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The Blue Card is an approved EU-wide work permit (Council Directive 2009/50/EC) allowing highly skilled non-EU citizens to work and live in 25 of the 27 countries within the European Union, excluding Denmark and Ireland, which are not subject to the proposal. The term Blue Card was coined by the think tank Bruegel, inspired by the United States' Green Card and making reference to the European flag which is blue with twelve golden stars.The Blue Card proposal presented by the European Commission offers a one-track procedure for non-EU citizens to apply for a work permit, which would be valid for up to three years, but can be renewed thereafter. Those who are granted a blue card will be given a series of rights, such as favourable family reunification rules. The proposal also encourages geographic mobility within the EU, between different member states, for those who have been granted a blue card. The legal basis for this proposal was Article 63(3) and (4) of the Treaty of Rome (now Article 79 TFEU).

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    QLD Blue card Negative notice

    My question is regarding a negative notice removal on my blue card. Some background- When I was 20, I was working as a disability support worker and already had my Blue card. I was charged by the police for supply of a dangerous drug (Steroids). I had not actually supplied anything to anyone as...
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    Does DVO stop you to get a blue card?

    If a past partner who you dated gets DVO against you because you keep contacting then, would it affect you to get a blue card?
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    NSW Possession of Drugs with No Conviction - Effects on Employment?

    Hi, I was caught with possession of drugs a few years ago. I got no conviction, good behaviour for 12 months, no fine and just had to pay a court fee. I am now trying to enrol in prac for my masters degree and I had some setbacks with my blue card with the incident but it was approved and they...
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    QLD Will DVO Affect My Profession and Blue Card?

    Hi Folks, Background: My wife and I have been having problems for about a year, and there are always two sides to every coin. I was fighting the "black dog" and chronic back pain for the last half of this year. She has always enjoyed a wine or two but then it started getting serious when...
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    QLD How Long will Offence Stay on Police Check?

    Hi, 8 years ago, I had an over PMT from Centrelink. I did go to court but there was no conviction and the debit has been paid in full. I was working in a role in 2013 and had to obtain a blue card do a check was done and there were no problems. I have recently started looking for work and...
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    QLD How to Deal with Domestic Violence Order and False Accusations?

    I have had a DVO (Domestic Violence Order) put on me from someone I was trying to help out and I was not in a relationship with this person but still had a DVO put on me. She has lied on the DVO stating that we rented a house together and that we were in a relationship. She was staying with me...
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    QLD Father's Concern Over Au Pair and Child Supervision

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