The Queensland Blue Books give details of people employed in the Queensland Civil Service for the year of publication. After listings of various appointed and elected Government officers and members, the larger part of this volume records appointments by department.
Information generally given for each appointment:
- Class under Civil Service Act (Ordinary or Professional)
- Date of Appointment
- By whom appointed, and under what Instrument
- Annual Salary
- Date of First Appointment under Government of Queensland or New South Wales