Safe Salvos: State Legislative Checks (ACT, NSW & QLD)
These state checks are called: Working With Children Check (NSW) / Vulnerable People Check (ACT) / Blue Card (QLD) depending on which state you are in.
These checks are a prerequisite for anyone in child-related work, whether it be paid employment or a volunteer role. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct. This is a legal requirement according to state/territory legislation.
Legislation differs for each state, so make sure you have met the relevant requirements for your state.
If you are working with children or young people, it is vital that you have an understanding of the legal requirements needed to ensure everyone is safe.
For the respective state checks click the links below:
- ACT - Vulnerable People Check
- NSW - Working With Children
- QLD - Blue Card