This is painful to read. https://www.facebook.com/100008341441937/posts/2572457586375598/ OP on Facebook: “Mat Mladin appeared by video-link in court today accused of child sex-offenses. The yarn is behind a paywall, and I'm not paying to read the Telegraph. Ever. I understand he's been locked up for two weeks and got out on bail today.“ "Aussie motorsport legend accused of child sex offenses An Australian motorsport hall of famer and one of the most decorated superbike racers in living memory is accused of a string of child sex offenses. SUBSCRIBE TO READ MORE." This is what is being reported: "The 48-year-old team owner of Australian Supersport team Mladin racing, stands accused of four sex offenses, including sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 10. The Kirkham man has been charged with two counts of intentionally carry out a sex act on a child under 10, and one count of intentionally incite a child to do a sex act on him. The former superbike racer was named one of the top 100 influential people in the MacArthur region. His lawyer, in making an application for his release from custody tiold the court his client planned to fight the allegations made against him. "This is a matter which will obviously go to trial," he said. "There won't be a plea of guilty. The lawyer also questioned the strength of the police case, highlighting the accusations weren;t brouight to the attention of the authorities until six months after the alleged incident. "The complain as actually provided, after 185 questions, effectively a denial of any wrongdoing by the applicant,"he said, referring to the original police interview earlier this year. new evidence ultimately led to Mladin's arrest by the Cild Abuse Sqaud on March 13, court documents state. Mladin's significant medical issues and the impending court delays triggered by COVID-19 were also raised during the application for bail. After close to a fortnight behind bars, the Kirkham man was granted strict conditional bail in Campbelltown Local Court on the condition of his mum posting a bail surety of $50,000. The 48-year-old has to be chaperoned by an adult when in the company of a child under the age of 16. he has also surrendered his passport.