The Commission's Act places obligations on applicants and card holders.
Failure to comply with these obligations may attract penalties.
Change in personal information
You must advise the Commission of:
Change in employment circumstances
You must advise the Commission:
Please note, if you hold a volunteer or student blue card (for which you have not paid a fee) and you propose to move into paid employment or to commence a regulated child-related business, you must lodge the appropriate transfer form and pay the prescribed fee.
You will be issued with a new card with an additional three years validity from the date of issue.
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Lost or stolen cards
You must advise the Commission if your blue card or exemption card is lost or stolen within 14 days and pay a fee for a replacement card.
Renewing your blue card
A positive notice and blue card is valid for three years. If you wish to continue in regulated employment, you will need to renew your blue card before it expires. You must:
Please note, exemption cards do not have an expiry date and remain valid as long as the card holder remains a registered teacher or police officer in Queensland.
Change in police information
The Commission constantly monitors your police information and if a relevant change occurs that might affect your eligibility to work with children, then your application or status as a card holder will be reassessed.
You must immediately notify the Commission and your employer if there is a change in your police information.
Please note that you do not have to provide the details of any offence/s to your employer, only that a change has occurred.
Suspension of blue card or exemption card
If your blue card or exemption card is suspended you must not:
You must return your positive notice letter and blue card to the Commission within seven days.
Once the charge is finalised in court and your eligibility to hold a card is re-assessed, you and your employer/volunteer organisation/education provider (if applicable) will be notified of the outcome of the re-assessment (i.e. whether your card is continued or the suspended card is cancelled and a negative notice is issued).
Cancellation of blue card or exemption card
If your blue card or exemption card is cancelled you must not:
You must return your positive notice letter and blue card to the Commission immediately.
Last updated: 22 June, 2012
Once you have applied for or hold a positive notice and card, you must notify the Commission of any of the following changes:
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