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On 1 January 2012, new National WHS laws came into effect.

The new law (Work, Health and Safety Act, 2011) provides for White Cards to be recognised across all States of Australia.

If you are completing the white card for a licence or permit please check with your relevant state regulatory body to ensure that the White Card that will be issued to you will be accepted.

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NSW Worksafe Website states:

Under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 (WHS Regulation), SafeWork NSW recognises all interstate General Construction Induction Training (GIT) cards issued under corresponding Work Health and Safety legislation as well as a range of cards issued under previous arrangements.

For more information: White Card: NSW

SafeWork NSW CPCWHS1001: WA White Card

WA Worksafe Website states:

“Across all States and Territories, including here in WA, both types of cards [ie old Blue Cards, and new White Cards] are accepted by the regulatory authority as evidence that induction training has been completed.”

For more information: White Card: WA

SafeWork WA CPCWHS1001: WA White Card

Victoria Worksafe Website states:

CI Cards issued and/or recognised in Victoria: All CI Cards listed here (see link below) are recognised in Victoria and all other states and territories. All CI Cards must include:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Signature of cardholder
  • Date of issue
  • Card registration number

CI Cards issued in ACT, NT and QLD must also include the RTO number.

For more information: White Card: Victoria

SafeWork VIC CPCWHS1001: WA White Card

Workplace Standards Tasmania Website States:

A person holding a current and valid general construction induction card from another jurisdiction will not need to do general induction training for construction work in Tasmania and will not need to obtain a Tasmanian white card. WorkSafe Tasmania will deem these cards as equivalent to the Tasmanian construction induction scheme and accept them as proof of general induction in Tasmania.

The recognition of white, blue, red and construction induction cards only applies to general induction training (classroom based) for construction work. Principal contractors and employers must ensure that task induction and site–specific induction training is undertaken.

For more information: White Card: TAS

SafeWork TAS CPCWHS1001: WA White Card

The WorkCover/WorkSafe ACT Website states:

The General Construction Induction Card is recognised nationally. Once you have been issued with a General Construction Induction Card, the card is automatically recognised for construction work in any state or territory of Australia. It is important to note that each state and territory may differ in the requirements to have your General Construction Induction Card available for inspection. You should review the relevant legislation to the state or territory you wish to work in, prior to commencing work.

For more information: White Card: ACT

Access Canberra – ACT Government CPCWHS1001: WA White Card

The Workplace Health and Safety Queensland Website states:

To obtain a general construction induction card you will need to undertake training with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that conducts the General Construction Induction training. (Unit of competency – CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry). Once you have successfully completed the training the RTO will issue evidence that you have completed the training and the white card. You should keep evidence of completion of training as it may be required to replace your card in the future.

For more information: White Card: QLD

SafeWork QLD CPCWHS1001: WA White Card

NT Worksafe Website states:

NT WorkSafe recognises all interstate cards if they remain valid in the issuing State/Territory. If a PCBU has concerns over the legitimacy or level of competence, they may request that the training be re-completed

For more information: White Card: NT

SafeWork NT CPCWHS1001: WA White Card

Safework SA Website states:

Before anyone can work on an Australian construction site, they must have attained White Card accreditation.

Issued by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), White Card holders have successfully completed a general induction training course that provides basic knowledge of construction work, work health and safety (WHS) laws, common site hazards and how to control the associated risks.

For more information: White Card: SA

SafeWork SA CPCWHS1001: WA White Card

OVERVIEW AND CONTEXT of National White Card acceptance:

To be able to carry out construction work, a person must complete an introductory safety training course called ‘general construction induction training’. This is also commonly known as ‘white card’ training.

Under the model WHS Act, a PCBU must make sure every worker has completed white card training, including those who have completed training in the past but have not carried out construction work in the last two years. Once a person has completed that training they may apply to a WHS regulator for a white card.

A white card issued in one state or territory or by the Commonwealth is generally recognised Australia wide.

  • For more information about white card training, cross-border recognition, applications and renewal of white cards, contact the WHS Regulator in your state or territory or the Commonwealth.

Source: SafeWork Australia

*All information is drawn from official websites, however as these websites are subject to change without notice, White Card Online Express does not take responsibility for information which may be changed from a day to day basis.

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