My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise but a guide to assist you.
Your friend should go to Legal Aid and see a Family Law Solicitor and file an application for a recovery order.
Here is some information.
She can have this filed on an urgent basis.
The police will not assist with getting back the child without the order.
The police can only deal with criminal and violence matters.
But the recovery order is the way to go and it has to be done urgently.
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