Duo charged over sex acts with teen

Two people accused of committing an indecent act with a teenager in Launceston are facing fresh charges.

The 23-year-old man and 43-year-old woman, both of no fixed address, are accused of having sex in front of a 15-year-old and masturbating him on September 29.

The defendants, who appeared in the Launceston Magistrates Court today, have also been freshly charged with making child exploitation material and face further indecency charges.

The male defendant has also been charged with two counts of having sex with a young person. 

The accused have secured representation from the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania. 

The couple did not enter pleas and had the matter adjourned until March 4.