The ABC understands a South Australian MP has been arrested and charged with child pornography offences.
The MP cannot be named but police arrested him at his home on Wednesday evening and took him to the City Watch House.
Police searched a car parked in his driveway and left with several items.
The MP has been charged with possession of child pornography, aggravated possession of child pornography and two counts of taking steps to access child pornography.
Police say the man was arrested as part of Operation Decimate which targets offenders who use the internet for child exploitation related offences.
He has been released on bail and will appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on May 20.