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Blue Card system review
People in remote indigenous communities experience barriers entering into the workforce as a result of the Working with Children legislation. The reason is that much of the available work is with government agencies and NGO's and it is in the social services area, where "Blue Cards" are a typical job requirement. People in indigenous communities tend to have significantly more substantial criminal records than the average "mainstream" individual. The strict Blue Card regime is therefore often a barrier in obtaining work. The CLC with our local member of parliament to amend the legislation by introducing a community specific Blue Card.
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|Project uploaded to CLEAR||7th February 2017|
|Contact Person||Dr Berry Zondag|
|Contact Position||CEO / Principal Solicitor|
|Contact Phone||07 47457278|
We have reached the stage where a draft amendment bill has been drafted.
As this project has exceeded its review date it is recommended that the author/auspicing agency be
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|Review Date||7th February 2018|
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