A 21-year-old Coast man caught with more than 800 child porn images has told a court some of them dated back to when he was in Year 9 at school.
A 21-year-old Coast man caught with more than 800 child porn images has told a court some of them dated back to when he was in Year 9 at school.

Accused paedophile stands trial for child abuse

THE trial against a man charged over his alleged involvement in a national paedophile ring, has begun in Sydney.

Phillip Edwards, 58, faces more than 100 child abuse offences, relating to the alleged abuse of eight boys.

Police will allege the former life coach was a member of a paedophile ring which included the child rapist Robert "Dolly" Dunn.

Mr Edwards fronted the Downing District Court on Tuesday.

The trial is expected to run for at least a week.



Full day of meetings for Rockhampton's council committees

premium_icon Full day of meetings for Rockhampton's council committees

Three meetings held today, ordinary meeting to be held next Tuesday

Livingstone Shire name change tabled in today's meeting

premium_icon Livingstone Shire name change tabled in today's meeting

To also discuss event options for the Yeppoon foreshore and lagoon

Mayor shares her thoughts on revitalising Rocky's CBD

premium_icon Mayor shares her thoughts on revitalising Rocky's CBD

She says we are facing the same issue every other town is

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