Accused on porn charges gets bail

A MAN charged with possessing, transmitting, accessing and creating child exploitation material was granted bail in Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday.

Clifford John Byrne, 48, of Walkervale, was granted bail on several conditions including he not use the internet for anything other than work and study purposes.

Police prosecutor Senior Constable Fiona Ward appeared on behalf of the Australian Federal Police in Bundaberg Magistrates Court and did not oppose the application.

Byrne is charged with two counts of using a carriage service to access child pornography material, two of transmitting child pornography material, two of making child pornography material and two of possessing child exploitation material.

He was allowed bail on several conditions including he not leave Australia or approach an international departure point, and report weekly to the Bundaberg Police Station.



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