Death in Custody – Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that a prisoner died at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre this morning. The 34-year-old non-Indigenous man was in a single occupancy cell. He was found unresponsive at approximately 4am this morning. Officers immediately commenced CPR and called Queensland Ambulance Service, however the man...

Officers injured Capricornia Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a two custodial correctional officers were injured yesterday afternoon whilst interacting with a prisoner at Capricornia Correctional Centre. Around 12.50pm, a prisoner was causing a disturbance and spilled water on the floor of the unit from a...

Officer assaulted at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a custodial correctional officer was injured this afternoon by a prisoner at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre. Around 12:30pm, an agitated prisoner approached an officer at the unit’s officers station and threw a cup of hot water at...

Officers assaulted and disturbance at Townsville Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm two custodial correctional officers were injured yesterday afternoon by a prisoner at Townsville Correctional Centre. Around 3.30pm, two prisoners in a secure unit started throwing property and causing damage to the officer station. The centre was put...

Officer assaulted at Woodford Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a custodial correctional officer was injured yesterday afternoon after being approached by a prisoner at Woodford Correctional Centre today. The prisoner approached the officer after he failed to comply with a direction and struck an officer in...

Reporting near Queensland prisons

Queensland Corrective Services would like to remind journalists and news crews that under Section 132 of the Corrections Act, it is an offence record or photograph Queensland Corrective Services’ facilities without the permission of the Commissioner. Our officers patrol the perimeters of our centres and have...

Officers injured at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm that a custodial correctional officer was injured following an interaction with a prisoner at Borallon Training Correctional Centre today. A prisoner was speaking with officers this morning in a secure unit when he became non-compliant and assaulted...

Disturbance at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm that a custodial correctional has been injured responding to a disturbance at Borallon Training Correctional Centre today. Three prisoners caused a disturbance at the centre this afternoon and damaged property in one of the secure units. The cause of the...

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