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How to commission a correctional centre

If you have ever built a house, you’ll know that the work hasn’t finished just because the tradies have packed up their utes and moved on. There are lots of things to check and inevitably things that need fixing. A light that doesn’t work, or guttering...

New correctional officers graduate at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

New correctional officers celebrate graduation into frontline of public safety

Lotus Glen Correctional Centre formally welcomed nine new Custodial Correctional Officers Officers equipped with highest level of training as part of 10-week paid program QCS actively recruiting for a variety of roles   Queensland Corrective Services inducted nine new Custodial Correctional Officers (CCO) to the frontline...

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Media Alert: Prisoners lend a helping hand after TC Kirrily

Prisoners from Townsville Correctional Complex have rolled up their sleeves and started their chainsaws to assist with the TC Kirrily cleanup. Prisoners from Townsville Men's Low Security Farm and Winton, Boulia and Julia Creek Work Camps have deployed to the Billabong Sanctuary, which suffered significant damage...

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Commissioner’s Awards for National Corrections Day 2024

Commissioner’s Awards for National Corrections Day 2024 Safety - demonstrating outstanding commitment to the safety and security of our facilities and the community. Winner - Maximum Security Unit at Woodford Correctional Centre. Excellence – demonstrating excellence in job performance, innovation and dedication to Queensland Corrective Services. Winner - Specialised...

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First Lockyer Valley Correctional Centre recruits graduate

Recruits have completed rigorous 10-week Custodial Correctional Officer training for Queensland’s newest correctional centre Officers equipped with highest level of training to join the front line of public safety The 1536-bed Lockyer Valley Correctional Centre will focus on rehabilitation to reduce reoffending   A...

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New correctional officers improve community safety in Townsville

Eleven Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety in Townsville Four officers awarded coveted National Medal and three officers received Long Service and Good Conduct medals Officers equipped with highest level of training   Queensland Corrective Services inducted 11 more Custodial Correctional Officers (CCO)...

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Prisoners help Queensland prepare for Cyclone Jasper

Low risk prisoners at Innisfail Work Camp are playing an important role in helping the town prepare for Cyclone Jasper, assisting the SES and Cassowary Coast Regional Council. The prisoners have been working in the community to prepare for storm season, clearing drains and gutters and...

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New correctional officers improve community safety in South East Queensland

  More than 60 Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety Three officers awarded National and Long Service and Good Conduct Medals Officers equipped with highest level of training   Queensland Corrective Services inducted a staggering 60 plus Custodial Correctional Officers (CCO) to the frontline...

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Take a look inside – Margaret’s story

Today is International Volunteers Day! We wanted to shine the spotlight on our dedicated volunteer, Margaret. Her passion for sewing is changing lives at the Brisbane North Community Corrections. She selflessly donates her time to teach community service participants sewing skills, helping them create quilts out...