"He wanted to change back to the original family name and wanted to move on," he said.The court heard Tally was subject to a suspended sentence at the time of the offence.Mr Highland said Tally then contacted the Bundaberg Police Station to ask how to go about seeking permission."My client prior to this matter has complied in every respect in relation to his obligations under the act," he said. so it's not simply a name he's picked out of the air." Mr Highland said his client planned to move interstate because he had been offered a job as the assistant manager of a bowling alley.Judge Meryl Sexton described the sex attacks as repulsive, cowardly and predatory acts in public places."It remains every womans greatest fear that she may be attacked by a stranger while alone," she said.
"The defendant said he was not intentionally deceiving anyone," Snr Const Glover said.She applauded the courage of the female victims who spoke out about the abuse and fought Taupin during the assaults, saying they were not powerless and the court had heard their voices.In imposing a slightly higher sentence than that sought by prosecutors, Judge Sexton said Taupin had been identified as having a sexual deviancy with a high-to-moderate risk of reoffending and he would require a sex offenders treatment program while in custody.Prior convictions dating back 30 yrs, charges include- rape/ abduction/ child stealing/ victims also include girls aged 10, 13, 15 yrs old."Bike path rapist Phillip Taupin jailed for nine years over attacks on 10 females in Melbourne's north" (11-9-2013) A violent rapist who terrorised and attacked 10 females in Melbourne?