Former Catholic school teacher charged with molesting young boy

Police have charged a former Catholic school teacher with 21 historic sex offences against a child between 1989 and 1991 in Wollongong.

Following information obtained from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, officers from Wollongong Local Area Command today arrested a 73-year-old man at Redfern Police Station.

He was later charged with the historical offences of indecent assault in authority (x9) and homosexual intercourse teacher of pupil (x12).


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He has been granted conditional bail to appear at Port Kembla Local Court on 5 January 2016.

The offences are alleged to have occurred between 1989 and 1991, while the man was employed as a Brother and teacher at a Catholic school in Wollongong.

The victim was a student of the school, aged 12 to 14 at the time.

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