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... In 2005, the High Court of Australia was advised that the prosecution and/or police had withheld evidence which showed his innocence, and overturned his conviction ... One aspect of the decision of the High Court in determining the Andrew Mallard case was quoted by the majority as an important factor in their decision to uphold the appeal ... Terry Irving was convicted in 1993 of the armed robbery of a Cairns bank, and sentenced to eight years imprisonment ...
... In September 1941, Irving accepted an offer from the Army's Adjutant-General, Major General Victor Stantke, to lead the newly-formed Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) ... her family background and guiding experience, and Irving later acknowledged that she had "no qualifications at all" for the position ... Irving was based at the AWAS' headquarters in Melbourne throughout the war ...
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—Washington Irving (17831859)
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