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Rebecca, Farm Officer, Numinbah Correctional Centre Herding cattle and driving tractors is only a small component of Rebecca’s role on the farm at Numinbah Correctional Centre. As Farm Officer, Rebecca said her primary role was supervising the women prisoners and ensuring the community is safe. “The main...

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Catherine, a Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) coordinator at Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC), has a Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) career spanning almost 35 years. We'd like to congratulate Catherine who was recognised today during a graduation ceremony at Townsville for her long and meritorious service and...

New and long-time officers celebrated

Queensland Corrective Services welcomed 37 new officers and celebrated five officers with more than 180 years of experience between them at a ceremony at Wacol today. The 37 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their vital roles on the front line of public safety at...

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Luke, Dog Handler, Townsville Correctional Complex, Queensland Corrective Services Luke plays a pivotal role in community safety with the help of his four-legged friends in the Dog Squad at the Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC). “My main goal when I step through the doors at TCC is...

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Judith, Probation Services Officer, Charleville Community Corrections Judith (Jude) was working in Mt Isa when she delved into the unknown after accepting a three-month contract with Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) in Charleville. Jude said she and her husband travelled more than 1,100km to the rural town in...

Queensland Corrective Services COVID vaccinations

We've worked hard to keep COVID out of our prisons, but now we need your help. If you visit our centres, please get vaccinated as soon as you can so we can make restrictions a thing of the past. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKOkP9P-Pxw  ...

Lotus Glen welcomes 15 new officers, farewells PADD dog Sarah

Fifteen new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their front-line role in public safety at a ceremony in Mareeba today. Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner James Koulouris congratulated the graduates completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP). “Our officers are the best trained and equipped in Australia...

45 new officers join the front line of public safety in Queensland

45 new custodial correctional officers (CCOs) were sworn into their roles on the front line of public safety in a ceremony in Brisbane yesterday. Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Commissioner Paul Stewart APM congratulated the officers for completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) and joining the...

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Philippa, Acting District Manager, Mount Gravatt Community Corrections Acting District Manager Philippa, from Mount Gravatt Community Corrections, was drawn to a career where she could make a difference in people’s lives and contribute to her community in a meaningful way. Joining Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) allowed her...

Three correctional dogs hang up their leash

Four of Townsville Correctional Complex’s General Purpose dogs will retire from service after distinguished careers keeping custodial officers safe. General Purpose (GP) dogs Bullet, Kato, and Diesel served a total of 29 years in Queensland Corrective Services alongside their handlers. The principle functions of correctional dog are...

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