Rachel Olding

Rachel Olding

Rachel Olding is a Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Parramatta shooting: Police working to get full picture of gunman Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar

Rachel Olding and Nick Ralston His Twitter account reads like that of a young child, not an extremist who is capable of carrying out a "politically motivated" attack.

Parramatta shooting: Gunman identified as Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar

Police block off Charles Street in Parramatta, where witnesses saw two bodies lying on the ground.

Nick Ralston, Ava Benny-Morrison and Rachel Olding The teenage gunman who shot dead a NSW police employee was 15-year-old Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar.

Shooting outside police headquarters in Parramatta

Police advice.

Ava Benny-Morrison, Nick Ralston, Rachel Olding and Kate Aubusson Police are on scene at a shooting in Sydney's west with reports multiple victims are involved. 

Ice-dealing solicitor Nicholas Gouliadites given second chance by court

Ice dealing solicitor Nicholas Gouliaditis coming out of the Downing Centre court.

Rachel Olding It became obvious to Nicholas Gouliadites' colleagues that, by mid-2014, something was terribly wrong.

Manhunt after prisoner escapes from Downing Centre court


Rachel Olding A prisoner has made a violent escape from a city court room after being denied bail.

Police called to Eastern Distributor after 'road rage attack'

Police car

Rachel Olding Police have attended the Eastern Distributor motorway following reports of a violent road rage incident.

Former Al Risalah bookstore owner Wisam Haddad avoids jail after counter-terrorism raid

Rachel Olding Counter-terrorism police found tasers, a machete, an Islamic State flag and hundreds of DVDs. Yet a court has deemed Wisam Haddad to be "a man of impeccable character".

Domestic violence crisis: Dawn Fraser joins smartwatch campaign to protect women

3G Saftey Watch creator Mr Sy Laga'aia.

Rachel Olding A safety watch is just the latest technology expected to help women at risk of violence.

Mother Kirralee Dugo was pregnant when killed in her Mount Druitt home

Mother-of-four Kirralee Dugo.

Rachel Olding Last month Kirralee Dugo was telling the world how happy she was with her partner Josh. On Tuesday, he was in custody over her death.

Kirralee Dugo heavily pregnant when killed in her home

Killed: Kirralee Dugo was found just after midnight.

Rachel Olding The body of a woman has been found inside a home in Sydney's west and her partner has been arrested and is under police guard in hospital.

Boy suffers aneurysm after alleged attack in schoolyard


Rachel Olding A high school student has reportedly suffered an aneurysm after a "one punch" attack from a schoolyard bully.

Alcohol-related assaults rise in Pyrmont after NSW lockout laws introduced

Assaults at the Star have partially driven a significant increase in alcohol-fuelled violence in Pyrmont.

Rachel Olding Alcohol-related assaults around Pyrmont and the Star casino have sky-rocketed since lockout laws were introduced across the city.

Calls to police surge as NSW terror threat deepens

Rachel Olding One year on from sweeping counter-terrorism raids across Sydney, police reveal that the terror threat has not subsided.

Teddy bear hides firearms and ammunition

The teddy bear was searched by police, who found two illegal pistols stashed in his backside.

Rachel Olding If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise, courtesy of one badass teddy.

Police raid drug house near the scene of alleged double ice killing in Lalor Park

A 35-year-old man is detained by police before being charged with an alleged ice-fuelled double murder.

Rachel Olding Police say they have seized drug-making equipment on the street where a grandmother and young boy were brutally killed in an alleged ice-fuelled rampage.

The two calls that ASIO believe turned Omar Chandab into a terror threat

Omar Chandab, Melbourne father-of-four, who was prevented from flying to do the Hajj last week and then had his passport cancelled.

Rachel Olding Omar Chandab renewed his Australian passport just two months ago. When he arrived at the airport last week, something had changed.

Inside the mind of William Tyrrell's abductor

William Tyrrell in his favourite Spider-Man suit.

Rachel Olding and Ava Benny-Morrison Because only family knew in advance of the toddler's visit to Kendall, police believe his kidnapper was in the area beforehand.

LGBTI among new groups targeted for domestic violence education

Brad Gray.

Rachel Olding It took a Dolly magazine quiz for Brad Gray to realise his five-year relationship had been abusive.

Bondi model George Gerges charged in cocaine supply sting

Bondi model in cocaine 
drug bust. 
ALL the pix of George Gerges, 31, a model and 
fashion entrepreneur from Bondi who has been charged with running a cocaine 
syndicate across Sydney.
They are taken from Facebook.

The woman in the photos is his girlfriend and international glamour model, 
Emma Rose.


Rachel Olding Bondi socialite and fashion entrepreneur George Gerges makes no secret of his lavish lifestyle.

Bondi model charged with running Sydney cocaine ring

Accused George Gerges and his girlfriend Emma Rose.

Rachel Olding The Bondi model accused of running a sophisticated cocaine ring.