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2013 prosecution summaries

October 2013

Debra Collins aka Gordana Stojkovic

In 2005 and during four other periods between 2009 and 2011 a worker, whilst in receipt of workers compensation payments, failed to notify the insurer of her secondary employment.

After a WorkCover investigation Debra Collins aka Gordana Stojkovic was charged with five breaches of section 178BA and a single breach of section 192E(1)(b) of the Crimes Act 1900.

On the 22 October 2013 the defendant was convicted by the Court and sentenced to two concurrent nine month terms of imprisonment, wholly suspended pursuant to section 12 of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 on the condition that she enter a good behavior bond for that period.

She was also ordered to perform 100 hours of community service, fined $500 and ordered to pay $24,918.18 in restitution.