PACE Alert - Important
A word of warning....if you have orders were your kids should be listed on the PACE Alert.........call the AFP and confirm!
When BF & I got our consent orders (2005) they included both the kids being put on the PACE Alert as BF has most of his family overseas and he had the kids passports and wouldnt surrender them (he paid for them ergo they were his!!).
Fast forward to this year...things are much better with BF these days (hallelujah!!!) and he asked if he could take BD to see family back to his home country. I agreed so I set about having her removed from the PACE alert......this meant changing the consent orders then sending a copy to the Federal Police to have her removed. I faxed everything necessary to them last Wed, they rang Thurs asking for a certified copy of my drivers licence. I finally got that done, rang them to make sure there wasnt anything else I needed to send.....only to be told I'd have to sent everything again because 'do you realise how much paperwork we have go through this office'...........ummmmm......'no, but I would have thought you'd log everything???' I told them I'd send my licence through and if they couldnt find the original stuff, call me and I'd sent it tomorrow. Just got a call from AFP......apparently BD and BS were never put on the PACE Alert ........... EVER.........!!!!
Just gotta love bureaucracy.
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