NOWRA man Joshua Duke will be back in Nowra Local Court on October 22.
Duke, 30, appeared in Nowra Local Court on Tuesday via video link from the Goulburn Correctional Centre before Magistrate Dr Gabriel Fleming.
He faces numerous charges including allegedly committing three armed robberies in 24 hours in January as well as escaping from custody.
Duke escaped from the South Coast Correctional Centre on June 8 and had been on the run for 19 days before being arrested at an address in Robinia Way, Worrigee.
In an earlier hearing it was alleged Duke held up service stations at Albion Park, Tomerong and Batemans Bay between 2am on January 15 and 12.30am on January 16.
Police charges tendered to the court claimed Duke was armed with a 7.62mm semi-automatic rifle.
Duke faces 54 charges, including robbery while armed with a dangerous weapon, firing a firearm at other than a dwelling with disregard to safety, two counts of failing to stop in a police pursuit and driving recklessly, using an offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention, resist police and assault police.
He was also charged with driving while disqualified, failing to appear in court, driving a conveyance without consent, larceny, malicious damage of property, take and drive conveyance, using misleading number plates, enter enclosed lands and goods in custody suspected of being stolen.
He did not apply for bail, which was formally refused, and he will reappear in Nowra Local Court on October 22.