Visits cancelled: Capricornia Correctional Centre

Due to possible COVID-19 community exposure sites in Rockhampton, all visits have been cancelled at Capricornia Correctional Centre effective immediately. This is an expansion of the existing restrictions on visits to SEQ prisons. This means that all prisons from Capricornia south to the border and west to...

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...

Take a Look Inside QCS officer profile

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...

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...

Visits recommence at Townsville

16 July 2021 Visits have recommenced at Townsville Correctional Complex in line with eased community restrictions. This means that, following the advice of Queensland Health, the following correctional centres are able to welcome personal visits: Lotus Glen Correctional Centre Townsville Correctional Centre Capricornia Correctional Centre Please contact the...

Visits restrictions ease

COVID-19 restrictions at Stage 2 for most of the state 8 July 2021 On the advice of Queensland Health, we have recommenced personal visits at Lotus Glen and Capricornia correctional centres. Due to the ongoing risk of transmission in the community, other centres in Queensland will move to...

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...

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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