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.



Tweed's female veterans march with honour on Anzac Day

Tweed's female veterans march with honour on Anzac Day

"You get questioned a lot wearing your medals.”

'You're a disgrace': Protester disrupts Anzac Day service

'You're a disgrace': Protester disrupts Anzac Day service

Protester yelled "Germany should have won the war" during Last Post.

GALLERY: Special Forces tale ignites crowd at Pottsville

GALLERY: Special Forces tale ignites crowd at Pottsville

Record crowds joined in Anzac service at Pottsville

Local Partners