AWARD-winning Australian actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with assault and sex offences.
Actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with charged with one count of common assault and eight counts of indecent assault by police in Australia.
The 53 year old actor rose to worldwide fame from his appearance in Home and Away and Neighbours.
On that occasion Scundi said: "He pushed his pelvis into me and moved around so I could feel his penis against my body", It is understood that another actress on the same production has also complained to police about McLachlan indecently assaulting her during the 2014 Rocky Horror season.
"In either event, they are to the best of my knowledge utterly and entirely false".
Craig has been a prominent face on stages and screens in Australia, with a career spanning decades.
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He also released the song Mona (I Need You Baby) and toured the United Kingdom and Europe with his band Check 1-2.
McLachlan is due to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court on February 8.
The former Neighbours star vehemently denied the allegations previously and sued the ABC and Fairfax after the outlets published allegations of harassment.
It is not clear if the charges relate to the allegations made against him by the Rocky Horror Show actresses.
McLachlan will need to travel from his home state of New South Wales for his court appearance.