New correctional officers improve community safety in Maryborough

Queensland’s newest correctional officers move to the frontline of public safety today, working to reduce reoffending to keep the Wide Bay region safe. 18 new custodial correctional officers will be sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony today. Member for Maryborough Bruce...

Prisoners help Fraser Coast get ready for disaster season

Prisoners at Maryborough Correctional Centre are giving the local community a head start on preparation for storm season, already filling 6,000 sandbags in readiness for possible flooding. General Manager of Maryborough Correctional Centre, Chief Superintendent Kris Winter said it was the fifth year that the prison...

New correctional officers join the frontline in Far North Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Far North Queensland safe. 13 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony at Mareeba. Member for Cook Cynthia...

New correctional officers join the frontline in South East Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep South East Queensland safe. 23 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. Member for Mount Ommaney, Jessica Pugh...

New correctional officers improve community safety in Rockhampton

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep the community safe. Nine new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. Assistant Minister for Education and Member for...

Thommo takes a final Ekka bow on retirement

Queensland Corrective Services’ most famous drug detection dog, Thommo has ‘bow-wowed’ out of official duty at one of his all-time favourite places – the Brisbane Ekka. The 10-year-old Labrador received a ‘golden paw shake’ on his retirement from one of his biggest fans, Minister for Corrective...

New corrections officers improve community safety in Far North Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Far North Queensland safe. Nine new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony recently. QCS Acting Assistant Commissioner Darryl Fleming...

New corrections officers improve community safety in South East Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have move to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep South East Queensland safe. 35 new custodial correctional officers will be sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. QCS Commissioner Paul Stewart APM...