Take a Look Inside: Mandy’s story

This week we take a look inside Mount Isa Community Corrections where Mandy works in the important role of Administration Officer. Mandy is the first point of contact for both new and existing supervised individuals during their rehabilitation journey. Lock in your future. Visit corrections.qld.gov.au/careers/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVt2jtbMiMw...

Doug’s story

  Today’s #takealookinside Tuesday we travel to Lotus Glen Low Custody Correctional Centre to meet Doug. Doug is passionate about offenders returning to their families with job ready skills, being able to fit back into the community and live meaningful lives. Lotus Glen Low Custody farm is...

Camryn’s story

  Meet Camryn, an Electronic Monitoring Surveillance Officer, for this week’s #takealookinside Tuesday, Camryn commenced working for the department while studying Justice at university. Camryn monitors offenders with electronic ankle tags located all around Queensland. She wants people to know there is so much more to...

Setting strong foundations for Community Corrections

17 new Community Corrections officers graduated this week alongside 3 Cultural Liaison Officers New approach to Community Corrections training delivering benefits for officers, communities and individuals under supervision Community Corrections is key to keeping Queensland communities safe by supervising individuals and supporting long-term behaviour...

Op-Ed: Breaking incarceration cycles for lasting generational change

Queensland Corrective Services Chief Superintendent for First Nations and Cultural Capability, Wendy Ah Chin, proud Waanyi woman from North Queensland As Queensland maps its course on the Path to Treaty, Queensland Corrective Services recognises its important role in addressing the over-representation of First Nations people...

Queensland Corrective Services officers recognised in Honour List

• Three Queensland Corrective Services officers receive prestigious Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) • Officers recognised for creating stronger, safer communities • The ACM recognises distinguished service by an operational member of an Australian state or territory civilian corrections service for adults. Three Queensland Corrective Services officers have been...

Capricornia Correctional Centre launches the Disrupting Family Violence Program

 Capricornia Correctional Centre (CAPCC) launches program to tackle domestic and family violence.  The Disrupting Family Violence Program (DFVP) is a perpetrator program delivered over 10 weeks.  Program involves officers from Custodial Operations, Community Corrections, and violence specialists. Capricornia Correctional Centre has launched the Disrupting Family...

Meet Bec, Probation Services Officer

Are you curious about what goes on inside the world of probation services? Well, meet Bec, a dedicated Probation Services Officer at Rockhampton Community Corrections. Bec's work involves engaging with offenders, helping them develop new skills and positive habits to reduce their risk of reoffending....

Return to Custody

An 83-year-old man was returned to custody today after breaching his parole order conditions. Queensland Corrective Services applied to Parole Board Queensland for the suspension of the man’s exceptional circumstances parole order after he breached the conditions of the order, which included not leaving his approved...

QCS officers recognised on International Women’s Day

Five Queensland Corrective Services’ officers have been recognised for their efforts to protect communities and advance gender equality today on International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March). QCS Deputy Commissioner Gary McCahon congratulated the winners for their outstanding efforts at an exclusive International Women’s Day event hosted...