She was single with two children and received a carers allowance.
The 48-year-old woman was in a red Corolla which had been hired after her own care was involved in a collision, the court was told.
He was fined $2500 and lost his licence for six months as a result of the incident.
From time to time we will all be unhappy with the decisions others make.
The spokeswoman said there was no higher priority for the department than to provide a safe environment for children, young people, staff and visitors.
Just days after he married his beloved wife, Megan, the family was on a plane to Tasmania to celebrate the union - and take part in some competitive racing.
Police attended the scene and seized the tomahawk.
The woman was set to face the court on one charge of stealing on Tuesday.
The outburst was made in front of four students who were signing in.
The woman was taken to hospital in a stable condition.
Coming from Newcastle in New South Wales, Carlie completed an arts degree before moving to the Fraser Coast. She has been with the Chronicle since 2007.