Surname: B
Other Name: Brendan
Hearing Date: 29 Nov 2018
Court: Sunshine Magistrates' Court
Magistrate: Burns
Fraud Amount: $25,835.37

Nature of Offences (Including Act, Section & No of Counts)

Charges:

1 charge of fraudulently obtaining benefits under section 116 of The Transport Accident Act 1986.

Plea: Guilty

Result:

The magistrate sentenced the accused to a 12 month Community Corrections Order with conditions that the accused perform 100 hours of unpaid work. The sentence was imposed with conviction. The accused was also ordered to pay TAC restitution in the amount of $25,835.37 and $500 in costs.

Remarks:

The accused returned to work as a bricklayer whilst in receipt of Loss of Earnings benefits without advising the TAC that the accused had returned to work.

Payable to TAC

Restitution: $25,835.37 Yes
Total Fines: $ N/A
Disbursements: $ N/A
Statutory Costs: $ N/A
Professional Costs: $500 Yes