Officers assaulted, Townsville Correctional Centre

Four custodial correctional officers were injured at Townsville Correctional Centre yesterday afternoon. The officers entered the cell of a prisoner in the Detention Unit when he became non-compliant and lashed out at officers. All four officers sustained injuries and have been assessed at the medical...

Prisoner absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre (Male Farm)

Police and Corrective Services officers are looking for prisoner Daryl McLennan who absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre (Male Farm) early this morning. He is serving 4 years 8 months for enter dwelling without violence or threats. If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444...

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...

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...

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...

Two officers suspended

Two corrective services officers were suspended from duty on 2 June 2020 as a result of an investigation relating to allegations of negligence and inappropriate use of departmental systems. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct,...

COVID-19 -versus- Human Rights

18-24 May is Law Week, and this year the Human Rights Act 2019 is in the spotlight. As a correctional agency, Queensland Corrective Services is tasked by the community with the humane containment and supervision of prisoners and offenders. There is a strong expectation that we do our...

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