During the search, the 29-year-old man allegedly made admissions to using online apps to plan and prepare to procure a child for sex in Thailand. Child exploitation material was also located during the search.
The man was arrested and charged with two counts of preparing or planning to engage in sexual intercourse or activity with a child outside Australia. He was also charged with one count of using a carriage service for child exploitation.
Members of the public who have any information about people involved in child exploitation material are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at http://crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.