Burdekin man charged with more than 30 child sex offences

September 6, 2023 6:24 am in by

An Ayr man has been charged with 32 child exploitation offences.

The 48-year-old is accused of offences between January 2021 and July 2023.

On July 28, the man was charged with three counts each of indecent treatment of a child under 16 and possession of child exploitation material and one count of possessing tainted property.

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Following further investigations, on August 24, the man was charged with 12 counts of making child exploitation material (CEM), seven counts of using a carriage service to transmit or make CEM available, three counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16 and one count each of recording in breach of privacy, making CEM with hidden network/anonymising service and conduct relating to CEM involving three or more persons.

He will reappear at the Townsville Magistrates Court on September 15.