A former Christian Brother has been charged with child sex offences dating back to 1970.
The alleged offences happened during a social event at the Christian Brothers Agricultural School near Tardun.
The boy involved was aged 7 to 8 at the time.
The 77-year-old Broome man has been charged with two counts of indecent dealing with a boy under 14 years.
He is due to appear in the Broome Magistrate's Court on Monday, July 28
If you are or have been a victim of child abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, contact police on 131 444.