Qld man in court over child abuse material

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A Queensland man is due to face court after police found child abuse material on his laptop and in his online cloud storage.

Australian Federal Police found the material during a raid the 43-year-old man's home at Karalee, west of Brisbane, on January 21.

It was on his laptop, computer hard drive, a USB and an online cloud storage platform.

He is facing up to 15 years' prison after being charged with possessing child exploitation material and possessing child abuse material obtained or accessed via a carriage service.

The man is due to appear in Ipswich Magistrates Court on Thursday

AFP Detective Superintendent Paula Hudson said the case illustrates that officers will target anyone believed to be involved in child exploitation and sexual abuse.

"This work is gut-wrenching, but our investigators are relentless in their pursuit of anyone sharing or accessing child abuse material, and they will follow-up any information to bring these people to justice," she said in a statement.