Detectives have charged a man after an investigation into alleged child sex abuse in Maryborough during the 1970s and 1980s.
Police arrested a 75-year-old man, who lives in Thailand, at Melbourne Airport on Tuesday.
The man was charged with gross indecency with a male, two counts of indecent assault on a male person, indecent assault and knowingly possess child abuse material.
The charges follow an investigation by Central Victoria Sexual Offence and Child Abuse Investigation Team.
He has been bailed to appear at Bendigo Magistrates' Court on October 29.