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Psychiatrist sentenced over $44,000 fraud

A Victorian psychiatrist has been fined and placed on a two-year community correction order for defrauding the Victorian WorkCover Authority of $44,000.

The 61-year-old committed the offences over an 18-month period from March 2012 at a drug and alcohol hospital where he provided consulting psychiatric services to a number of VWA clients.

According a report in The Age, the Victorian County Court heard the