Prisoners give back to community with Uniforms 4 Kids

Women prisoners are providing beautiful handmade clothing to children in need thanks to a program being run out of Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC). As part of a partnership between Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) and Uniforms 4 Kids, prisoners at BWCC have been repurposing law enforcement...

New correctional officers help keep Queensland communities safe

  Thirteen new Custodial Correctional Officers joined the ranks in Queensland on Wednesday at a graduation ceremony at the Queensland Corrective Services Academy. Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan and Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner James Koulouris, Organisational Capability, congratulated the graduates of the Custodial Officer Entry Level...

QCS and QPS officers in Townsville contri-brew-te to community safety

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) and the Queensland Police Service (QPS) are meeting on hallowed grounds in Townsville next week to talk with locals about community safety.   The collaborative event will be held on Tuesday 17 December at The Willows Shopping Centre, starting at 10:30am – 12:30pm...

Bowen prisoners pitch in for Meals on Wheels

  The Bowen Women’s Work Camp has been praised as a “great contribution to the team” for their work at the Bowen branch of Meals on Wheels, maintaining the grounds and helping out in the kitchen. Bowen Meals on Wheels treasurer Chris Storrie said the women from...

Community safety lifts with graduation of Central Queensland officers

Central Queensland has welcomed 10 new custodial correctional officers to the front line of public safety following a graduation at Rockhampton today. The officers, bound for service at the Capricornia Correctional Centre (CCC), affirmed their commitment to the humane containment and rehabilitation of prisoners at the...

International Human Rights Day – a focus on decision making

  https://youtu.be/ABndggTk7ds At QCS, people are our business. We are committed to the safety of our communities through the humane containment of prisoners, and through the supervision and rehabilitation of offenders. While human rights have always been a significant consideration for QCS, the introduction of Queensland’s historic Human...

Targeted search at Numinbah uncovers drugs

A targeted search of Numinbah Correctional Centre last week located a significant quantity of dangerous drugs and paraphernalia. Deputy General Manager, Julie Steinheuer ACM said that stopping the drugs from being circulated into the prison has prevented a significant risk to staff and prisoner safety. “As part...

Officer assaulted at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a Custodial Correctional Officer was spat on during an incident with a prisoner at Lotus Glenn Correctional Centre today. A group of officers were escorting a prisoner to the medical centre late this morning when the prisoner spat in a...

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