Harris, 83, was already facing 13 child sex offences,
dating back to the 1980s, as part of an investigation that has led to the
arrest of more than a dozen celebrities.
Prosecutors said the new counts relate to alleged
offences against three females, one aged 7 or 8 in 1968 or 1969, one aged 14 in
1975 and one aged 19 in 1984.
The Crown Prosecution Service said the alleged offences related
to one existing complainant and two new complainants.
Harris had already appeared in court to face nine counts
of indecent assault related to two girls aged under 16 in the 1980s and four
counts of making indecent images of a child last year.
Harris, who has lived in Britain for over 50 years, is
due to appear in court in London to enter a plea on 14 January and a trial date
is set for April 30.
His lawyer was not immediately available for comment
following news of the new charges but has indicated that he intends to plead
not guilty to all charges.
Harris was arrested in March by British police
investigating allegations of child sexual abuse as part of an investigation
triggered by revelations that the late BBC TV host Jimmy Savile was a prolific
child sex abuser.
Harris has been a family favourite in Australia and
Britain for more than 50 years, hosting TV shows and producing chart hits
including “Two Little Boys” and “Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport” while playing the
didgeridoo and his own invention, the wobble board.
The child abuse investigation, called Operation Yewtree,
was set up after it emerged following Savile's death in 2011 that the TV star
of the 1970s and 1980s committed sex crimes on an unprecedented scale over six
The operation developed three strands: one looking at
Savile, a second at allegations against “Savile and others”, and a third on
complaints arising against people unconnected to Savile. Harris fell into the
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