A former member of the Wesley Hill Public Hall Committee of Management in Castlemaine has been found guilty of obtaining property by deception and sentenced to a 24-month community corrections order.
Sociana Murray entered a guilty plea in the Melbourne Magistrates' Court to one charge of obtaining property by deception over a 19-month period between 2014 and 2016.
The Magistrate ordered Ms Murray to pay $39,785.42 in compensation and to undertake 100 hours of unpaid community work, along with conditions of supervision, treatment and rehabilitation.
The matter was referred to IBAC by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning under the mandatory notification requirements that came into effect in 2016.
The Wesley Hill Public Hall Committee of Management is responsible for the day to day running of the Wesley Hill Public Hall in Castlemaine.
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