Does this mean I should contact Education Queensland and offer my services 
as a speaker?  I'd rather not lecture to children, but maybe talking to some 
teachers might help clear up some of the misunderstandings about the project 
that seem to be endemic in EQ.  Or would I need to be accredited by WM-au 
before I could count as a "volunteer guest"?

Craig Franklin
PO Box 1093
Toombul, Q, 4012
Australia - Australia's Favourite Source of Indie Music, Art, 
and Culture.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Zero" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Wikimedia-au" <>
Sent: Monday, December 01, 2008 5:43 PM
Subject: [personal] Re: [Wikimediaau-l] English Teachers' Association 

> Just answering my own question of 10 minutes ago, I found an FAQ for
> who needs a blue card in QLD, and it affirmed my guess. We're exempt
> if it's for guest speaking.
> Specifically, you don't need a card If you are "a volunteer guest of a
> school or registered charity, incorporated association or corporation
> for 10 days or less on no more than two occasions per year for the
> purpose of observing or supplying information or entertainment to 10
> or more people, who is unlikely to be physically present with a child
> while no other adult is present"
> As I presumed before, a blue card's not required. There are probably
> slight variations according to each state, but I bet that it's the
> same general idea.
> For something further, like a workshop for how to use wikis, would
> probably require a card though. I don't know about the "approved
> visitor" list from the department, but that means we could personally
> have two lists, depending on what we wish to do. People who can do
> volunteer speaking, and those who can do works in actual classes.
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 5:26 PM, Zero <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> What do you mean it's not required for WMA purposes, though? Do you
>> mean that the check probably isn't needed because this is just guest
>> speaking? It's not like we're undertaking employment or interacting
>> with children on a regular basis, so that makes sense.
> -- 
> Always here,
> Zero
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