bibby For 1681 days Robert Xie languished in jail without a conviction, watching on as judge after judge refused to grant him bail.

Accused Camperdown killer William Cahill tries to escape from court

The scene in Camperdown where a man was stabbed to death while waiting for a bus.

Paul Bibby A Sydney man accused of stabbing a 51-year-old man to death in Sydney's inner west has told a court he is on multiple medications, including an anti-psyhcotic.

Release of accused Lin family murderer Robert Xie 'the greatest Christmas present'

Lian Bin

Paul Bibby, Louise Hall The release of accused Lin family murderer Robert Xie on bail is "the greatest Christmas present" his wife has declared.

Man accused of 2009 Lin family murders, Robert Xie, granted bail in NSW Supreme Court

Robert Xie has been granted conditional bail.

Paul Bibby The man accused of murdering five members of the Lin family of northern Sydney has been granted bail after four years and seven months behind bars without a conviction.