Gerard Ryle

Investigative journalist



Investigative journalist Gerard Ryle raised questions in The Sydney Morning Herald about the validity of a mysterious fuel technology company called Firepower that had suddenly become the biggest sporting sponsor in the country.

Read the latest news from Gerard on the saga:


Johnston absent

Former Firepower boss Tim Johnston failed to turn up to court earlier this week for a hearing to decide whether would be allowed his passport back.


Johnston’s lawyers quit – again

Lawyers acting for disgraced Firepower boss Tim Johnston have severed ties with the one-time high flyer because he has not been paying his bills.




Gerard Ryle is the News Editor at The Sydney Morning Herald. His book, Firepower: the most spectacular fraud in Australian history, was published by Allen & Unwin in May, 2009.
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