He befriended underage girls pretending to be an actor and photographer before sexually assaulting them.
Your morning news headlines from across regional Australia and beyond.
VIC: Housemates charged in relation to disappearance of Bendigo mother Samantha Kelly.
BATHURST: Police appeal for assistance after two girls followed by a man in a car on Friday afternoon.
ANGELA THOMPSON Mountain bike riders have reacted with alarm to the discovery of a length of wire at a downhill escarpment track.
Peter Hannam NSW: Energy giant AGL has pleaded guilty to 11 counts for political disclosure laws.
Peter de Kruijff VIC: When John McNamara split open a leathery snake egg, what he found was something spectacular.
WATCH: The moment a pilot brought down his plane and emerged unscathed.
Front pages from across the Fairfax network for February 12, 2016.
Daybreak on the Manning - Wingham Pool
See the competitors in the Lower North Coast Surf Life Saving Carnival's from 2005 to 2015
Local comedian Andy Saunders and Kevin Kropinyeri to join forces in stand-up show, The Bald and the Beautiful, ...