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Hunter abuse charges

A retired Catholic brother living in Belconnen has been charged with sex offences against two boys in the NSW Hunter region in the 1960s and 1970s. State police detectives have charged the 80-year-old former Marist teacher with three counts of indecent assault. Police say they interviewed the two alleged victims on November 21 and December 3. The retired brother was granted bail to appear in Newcastle Local Court on January 29.