COVID-19 restrictions eased to Stage 1 statewide

Due to the remarkable effort to contain the COVID-19 cases at the Queensland Corrective Services Academy and the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre, we are able relax the restrictions at all of our centres and offices. Queensland Health has advised that we are able to recommence personal...

Officer assaulted, Wolston Correctional Centre

A custodial correctional officer has been assaulted by a prisoner at Wolston Correctional Centre this morning. Officers were conducting a welfare check on a prisoner in the Detention Unit this morning when he became non-compliant and punched the officer in the side of the head....

Dam project to tap cleaner water into Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

An 18-month project to improve the water supply to Lotus Glen Correctional Centre (LGCC) is almost finished, with the completion of two dams with a combined storage of 15 megalitres. The dams were constructed near the centre’s existing water storage pond by contractors from Wattos Earthmoving,...

COVID-19 update, restrictions eased further

Due to the remarkable effort to contain the COVID-19 cases at the Queensland Corrective Services Academy and the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre, we are able relax the restrictions at some of our centres and offices. We are able to recommence personal visits as of September 21...

Officers injured, Brisbane Correctional Centre

Three custodial correctional officers have been injured following an interaction with a prisoner at Brisbane Correctional Centre yesterday. At 5pm, officers were interacting with a prisoner when he became argumentative and aggressive. As officers were trying to restrain him, he threw several punches at...

Officer inured, Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Two custodial correctional officers has been taken to hospital after restraining a prisoner at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre yesterday. At 4.15pm, officers in a secure unit were forced to restrain a prisoner who was non-compliant and lashing out violently. The prisoner was restrained and taken...

Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre eases restrictions

Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre will revert to Stage 3 restrictions today after the completion of the two week quarantine period following two officers testing positive to COVID-19. This means that the centre remains closed to all but essential officers and visitors, but prisoners will be unlocked...

Officer injured, Townsville Correctional Centre

A custodial correctional officer was taken to hospital after he was bitten by a prisoner at Townsville Correctional Centre yesterday. A prisoner was in the Detention Unit yesterday afternoon and when officers were conducting a welfare check on him, he bit an officer on the arm. The...

Corrections Dog Carrie noses out $48,000 drug haul

Excellent sniffing by Passive Alert Drug Detection dog Carrie led to drugs worth an estimated $48,000 being seized from a woman intending to visit Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC) last month. Carrie and her handler were taking part in a joint weekend operation by Queensland Corrective Services...

COVID-19 restrictions eased

Following advice from Queensland Health, we are we now able to relax restrictions at Woodford Correctional Centre, Wolston Correctional Centre, Borallon Training and Correctional Centre; and Escort and Security Branch (Escorts) effective today (4 September). These Centres will revert to Stage 3 restrictions. There are a small...

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