The purpose of this website/ information is to promote public awareness/ protection,help prevent you and those close to you from the potential dangers posed by individuals who have committed sex offences in the past and to deter sex offenders from offending/ re-offending.Any criminal actions taken by persons against the offenders named within this site, may result in arrest and prosecution of those persons.Judge Howie said Macfie welcomed new girls with hugs, kisses and packages of goods, and persuaded two girls to stay overnight in his home.
Neville Ross Mader has been charged with 11 offences including aggravated sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, sexual penetration of a juvenile male and sexual penetration without consent.
Mader appeared briefly in the Perth Magistrates Court today and had his bail renewed.
- Read More below- News (3-6-2011)- A former Portland man convicted of committing a six-week campaign of sexual abuse against seven teenage girls in the Ballarat region will spend the next decade behind bars.
John William Macfie, 70, was sentenced in the County Court in Ballarat yesterday, and will serve up to 15 years and seven months in prison with a non-parole period of 11 years.
Mr Kent said that of the more than 2700 pornographic images or movies, over 200 of them depicted children engaged in actual sex acts with adult males or bondage situations.
He said the vast majority of the images and videos involved girls aged as young as eight.The court heard Macfie was already a convicted sex offender who had previously served 10 years in prison after two similar series of sexual offences involving girls as young as 12.In April and May last year he sexually abused seven girls aged between 13 and 16, who all went to a secondary college in the Ballarat region.Commonwealth prosecutor David Kent revealed the 56-year-old grandfather was found in possession of 2731 images or videos of child pornography on his personal computer - along with a further 155,487 films or pictures of explicit adult porn.Mr Kent said Magee, then aged 54, used his computer to download child pornography on 36 occasions and once to make it available using the "Limewire" peer-to-peer file sharing program between January and September 2009.The court was told Magee, a motor vehicle spare parts "translator", had been the holder of a blue card - a Queensland Government run prevention and monitoring system for people working with children and young people - at the time of his arrest.