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Lance Foot

Posted: October 31, 2012 by Serendipity in Victoria
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Child sex offender jailed

December 12, 2008 – 12:36PM

A sex offender jailed for assaulting two girls in a school toilet cubicle has been ordered to spend more time behind bars for sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl.

Lance Foot, 29, was accused of sexually abusing the girl between April and June, 2004, and pleaded guilty to six charges.

Victorian County Court Judge Thomas Wodak jailed Foot on Friday for nine years and six months.

Judge Wodak said Foot posed a significant risk of reoffending and the community needed to be protected.

On one occasion Foot told his victim not to tell anyone what had occurred or he would kill her family, the court heard.

Foot pleaded guilty to one count of sexual penetration of a child under 16 and five counts of performing an indecent act in front of a child under 16.

Judge Wodak said Foot’s actions had a profound effect on the victim and her family, effects that would continue for some time.

Foot must serve six years and six months before being eligible for parole.

Foot was jailed for more than six years in 1999 after visiting the female toilets at a school and sexually assaulting two girls.

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Martin Francis Flynn’s appeals on convictions in two child sex trials have failed

  • From: The Courier-Mail
  • September 21, 2010 11:25AM

A NOTORIOUS pedophile who has been labelled an “out of control predator with no chance of rehabilitation” failed in appeals on convictions in two separate child sex trials, today.

Martin Francis Flynn has a long history of offending against children and was used as an example to support Queensland’s introduction of a blue card system to vet people wanting to coach junior sporting teams about 10 years ago.

In the District Court in Brisbane last January, Flynn, 40, was found guilty by a jury of maintaining a sexual relationship with a child and of two rapes. The offences involved the young son of a woman Flynn knew and were committed in the Burpengary area, on Brisbane’s northern fringe between 2003 and 2006.

In a separate trial in February last year, Flynn was found guilty of maintaining sexual relationship with a child, taking indecent photographs, procuring a sexual indecency by administering a drug and rape.

The majority of the offences involved a boy and his sister, again the children of a woman friend, who lived in a north Brisbane suburb.

His sentence for those offences was adjourned until the second trial was resolved and Flynn had spent almost three years remanded in custody.

At the sentence hearing prosecutor Dzenita Balic said Flynn was an out of control predator with no chance of rehabilitation

In 1993 Flynn was a junior cricket coach in Melbourne when jailed for three years for molesting two boys a player and the player’s friend.

After serving 18 months, Flynn was freed and moved to Queensland where he again took up cricket coaching and eventually became vice-president of a Brisbane junior cricket club.

Ms Balic said Flynn used his position as a coach to molest the younger brother of one of his players. After a jury found him guilty, he was jailed for four years in 1999.

On his release, Ms Balic said Flynn cultivated two boys by becoming friendly with their single mothers – all this despite being a “reportable sex offender”.

She detailed how Flynn raped one boy twice and drugged the other lad before assaulting him and taking an indecent photograph of him.

Judge Tony Rafter, SC, sentenced Flynn to a total of 15 years jail.

Flynn appealed his first conviction for the 2009 trial on six grounds including his convictions were a miscarriage of justice.

He also appealed his second trial convictions on the grounds they were unreasonable and the judge misdirected the jury.

In an unanimous judgment the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeals.

Flynn further appealed his sentence and that appeal was upheld but only in regards to varying the concurrent sentences on two of the charges but that did not change the overall 15 years jail sentence.
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Serial child molester Martin Francis Flynn caged for 15 years

Article from: The Courier-Mail

January 29, 2010 01:55pm

NOTORIOUS pedophile Martin Francis Flynn – jailed for 15 years today – is an out of control predator with no chance of rehabilitation, a court heard.

Prosecutor Dzenita Balic told the District Court in Brisbane that the public needed protection from Flynn’s deviant behaviour and asked for a life sentence.

“There is no prospect of his rehabilitation. He is a man who needs to be supervised for the rest of his life,” Ms Balic said.

Flynn has a long history of offending against children and was even used as an example to support Queensland’s introduction of a blue card system to vet people wanting to coach junior sporting teams about 10 years ago.

A District Court jury in Brisbane last week found Flynn, 40, guilty of maintaining a sexual relationship with a child and of two rapes. The offences involved the young son of a woman Flynn knew and were committed in the Burpengary area, on Brisbane’s northern fringe between 2003 and 2006.

In a separate case last year, Flynn was found guilty of maintaining sexual relationship with a child, taking indecent photographs, procuring a sexual indecency by administering a drug and rape.

The majority of the offences involved a boy and his sister, again the children of a woman friend, who lived in a north Brisbane suburb.

His sentence for those offences was adjourned until last week’s trial was resolved and Flynn has spent almost three years remanded in custody.

At today’s hearing Ms Balic detailed Flynn’s criminal history. She said in 1993 he was a junior cricket coach in Melbourne when jailed for three years for molesting two boys a player and the player’s friend.

After serving 18 months, Flynn was freed and moved to Queensland where he again took up cricket coaching and eventually became vice-president of a Brisbane junior cricket club.

Ms Balic said Flynn used his position as a coach to molest the younger brother of one of his players. After a jury found him guilty, he was jailed for four years in 1999.

On his release, the prosecutor said Flynn cultivated two boys by becoming friendly with their single mothers – all this despite being a “reportable sex offender”.

She detailed how Flynn raped one boy twice and drugged the other lad before assaulting him and taking an indecent photograph of him.

Ms Balic said: “It is not an understatement to say he has destroyed their lives. It has had a very serious impact on the children. They have become angry young men.”

Barrister Scott Lynch, for Flynn, said his client had been raised against a background of domestic violence and had been bullied at school.

Judge Tony Rafter, SC, said Flynn had manoeuvred his way into the trust of the children’s parents so he could set up situations for his sexual gratification. “You are an insidious individual and a serious danger to the community,” he said, before sentencing Flynn to 15 years.

 

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Pedophile Martin Francis Flynn found guilty

Article from: The Courier-Mail

Mark Oberhardt

January 25, 2010 11:47am

NOTORIOUS pedophile Martin Francis Flynn has been found guilty of further child sex charges and will be sentenced later this week.

Flynn was among those used as an example when Queensland introduced a system to vet people wanting to coach junior sporting teams about 10 years ago.

A District Court jury in Brisbane on Friday night, found Flynn, 41, guilty of maintaining a sexual relationship with a child and two counts of rape.

The offences involved a boy, the son of a woman Flynn knew, and were committed on Brisbane’s northern fringe between 2003 and 2006.

Last year, another District Court jury in Brisbane found Flynn guilty of maintaining sexual relationship with a child, taking indecent photographs, procuring a sexual indecency by administering a drug, and rape.

The majority of the offences involved a boy and his sister, again the children of a woman friend, who lived in a north Brisbane suburb. They were committed in 2006 and 2007.

His sentence for those offences was adjourned until last week’s trial was resolved and Flynn has been held in custody on remand for almost three years.

In a brief mention hearing today, Judge Tony Rafter, SC, adjourned Flynn’s hearing for all outstanding sentences until Friday.

Flynn made headlines in 1999 when he was jailed for four years on child sex charges.

At the time a cricket coach, he was found guilty of molesting the younger brother of one of his players.

It was revealed at the time, that Flynn had also been a cricket coach in Melbourne where he was jailed in 1993 for molesting two boys _ a player and the player’s friend.

After serving 18 months of his Melbourne sentence, Flynn moved to Queensland where he again took up cricket coaching and eventually became vice-president of a Brisbane junior cricket club.

The court heard that at the time of his Melbourne offences Flynn was not an Australian Cricket Board coach but had qualified since arriving in Brisbane.

He is banned from any role as a junior sports coach under Queensland’s blue card system which bars anyone with a child sex conviction from being involved with teams or clubs.

 

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Chaplain under fire over pedophile

Jill Singer and Keith Moor

August 02, 2007 12:00am

VICTORIAN school children have been counselled for years by a chaplain who admits a confessed pedophile is one of his friends.

The convicted pedophile’s wife is also involved in school chaplain Mark Taranto’s Hope4Kids organisation.

Mr Taranto founded Hope4Kids and is chaplain at the Eastbourne and Mornington Park primary schools on the Mornington Peninsula.

He yesterday met the principals after the Herald Sun alerted them about Mr Taranto’s association with pedophile Adrian Cornelius Floris and Mr Floris’s wife, Lynn.

The principals said Mr Taranto volunteered not to work at the schools until the issue of his lapsed registration to work as a chaplain had been sorted out.

Chaplaincy Australia’s Mark Batemen said Mr Taranto’s registration had not been renewed as a result of having Mrs Floris as his referee. He said her husband’s pedophile convictions made her an unsuitable referee.

Mr Taranto has maintained his friendship with Adrian Floris despite Mr Floris pleading guilty in 2002 to eight charges of sexual penetration of a child under 16 and performing indecent acts with a child.

Mr Floris was sentenced to two years and 11 months in jail after the County Court was told he tried to persuade the male victim the sex should be “our little secret”.

He was last year ordered by County Court judge Michael McInerney to pay $145,000 compensation to the teenage boy he sexually abused from 1998 to 2000. Mr Floris, 61, was also fined $2000 in 1994 for indecently assaulting a teenage girl.

Lynn Floris was Mr Taranto’s referee when he applied to register as a chaplain.

Mr Taranto defended his continuing friendship with Adrian Floris.

“Part of the Christian faith is that we forgive people,” he said.

“I don’t condone what he’s done. I have made that very clear to him, but I will continue to be a friend.”

Mr Taranto said he could see no conflict of interest in him being friendly with a pedophile while running Hope4Kids and being a primary school chaplain.

He said Mr Floris played no role in Hope4Kids, and said Mrs Floris’s role was restricted to bookkeeping.

Mr Taranto said he had changed churches, that Mrs Floris was no longer his referee and that he was just waiting for the minister at his new church to agree to be his referee.

Mornington Park primary school principal Geoff Seeckts and Eastbourne primary school principal Stephen Wilkinson issued a joint statement to the Herald Sun yesterday.

“We want to emphasise that we conducted all the right checks before we accepted Mr Taranto to work in our school, including police checks and obtaining his Chaplaincy Australia registration.

“At no time did Mr Taranto ever work in our schools unless he was supervised by a teacher.

“The issue for us is that there may be inconsistencies about his Chaplaincy Australia registration.”

 

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$145,000 payout for boy abused by church official

Fergus Shiel
July 13, 2006

A CHURCH official who sexually abused a boy during religious services and in a spa at his home has been ordered to pay his victim $145,000.

Adrian Cornelius Floris claimed that the boy, who was 13 when he first started molesting him on Christmas Day in 1998, hounded him for sex.

The abuse lasted until January 2000. Floris told the boy it would be “our little secret”.

County Court judge Michael McInerney yesterday awarded the victim, who cannot be named, $145,000 compensation for pain and suffering, medical costs, future economic loss and in aggravated damages.

Now rebuilding his life interstate, the young man told The Age that the abuse, Floris’ total lack of remorse and his long fight for justice had taken a heavy toll.

“I was shattered,” he said. “It felt like it was my fault. He didn’t have any remorse at all and he twisted it around so I thought it was my fault.

“My way of dealing with the trauma has been to keep myself very busy. In years 11 and 12, I worked three jobs and went from an A student to a poor one. I also put on a lot of weight.

“I lost many of my friendships and my relationship with my parents suffered greatly. I didn’t trust anyone and I became a very hard person.

“Every time I entered a church I felt dirty. Leaving Melbourne has helped but I miss it terribly. I’m starting to put the pieces back again very slowly and I’m very, very pleased that the court case is finally over.”

The victim’s lawyer, Dr Vivian Waller, said no amount of money could bring the boy’s adolescence back but her client hoped the compensation would help him to move on.

When the assaults occurred, Floris was a travel agent and a property manager at the Harvest Christian Church in Dingley, where his wife was an ordained Assembly of God pastor.

Floris was also the head of stewards and property manager of the Bays Christian Church in Mornington, where some of the abuse occurred in the toilets during church services.

In 2002, he pleaded guilty in the County Court to four charges of indecent acts with a child under 16, and four counts of sexual penetration of a child under 16 and spent 18 months in prison.

 

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‘Hounded for sex’ court claim

By Jamie Berry
June 28 2002

It was “simply improbable” that a boy, 13, hounded a pastor’s husband, 52, for sex, a court has heard.

Adrian Cornelius Floris yesterday pleaded guilty in the County Court to four counts of indecent acts with a child under 16, and four counts of sexual penetration of a child under 16.

The court heard that Floris was involved with the Harvest Christian Church in Dingley – where his wife was an ordained Assembly of God pastor – when he began sexually assaulting the boy on Christmas Day, 1998. The abuse lasted until January, 2000.

At a police interview, Floris, a self-employed travel agent, had admitted the acts, but claimed they were initiated by the boy who touched him “whenever he could and wherever he could”.

Prosecutor Rosemary Carlin said this was “simply improbable”. Floris, now 55, of Mornington, was granted bail. Judge John Hassett is expected to sentence him today. Floris faces a maximum 10 years’ jail on each charge.

 

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Stephen John Fleming

Posted: October 31, 2012 by Serendipity in South Australia
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Repeat child sex offender term cut

  • Court Reporter Hannah Silverman
  • From: The Advertiser
  • July 29, 2011 12:00AM

A “PERVERTED” repeat paedophile has had his sentence slashed.

Yesterday the Court of Criminal Appeal found Stephen John Fleming’s sentence for child sex offences was excessive.

It ordered his 14-year sentence be reduced to 10 years, with a new non-parole period of seven years – 18 months less than originally imposed.

Fleming had previously been sentenced to 30 months for child offences between 1998 and 1999.

Earlier this year a District Court jury found Fleming guilty of persistent sexual exploitation of a child between 2004 and 2007.

That child was aged between six and nine at the time.

Justices Margaret Nyland and Michael David said the 14-year term was excessive.

“It is outside the range of appropriate sentencing for offending of this type, serious as it is,” Justice David said.

 

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‘Pervert’ molested girl after release

  • Hannah Silverman
  • From: The Advertiser
  • April 01, 2011 12:00AM

AFTER being released from jail for child sex offences, a man molested another young child for two years.

Now Stephen John Fleming, 47, of Salisbury North, has returned to jail to begin the 14-year term imposed yesterday in the District Court.

A jury found him guilty of persistent sexual exploitation of a child between 2004 and 2007.

In sentencing yesterday, Judge Geoffrey Muecke said Fleming’s victim, aged between 6 and 9 at the time, believed the justice system had failed her by his release.

Fleming was previously sentenced to 30 months for child sex offences he committed between 1998 and 1999.

“She believes you should have never been let out of prison in the first place,” Judge Muecke said. “She believes … you are a cold, sick, perverted man.”

The non-parole period is 8½ years.

 

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Father pleads guilty to child porn charges

Posted Thu Apr 7, 2011 3:02pm AEST

A former Tasmanian business owner has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography after hundreds of images and videos were found on a hard drive at his Snug home.

The Supreme Court in Hobart heard Grant Andrew Damien Flavel tried to hide the portable hard drive when police searched his home in June last year.

His lawyer told the court the 36-year-old father of two owned three marine businesses and did not know the images had been downloaded to an office computer until he was told by an employee.

The court heard Flavel threw out the computer but kept a hard drive which contained the images.

He will be sentenced tomorrow.

 

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Businessman’s porn files

DAVID KILLICK   |   April 07, 2011 02.45pm

A MARGATE business owner kept a backup copy of old work files despite knowing it contained child pornography, the Supreme Court has heard.

Grant Andrew Damien Flavel, 36, formerly of Snug, today pleaded guilty to a count of possessing child exploitation material.

Crown Prosecutor Jane Ansell told the court police went to Flavell’s home on June 16 last year and found a hard disk drive in a gun safe.

While officers continued their search Flavel attempted to hide the drive, which was found on a nearby roof an hour later.

The disk was found to contain 350 still images and 250 videos showing infants and young children engaged a range of degrading sexual acts.

Defence layer Craig Rainbird told the court Flavel formerly owned marine businesses in the Kingston and Margate areas and the disk had been used to back up files from a number of computers on his company network.

In 2003, Flavel discovered a virus-ridden computer at one of his businesses contained child pornography and disposed of it, but the files had already inadvertently been included in the backups, Mr Rainbird said.

While his client was aware the files existed, he did not download them and had not accessed them, although admitted failing to delete them, he said.

Flavels business ventures – and his marriage – had subsequently collapsed and he had been declared bankrupt and now lived and worked interstate, the court heard.

Justice David Porter, who said he regarded the offence as serious, will sentence Flavel tomorrow.

 

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Wesley Ronald John Fitton – DEAD

Posted: October 30, 2012 by Serendipity in Location, Queensland
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Buderim man jailed after internet sex sting

Posted Tue Jun 24, 2008 5:00pm AEST

A 42-year-old Sunshine Coast father of three has been jailed for using the internet in an attempt to procure a child for sex.

The Supreme Court in Brisbane heard in August 2006, Buderim man Wesley Ronald John Fitton struck up an internet conversation with a covert police officer posing as another man living at Redcliffe.

Fitton asked to speak to the man’s 12-year-old daughter and in September began conversing with another officer posing as the girl.

On several occasions Fitton sent images of adults engaged in sexual acts and activated a webcam to show himself undressing and performing a sex act.

He also tried to arrange to meet the girl at Redcliffe prior to his arrest.

Chief Justice Paul de Jersey jailed Fitton for three years and ordered he serve a minimum of nine months.

 

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‘Demon’ man jailed for net grooming

Shannon Molloy | June 24, 2008 – 1:40PM

A Sunshine Coast man lost a long-running “battle with his demons” when he tried to groom a 12-year-old girl for sex in an Internet chat room and sent her pornographic videos of himself, a court has heard.

Wesley Ronald John Fitton, 42, today pleaded guilty to eight charges relating to a number of Internet communications with an undercover police officer, posing as the girl, between August 26, 2006 and September 28, 2006.

Brisbane’s Supreme Court heard the father-of-three believed he was initially chatting to another adult male who shared an interest in “young girls” and agreed to let the man talk to his daughter.

Crown Prosecutor Anthony Gett said Fitton spoke to “Suzie” several times over the next 18 days and repeatedly sent her pornographic images.

He also exposed himself and masturbated on webcam while instructing the girl to perform sexual acts on herself, the court heard.

“I hope one day we can meet but we would have to hide somewhere,” the man said in one chat session.

Mr Gett said Fitton spoke to the girl with the intention of meeting in real life, but a specific place and date was never organised.

A psychologist’s report tendered to the court concluded there was a “moderate” chance Fitton would reoffend.

He was convicted of indecent assault following an incident involving a friend’s 10-year-old daughter in 1988, the court heard.

Since then, Fitton had been “battling his demons” and was ashamed at having lost the fight, his defence barrister said.

He was depressed at the time following the death of his father and had also been battling an alcohol problem, the court heard.

Chief Justice Paul de Jersey described the man’s conduct as “horrendous” and said it was clear he planned to take advantage of his victim.

He sentenced the man to three years’ imprisonment and set a parole release date after nine months.

Chief Justice de Jersey also ordered the man be placed on probation for six months following his release and undergo counselling.

 

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Colin John Fisk

Posted: October 30, 2012 by Serendipity in NSW, Photo
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Known paedophile pleads guilty to fresh charges

By Jessica Clifford

Posted Tue at 5:41pm

A man who spent 12 years behind bars for child sex offences has pleaded guilty to fresh child sexual assault charges.

Colin Fisk was charged with 13 child sex offences, which took place on the South Coast of New South Wales between December 2016 and March 2017.

Appearing via audio-visual link from Long Bay Prison Hospital to Nowra Courthouse, the 70-year-old today pleaded guilty to all of the new child sex offences along with six charges of failing to comply with his reporting obligations as a convicted sex offender.

Court documents reveal Fisk, acting in breach of his of his reporting obligations, had befriended multiple 14 and 15-year-old children during the school holidays of December 2016 around the South Coast area.

He would offer them cannabis, cigarettes and alcohol and, on some occasions, take them back to his property to smoke or drink.

On other occasions, he would give them lifts to friends’ houses or meet them around the region.

One underage person interviewed as part of police investigations said Fisk seemed to “pop up everywhere” and asked a lot about his teenage friends.

On one occasion, Fisk asked the child whether he had pubic hair yet while they sat in his car.

Around the same time, the convicted paedophile also befriended a 15-year-old boy who was known to him through mutual friends.

He would invite the child back to his remote property and take him to “the shack”, an old caravan annex.

The pair smoked marijuana over a number of weeks between January 2017 and March 2017, and performed sexual acts on each other.

On the first occasion, Fisk asked if he could give the child oral sex and the child agreed and, on other occasions, the pair had anal sex.

In March, a report was made to the FACS helpline detailing the allegations and on April 5, Fisk was arrested at his home.

He was taken to Ulladulla Police Station where he initially denied the allegations he has now pleaded guilty to.

Fisk was a known paedophile

Fisk was convicted of numerous child sex offences in 1998 and was released from prison in May 2009.

Those offences took place in the 1970s and 80s when Fisk was operating in a known paedophile ring with the now deceased notorious paedophile and catholic school teacher, Robert ‘Dolly’ Dunn and Phillip Bell.

He described himself as “a homosexual hebephile bordering on pederism at the lower range,” during the Wood Royal Commission in 1996, which was investigating corruption in the NSW Police Force.

He also outed a number of police officers who had protected sex offenders from investigation and/or prosecution, and who were involved in extortion and fraud.

Along with other sex offenders, Fisk was operating a boy brothel in Sydney in the 1970s and 80s, which was ultimately raided by police.

He had tried to bribe police to keep it open after the raid, but ultimately the deal did not go ahead.

He was also convicted around that time of drug offences, including supplying amphetamines.

Supreme Court Judge Roderick Howie ruled in 2009, when Fisk was released from prison, that he be kept under strict control orders for three-and-a-half years and said without supervision, he would likely reoffend.

While Fisk still had reporting obligations as someone listed on the sexual offender register, he was no longer under strict supervision when the latest offences occurred.

 

UPDATED:  JULY 2017

Fisk was arrested by Ulladulla police on April 5 and faces 11 charges of having sexual intercourse with a person aged 14 to 16 years.

He was refused bail on April 6 in Milton Local Court and will reappear in Nowra Local Court on August 22.

 

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NSW sex offender to stay under state watch

  • From: AAP
  • March 28, 2013 4:49PM

A NOTORIOUS NSW sex offender will remain under the state’s watch for another three years after a judge found he continues to pose an unacceptable risk.

The state of NSW sought a court order to keep Colin John Fisk under extended supervision that would force him to comply to a raft of restrictions over his employment, his accommodation, his personal appearance, his movements and who he associates with.

The 64-year-old has been subject to such an order since being released from prison in May 2009 after serving 12 years for a large number of sexual offences against boys from 1971 to 1988.

At the NSW Supreme Court on Thursday, Justice Robert Beech-Jones placed a further order on Fisk, saying that his attitudes coupled with his history of offending meant there continued to be a moderate to high risk that he would reoffend.

Justice Beech-Jones pointed to a “concerning” instance in May last year when Fisk had contact with a 16-year-old boy at a train station and offered him cigarettes.

According to the boy, Fisk suggested he post a video of himself on YouTube and commented on other lewd videos available on the web.

Talking to a forensic psychiatrist about the encounter, Fisk confided that he felt “in tune” with the boy and wanted to help with his “cultural development”.

Justice Beech-Jones said the incident highlighted how Fisk continued to harbour “romantic self-delusions” and that he readily engaged in sexualised banter with people he meets.

The court heard that while Fisk now understood that society did not condone his attraction to underage males he had a “long standing tendency to see himself as a martyr and victim of the system”.

He had also expressed the view that his previous victims “benefited from his life guidance”.

Fisk was a former associate of convicted pedophile Robert “Dolly” Dunn and was a subject of significant publicity when he gave evidence before the NSW royal commission into police corruption in the 1990s.

Justice Beech-Jones said that while Fisk had not reoffended since leaving prison, he might come to believe he could do so without detection if he was not supervised.

 

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Newcastle Supreme Court orders further supervision for Colin John Fisk

BY KYLIE WILLIAMS

12/08/2009 4:00:00 AM

A NEWCASTLE Supreme Court judge ordered yesterday that notorious pedophile Colin John Fisk should remain under strict supervision for the next 31/2 years.

Fisk, a former associate of Robert “Dolly” Dunn and Phillip Bell, was convicted for sexual offences against under-aged males committed between 1971 and 1988.

Fisk, 61, was released in May after serving 12 years in jail and placed under a supervision order that expired yesterday.

The interim order imposed restrictions on his place of residence, treatment, drug, alcohol and internet use and who he associated with.

The Crown applied to the NSW Supreme Court to have a five-year supervision order placed on Fisk.

Fisk’s lawyers argued there was insufficient evidence to prove he was likely to reoffend in the next five years and if an order was to be made he should be allowed to stay at a property in country NSW.

Justice Roderick Howie ordered yesterday that Fisk be supervised for a further 31/2 years but be allowed to live at the country residence after six months.