Two new Assistant Commissioners to help shape future Organisational Capability

[embed]https://youtu.be/ANEL77i87L8[/embed] Applications are open for two new Assistant Commissioners to help shape the future of QCS and the agency’s Organisational Capability Division. The Assistant Commissioner, Policy and Legal Command (General Legal Counsel) and Assistant Commissioner, Ministerial, Communications and Executive Services Command will be responsible for a number...

Improving prison safety through better health

The safety of officers will increase in Queensland prisons as QCS and Queensland Health develop and implement the Prisoner Health and Wellbeing Strategy. QCS is working closely with Queensland Health on the strategy with the main focus being to provide prisoners with healthcare that is equivalent...

New program to help officers Stand TALR

Townsville Correctional Centre officers were the first in Queensland to participate in an innovative international program to improve mental health and break the stigma of mental health challenges last month. The program was developed by the Western Australian Prison Officer Union in 2017 and is a...

Independent review of Townsville Correctional Complex kicks off

A comprehensive independent workplace review of Townsville Correctional Complex will start next week. An independent workplace investigator was engaged by Queensland Corrective Services to undertake the review of Townsville Correctional Complex. Fahl E.R., a specialist employee relations company, will commence work on the review with briefings from...

Community service workers sew cool neckties for bushfire volunteers

Offenders under the supervision of Queensland Corrective Services are helping fire fighters and volunteers keep cool in bushfire affected areas of New South Wales and on the Sunshine Coast. As part of a community service project, a group of offenders under supervision in the community have...

National Corrections Day 2020 Commissioner’s Awards recipients announced

The Story and Victoria bridges lit up in blue and silver on Friday 17 January to celebrate National Corrections Day, recognising the important work of corrective services officers in protecting communities across Australia. The 2020 theme was aimed at acknowledging the Everyday people making a difference...

QCS officers to be recognised for service on National Corrections Day

[embed]https://youtu.be/_VhPBgNApLE[/embed] The Story and Victoria bridges will light up in blue and silver on Friday to celebrate National Corrections Day, recognising the important work of corrective services officers in protecting communities across Australia. As a top tier front line public safety agency, our workforce is our greatest...

Meet the Escort and Security Branch officer with a heart of gold

You can tell from the moment you meet Stella what a caring and thoughtful person she is - but you can also tell she doesn’t sit still for long. A well respected and established member of the Escort and Security Branch (ESB) team, Stella is approaching...

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