Vicki has written to Chief Police Officer Michael Phelan asking him to reconsider:
- “It is also quite a feather in the cap of the AFP itself to be able to send ambassadors of the AFP and Canberra to a prestigious and world-renowned festival such as the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, which is broadcast on television world-wide.
“Importantly, it’s also recognition of the considerable personal time they put in to the activities of the band, often above and beyond the call of duty.
“And yet, the applications were rejected because they don’t meet the guidelines. It would be hard to imagine that any guidelines could cover every situation, especially one as unique as this. Surely the guidelines offer some flexibility a situation like this.
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Is it such an unreasonable request?