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...

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...

Contraband finds at Palen Creek and Borallon

Custodial and intelligence officers at Palen Creek Correctional Centre (PCCC) and Borallon Training and Correctional Centre (BTCC) have been praised for their vigilance in finding significant amounts of contraband. Intelligence officers from BTCC identified information that a visitor was planning on providing a significant quantity of...

QLD’S MOST WANTED – Do you have what it takes to be a CCO?

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) has launched a be on the lookout (BOLO) alert for wanted persons to join the front line of public safety, protecting our communities as custodial correctional officers (CCOs). QCS launched a series of videos urging Queenslanders to take a look inside and see...

Prisoner charged under new officer assault legislation

A prisoner from Borallon Training and Correctional Centre today became the first person charged with serious assault on a corrective services officer with the new circumstance of aggravation. The charge relates to an incident on July 21 when the 20-year-old prisoner allegedly spat on a custodial...

Prisoner charged over officer assaults

A 26-year-old man who assaulted two custodial correctional officers at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre on July 3 has been served with a Notice To Appear on a range of serious charges by the Corrective Services Investigation Unit. The man will appear on September 24 to face...

New correctional officers join Lotus Glen

Fourteen new Custodial Correctional Officers joined the ranks of Queensland Corrective Services on Friday on completion of a world-class training program. They will all be assigned to join their colleagues at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre at Mareeba. Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Martin APM, congratulated the graduates...

Personal visits to prisons begin from 10 July

From July 10, personal visits to prisons will be re-introduced in correctional centres across Queensland. Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, there will be some changes. Visits will look different than prior to the pandemic with mandatory health and safety measures in place for visitors, including: ...

New correctional officers help keep North Queensland communities safe

Eighteen new Custodial Correctional Officers joined the ranks of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) yesterday on completion of a training program in Townsville. Commissioner Peter Martin, APM congratulated the graduates of the Custodial Officer Entry Level Program (COEP) for their hard work and commitment to keeping Queensland...

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