Monday, 9 September 2019 - 9:00am
You may have read about recent changes to the blue card system.
The following changes took place on 1 July 2019:
- The range of offences that disqualify a person from applying for a blue card have been extended.
- A new framework was established for dealing with charges and convictions for serious offences.
- It is now a mandatory requirement for all adult household members residing in a home where stand-alone care is provided to children to hold blue cards.
- An automatic stay of Queensland and Civil Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) blue card review decisions has been introduced.
To find out more or read about the changes, please visit the Blue Card Services website.