"He said he was looking at moving to New South Wales to start a new job and he wanted to start under a new name.
"The offence itself is quite a significant breach." Lawyer Warren Highland said his client was not aware he had to ask the Commissioner's permission to change his name and only found out when the registry told him.
Mr Highland said Tally then contacted the Bundaberg Police Station to ask how to go about seeking permission.
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?
The victim used all her wavering strength to fight off her attacker before being raped.
In her victim impact statement read to court, the woman said she now felt self blame, worthlessness, guilt and had considered ending her life.
Phillip Taupin, 33, pleaded guilty today to nine charges of indecent assault, making threats to inflict serious injury, rape, recklessly causing serious injury and common law assault.
The County Court heard he would circle many of his victims - some as young as 15 - on his dirt bike on bike paths, preying on them before attacking the females.
But earlier this year, Tally made an application to the New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages to have his surname changed to Taliana.
"The defendant said he was not intentionally deceiving anyone," Snr Const Glover said.
Several victims were pushed to the ground and sexually assaulted or molested by Taupin, who on occasions rode a small motorbike around the females and wore a full-face helmet to hide his identity.
In August 2011, armed with a pair of broken scissors which he held to one victims throat, Taupin subjected a young woman to a protracted and violent rape in which the female feared for her safety and felt compelled to comply with his demands, the court was told.
s northern suburbs has been hit with a nine-year prison sentence.