Queensland’s Working With Children Card, the Blue Card, is different from a National Police Check. In many cases, we believe it is important for people who are seeking a Blue Card, to also have a Police Check. This is because the Blue Card Police Check (which theoretically is ongoing) focusses on child related offences. So potentially it is possible for a criminal (with a no children related conviction) to hold a Blue Card.
We will be writing more information about this in future blog posts.
Meanwhile here is an official video overview of the QLD Blue Card created and posted on Youtube by “Blue Card Services” Department of the Queensland Government: