Visits cancelled at SEQ prisons

Due to the community transition of COVID-19 Delta variant  and the subsequent lockdown, all visits have been cancelled at in South East Queensland prisons effective immediately. If you have a visit booked today, please do not attend the centre, as you will be turned away. This means...

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Gina, Custodial Correctional Officer (CCO), Brisbane Correctional Centre Gina emigrated from England when she was 14 and joined Queensland Corrective Services as a CCO after graduating from university when she was only 20. For the past eight years, Gina has dedicated her career to community safety working...

Officer assaulted, Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

QCS can confirm that a corrective services officer was injured in an incident with a prisoner at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre yesterday. The officer, who has been praised for their quick thinking and response during the incident, was transported to hospital as a precautionary measure following...

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Scott, Custodial Correctional Officer (CCO), Lotus Glen Correctional Centre. From finance and insurance to public service, CCO Scott joined Queensland Corrective Services five years ago when he was looking for a change, a challenge and a better work life balance. “As a CCO, my job is to...

New Beenleigh Community Corrections office opens

Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan MP and the Commissioner of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS), Paul Stewart APM officially opened the new Beenleigh Community Corrections office at a ceremony last week. The office is a new space for the 22 full time officers who supervise more...

TCC review implementation on track

One year after a comprehensive review of the workplace culture at Townsville Correctional Complex was finalised, all of the local actions recommended by the independent workplace investigator have been implemented. Nearly 30 actions were recommended to address officers’ concerns about the culture at the complex, and...

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(Anuradha (Anu), Senior Case Manager, Rockhampton Community Corrections, Queensland Corrective Services) For the past two and a half years, Anuradha (Anu) has been working with some of the most vulnerable people in our community through her work as a Senior Case Manager at Rockhampton Community...

Elaine Schulz, Custodial Correctional Officer, Capricornia Correctional Centre

Queenslander Elaine spent 25 years in customer service before she realised, she needed a career change. She took advice to join Queensland Corrective Services and 12 years later has never looked back. “A friend who worked at the Townsville Correctional Complex suggested becoming a Custodial Correctional...

New Toowoomba Community Corrections office opens

Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan MP and the Commissioner of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS), Paul Stewart APM officially opened the new Toowoomba Community Corrections office at a ceremony yesterday. The new office provides staff with purpose-built facilities to safely supervise more than 750 offenders from...

Southern Queensland Correctional Centre transition complete

Southern Queensland Correctional Centre (SQCC) is under the management of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) after it successfully transitioned to public administration on 1 July. Following the findings of the Crime and Corruption Commissions Taskforce Flaxton in 2018, the Government announced the transition of Queensland’s two privately...

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