On 21 September 2016, the Premier of Queensland requested the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) undertake a review of the blue card system, the approval and monitoring processes for foster carers (including kinship carers and provisionally approved carers) and pressure points in child protection service delivery.

The QFCC will work with stakeholders and an established Expert Panel to identify opportunities for improvement in the blue card system and foster care approval and monitoring processes.

The consultation process will include:

Written submissions in response to two discussion papers are now open and close on 23 December. To view the discussion papers and make a submission visit the QFCC website.

Register for a regional forum here.

For more information about the review visit the QFCC website.

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