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Minister and Commissioner celebrate Corrections excellence

Legislation writers take out the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Commissioner’s 2024 Award for Excellence. Woodford Correctional Centre wins two separate awards for safety and respect. 14 QCS officers also presented with National Emergency Response medals and clasps for assisting with community recovery from TC...

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New paws on the community safety frontline

Six Corrective Services dogs graduate to the frontline Four-legged recruits join 70 new Correctional officers. More than 700 officers trained in the last year for Queensland Corrective Services careers.   It’s tails up for Harvey, Shadow, Shaq, Jet, Forest and Derek who are embarking on new...

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Eighty officers graduate at Lockyer Valley’s largest ceremony to date

Officers join the frontline of public safety after undertaking 10-week Custodial Officer Entry program Over the last year, 627 new QCS officers have graduated custodial training, including more than 150 for LVCC   Former youth and support workers, small business owners, nurses and hospitality workers are...

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Queensland Corrective Services – National Honours (with audio grabs and photos)

Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner receives Public Service Medal (PSM) Two Queensland Corrective Services officers receive the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) Officers recognised for creating stronger, safer communities The PSM, awarded twice a year by the Governor-General, recognises employees of the Australian, state, territory...

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QCS officers receive Australian Corrections Medal from Queensland Governor

Congratulations again to QCS' newest Australian Corrections Medal recipients after they recently received their awards from the Queensland Governor, Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM. After being named in the Australia Day Honours List, Superintendent Stephen Wright, Correctional Supervisor Renee Rieson and Community Corrections District Manager Geoffrey...

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New correctional officers help keep Brisbane communities safe

More than 40 Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety Officers equipped with highest level of training QCS actively recruiting for a variety of roles   Queensland Corrective Services inducted 46 more Custodial Correctional Officers (CCO) to the frontline of public safety today (Wednesday...

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How to commission a correctional centre

If you have ever built a house, you’ll know that the work hasn’t finished just because the tradies have packed up their utes and moved on. There are lots of things to check and inevitably things that need fixing. A light that doesn’t work, or guttering...

New correctional officers graduate at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

New correctional officers celebrate graduation into frontline of public safety

Lotus Glen Correctional Centre formally welcomed nine new Custodial Correctional Officers Officers equipped with highest level of training as part of 10-week paid program QCS actively recruiting for a variety of roles   Queensland Corrective Services inducted nine new Custodial Correctional Officers (CCO) to the frontline...

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Commissioner’s Awards for National Corrections Day 2024

Commissioner’s Awards for National Corrections Day 2024 Safety - demonstrating outstanding commitment to the safety and security of our facilities and the community. Winner - Maximum Security Unit at Woodford Correctional Centre. Excellence – demonstrating excellence in job performance, innovation and dedication to Queensland Corrective Services. Winner - Specialised...

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Queensland lights up blue for National Corrections Day (with Audio Grabs)

Queensland lights up blue for corrective services officers on National Corrections Day Landmarks turn blue across the state National Corrections Day theme this year is Wellbeing and awards were presented in recognition of outstanding contributions over the past year. Queensland lit up blue to celebrate...