A 20-year-old father accused of violently shaking his newborn baby, causing a bone to fracture on his skull, is contesting the allegations.
Aaron Lang appeared at the Ballarat Magistrates' Court for a committal mention on Thursday.
The court heard Lang's defence counsel will cross examine two doctors, the mother of the child and the police informant during a committal hearing.
Lang is accused of shaking his three-day-old son at his Sebastopol family home on July 30 after the baby would not stop crying.
Police allege the incident occurred when Lang was holding his baby in the kitchen while his partner was preparing a bottle.
He has been charged with recklessly causing serious injury, reckless conduct endangering life and committing an indictable offence while on bail.
The case was set down for a one day committal hearing in July. Lang is on bail.
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