Prison pup puts best paw forward

One of Queensland Corrective Services’ youngest recruits has showed off his skills at a special demonstration at Maryborough Correctional Centre. Wolf, an 11-month-old German Shepherd has been in training at the academy since he was just eight weeks old with one of QCS’ most experienced dog...

Community safety boosted with 14 new corrections officers in Townsville

Queensland’s newest frontline safety workers will be celebrated alongside some of their most experienced colleagues at a Queensland Corrective Services’ ceremony today. Some 14 new custodial correctional officers will be sworn into their frontline roles, while six officers will be recognised for their 130 years’ of...

QCS officers #BreakTheBias

The theme for International Women’s Day on March 8 is Break the Bias, and this group of women are doing just that, stepping into the most challenging workplaces imaginable – high security prisons. Not only do these officers work shoulder-to-shoulder with their male counterparts to manage...

National Corrections Day 2022

This National Corrections Day, we thank our officers working on the frontline to keep Queensland safe.    ...

National Corrections Day celebrates frontline officers

Communities across Queensland will recognise the front-line public safety role played by corrective officers by lighting landmarks across the State up in blue tomorrow for National Corrections Day. National Corrections Day is an opportunity to acknowledge the professionalism and commitment of Queensland Corrective Service officers, and...

Far North Queensland safety boosted with 16 new officers

Queensland Corrective Services welcomed 16 new custodial correctional officers and celebrated four retiring officers with more than 108 years of combined service at a ceremony held in Mareeba recently. The new officers were inducted into their vital roles on the front line of public safety and...

New graduates bolster ranks, officers recognised in Townsville

Townsville Correctional Complex welcomed 19 new custodial correctional officers and acknowledged nine officers with awards for service and commitment to community safety at a ceremony in Townsville recently. Member for Townsville Scott Stewart was at the event to welcome the new officers and congratulate the medal...

Take a Look Inside QCS officer profile

Senior Psychologist Jennifer, from Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre manages the ‘at risk’ portfolio of women prisoners who are vulnerable to self harm, suicide or very unwell with mental health conditions. She also supervises her team of psychologists, provisional psychologists, counsellors, cultural liaison officers and program delivery...

Welcoming new and recognising longstanding officers

Queensland Corrective Services welcomed 39 new officers and celebrated 17 officers with more than 345 years of combined experience at a ceremony at Wacol yesterday. The 39 new custodial correctional officers were inducted into their vital roles on the front line of public safety at the...