A former nurse has been accused of possessing, producing and distributing child exploitation material, as well as maintaining a sexual relationship with a young person.
The 69-year-old Legana man has been charged with eight counts of indecent assault, distribution of child exploitation material, involve person under 18 years in production of child exploitation material, produce child exploitation material, possess child exploitation material and maintain a sexual relationship with a young person.
It is alleged the man maintained a sexual relationship with a young person between August 2009 and August 2013.
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He is also accused of involving a person under 18 in the production of child exploitation material in South Launceston on March 6, 2015.
The charges for producing and distributing child exploitation also relate to March 6.
The indecent assault charges span across 25 years, with the first alleged offence occurring between 1987 and 1990, and the most recent sometime between 2011 and 2012.
On July 19 this year, the man was also allegedly found in possession of child pornography photographs.
He was bailed to appear in the Launceston Magistrates Court on November 5.