Charlotte Emma Price, 30, is facing charges of forgery and attempted fraud.
Charlotte Emma Price, 30, is facing charges of forgery and attempted fraud.

Nurse hopeful pleads guilty to attempted fraud

A SUNSHINE Coast woman has pleaded guilty to attempting to dishonestly gain employment for herself as a registered nurse.

It's alleged that Charlotte Emma Price, 30, uttered a forged document at Sippy Downs and attempted fraud at Alexandra Headland between August and September last year.

She was charged for the alleged offending on November 7 last year.

Ms Price faced Maroochydore Magistrates Court on Wednesday charged with forgery and uttering, uttering a forged document and attempted fraud - dishonestly gain benefit.

She pleaded guilty to all three charges.

The matters were previously heard by the court in November when lawyer David Crews asked that Ms Price's bail condition to report to police weekly be removed.

Magistrate Rod Madsen refused, saying there were allegations the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency had problems tracking her down to investigate the matter.

"If I remember correctly this lady is working as a nurse or something like that and she's from overseas and she has been working interstate at times," Mr Madsen said.

" … So it might be the plan to make sure doesn't get to far away and that people know where she is."

The matter was adjourned to March 26 for sentencing.


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