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FORMER CATHOLIC PRIEST ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING CHILD AT LAKE MACQUARIE

A former Catholic Priest has been charged over the alleged aggravated indecent assault of a child at a Lake Macquarie school in 1994.

Lake Macquarie detectives have conducted an ongoing investigation into the alleged assaults at a Booragul school, resulting in the arrest of a 56-year-old man at Wagga Wagga.

He was charged with nine counts of aggravated indecent assault under authority.

The man remains in police custody and will appear before Newcastle Local Court on March 29.

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After studying a BA in Communication and Journalism at UTS, Georgia moved into health and aged care reporting for three years. She also studied broadcast journalism at California State University, Sacramento and The Australian, Film, Television and Radio School in Sydney. An interest in social business took her to India to direct a series of micro documentaries.

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