All children have the right to be safe and protected from harm. Blue Card Services administers the Blue Card system – Queensland’s working with children check. Working with children checks provide a check of a person’s criminal history and is also an ongoing assessment of your eligibility to work with children while you are on placement.

Upon approval of your application , you will receive  a Positive Notice and a Blue Card, granting you the authority  to work with children during placements for a period of for 3 years. It is essential to note that if you are required to possess a valid Blue Card, it is unlawful to commence or continue your placement without one. The responsibility lies with you to maintain  a valid Blue Card throughout your placement.

Your placement provider may request to inspect your Blue Card at any time, so it is advisable to always keep it with you during your placement.