Bravehearts is an Australian organisation helping victims of child sex abuse and empowering children. Image courtesy Bravehearts website.
A Far South Coast man in jail for a string of child sex crimes is expected to appear before the Bega Local Court today via video link for charge certification.
The man, Maurice Van Ryn, who held a high profile position in the community for many years through his employment, is expected to enter a plea regarding new charges he is facing against a new child victim who has come forward.
Sixty-three-year-old Van Ryn, is currently serving a sentence of 13 years and six months at Cessnock Correctional Centre for child sex offences committed against nine victims over an 11-year period.