A former political adviser has admitted to several child exploitation offences while appearing in court on Monday.
Benjamin John Waters, 38, was arrested in March this year as part of an investigation into another person by the SA Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET).
He was charged with accessing and transmitting child abuse material using a carriage service, with the offences alleged to have occurred between January 20 and 26 this year.
He was also charged with possessing illegal material on March 30 which depicted children under the age of 14 years as well as between 14-17 years.
Appearing in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on Monday, he pleaded guilty to all charges against him.