Detectives from the Public Protection Branch arrested a 40-year-old man from the southern suburbs on Friday 5 July and charged him with two counts of aggravated possessing child exploitation material and three counts of breaching his reporting obligations.
It will be alleged that some of the children depicted in the material were under 14 years of age.
The man was refused bail and will appear in the Christies Beach Magistrates Court today.
PLEASE NOTE: CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANCOR INFORMATION
It is an offence against Section 67 of the Child Sex Offenders Registration Act for a person to disclose information obtained under the Act which includes the name of a registrable offender. It is also an offence against Section 68 of the Child Sex Offenders Registration Act 2006 to publish by newspaper, radio, television or in any other way, information that has been disclosed in contravention of Section 67.