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Australian faces child sex tourism charges

45-year-old man appears in Brisbane court after allegedly arranging for his 13-year-old son to visit a prostitute in Thailand

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An Australian man has been charged with child sex tourism offences in his home country after allegedly arranging for his 13-year-old son to visit a prostitute while on holiday in Thailand. 

An Australian man has been charged with child sex tourism offences in his home country after allegedly arranging for his 13-year-old son to visit a prostitute while on holiday on Koh Samui last year. (File photo)

It is the first time that laws to stop Australian paedophiles from harming foreign children have been used in such a way, so is being seen as a test case for future prosecutions, according to Brisbane newspaper The Courier Mail.

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