Queensland Blue Cards Application

If you are applying to for Gold Coast Schoolies, you need to apply for a QLD Blue Card. Please download the instruction and application form here: 2019 Blue Card Application.

Victoria Working with Children Check

If you are applying to SummerSalt South Coast, you will need to apply for a Victoria WWCC. Please fill in the following online application: Victoria WWCC Online Application

Please read and follow instructions on the website carefully. You will need to fill in the following details in your application:

Type of application: Volunteer Check
Organisation Detail
Name: Power to Change
Address: PO BOX 565 Mulgrave VIC 3170
Phone: 03 9014 7584
Occupational work code: 64 Religious Organisations

Once you have completed your online application, you need to lodge it at a Australia Post retail outlet.
When you go to a participating Australia Post retail outlet, you need to take:
1) the Application Summary and Receipt that you printed at the end of the online application
2) a passport-size photo of yourself
3) documents that prove your identity
Note: Volunteer Checks are free.

The process will take 3-12 weeks, so please apply for your WWCC card ASAP.
Once you have been issued with your WWCC card, please email your card number and expiry date to Andy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Global Missions

If you’re applying for Mission Megumi, Acts 29 or Pacific Propulsion click ‘International Missions 2019’ to begin your application.

If you do not have a TheKey account, you can create one here

  • Humility, Sacrifice, Love...from a manger.

    - by Liz Folland, Missionary, Sydney   One of my favorite hymns is Away in a Manger... “Away in a manger, no crib for a bed,               the little Lord Jesus laid down His sweet head. The stars in the sky look down where He lay, the little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay.” Those words paint such a picture for me of that first Christmas. In a bed borrowed from cattle and sheep, lit by the borrowed light of a starry night, with a family resting in a cave borrowed from an innkeeper or shepherds; the Saviour of the world was born. What a humble, simple beginning for anyone, but especially for a king.

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  • Study shows big impact of Christian uni ministry on student lives - with Rowan Kemp…

    A new study of student wellbeing at Sydney University carried out by McCrindle Research highlights the positive impacts that faith groups are having in the lives of students on campus. Dominic Steele speaks with Rowan Kemp from the Sydney University Evangelical Union and Geoffrey Folland from Power to Change USYD about the impact of the gospel on campus life. McCrindle research has recently found that students who belong to faith groups will rate their experiences in those groups much more highly than their experiences at university generally. 

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  • I have a confession...

    You see, I’m not really much of an evangelist but I am convinced that Jesus wants us to share His truth with those who don’t know Him. Of course we believe that deep down everyone has a deep hunger for God, and the spiritual, and sometimes we see this expressed in a multitude of ways. The problem is that if I walked up to my work colleague or neighbour and asked if I could share the message of Jesus with them, I’m afraid the door would slam shut so quickly that I’d have to jump out of the way and just be left with a bruised ego. There goes that relationship now that the cat’s out of the bag as we will now live in a state of perpetual awkward hello's and quiet gossip to others to watch out for the Christian weirdo. We’re a nation of battlers but seriously…

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  • Power to Change: 40 Years In Queensland!

    There was a collective murmur as one of the international graduates, Jenna, got up in front of a large crowd at the Power to Change Queensland 40th anniversary celebration. Melody, a Chinese graduate, had just shared how she became a Christian soon after she arrived in Australia and then had the privilege of leading Fiona to Christ. Fiona then shared, via a video from China, how she had led Jenna to Christ. 

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  • On a journey...but not there yet!

    John Altman is a lawyer, an ordained Anglican minister and a donor of Power to Change. In God’s eyes, any job or giving is good when He takes you on a journey of generous giving. While he was studying arts and law at Melbourne University, two major life-changes happened. He met Kathy, the love of his life and then Jesus, the Lord of his life. Both John and Kathy gave their lives to Christ at university. As a law graduate, he found work in a large commercial law firm. John shared,  “It was in the mid-80s, an era in the corporate culture where ‘greed is good.' I left after two years and worked for the State government in the Equal Opportunity Tribunal.” That was a better fit, but the Lord was stirring in his heart.

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  • The Second Time Around

    As a wife and mum of three children, juggling both ministry and family is not easy, but for Vanessa Vanderbusch, she takes joy that she can engage in ministry and be challenged to continue to grow and develop as a leader.

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