In an horrific incident, an Australian repeatedly raped his daughter and pimped her for strangers to abuse her while he watched but what was really creepy was that he told police that 'it was fun while it lasted'.

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He was on Thursday, jailed for 22-and-a-half.

The 42-year old father, who cannot be named to protect the girl's identity, admitted 61 offences between 2013 and 2015 when his daughter was aged between 11 and 13. He also arranged for six other men, whom he met online, to have sex with her while he watched or participated.

According to Australian media reports, on one occasion when the father and another man were filming, the girl was shown shackled to a bed, wearing a dog collar with the word 'bitch' on it. The footage of the film also showed a girl struggling against men grabbing her and pleading 'stop, please dad'.

The men were finally arrested by detectives after a tip-off from the public.

When the father was taken to the court, he admitted that he regretted his deeds but also said that 'it was fun while it lasted', "I really want to get out of this scene. I am going to be honest, it was fun while it lasted but it went way over the line,"

In jailing him, District Court Judge Philip Eaton said the abuse would likely have "lasting and irreparable consequences" for the girl, who lived with her father after her parents separated.

"You completely disregarded her welfare," he said. "I have no doubt that you derived perverse sexual enjoyment while doing so."

One of the other men involved, church pastor David Volmer, was sentenced to 10 years' jail last November who had sex with the girl after her father answered an advert he placed online for sexual massages.

Two other men have also been jailed with three more still before the courts.