New Beenleigh Community Corrections office opens

Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan MP and the Commissioner of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS), Paul Stewart APM officially opened the new Beenleigh Community Corrections office at a ceremony last week. The office is a new space for the 22 full time officers who supervise more...

New Toowoomba Community Corrections office opens

Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan MP and the Commissioner of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS), Paul Stewart APM officially opened the new Toowoomba Community Corrections office at a ceremony yesterday. The new office provides staff with purpose-built facilities to safely supervise more than 750 offenders from...

Southern Queensland Correctional Centre transition complete

Southern Queensland Correctional Centre (SQCC) is under the management of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) after it successfully transitioned to public administration on 1 July. Following the findings of the Crime and Corruption Commissions Taskforce Flaxton in 2018, the Government announced the transition of Queensland’s two privately...

2021 Commissioner’s Awards for Excellence

Congratulations to all our award winners and medal recipients recognised at the 2021 Commissioner’s Awards for Excellence ceremony at Brisbane City Hall yesterday. At the event, outgoing Commissioner Peter Martin APM acknowledged the outstanding performance and remarkable work corrective services officers undertake across the agency to...

Officers recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours

Three Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) officers have been awarded with the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) as part of the Queen's Birthday celebrations. Commissioner Peter Martin APM said the Australian Corrections Medal acknowledges the excellent, often unseen work that correctional officers do to keep their communities safe. “I’d...

46 new officers and dogs sworn in to protect the safety of Queenslanders

Forty-six new Custodial Correctional Officers (CCOs) and eight dog squad officers and their dogs were sworn into frontline roles in public safety at a ceremony at the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Academy today. The ceremony also acknowledged three recent recipients of the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM)...

Community safety in central Queensland boosted with 16 new officers

16 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their front line role in public safety at a ceremony held in Rockhampton today. Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Martin APM congratulated the graduates completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) and joining their colleagues on the front...

30 new corrective service officers join QCS

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) has welcomed 30 new custodial correctional officers in a ceremony that was held at the QCS Academy yesterday. The new officers, recently completing the Custodial Officer Entry Level Program (COEP), will take on their roles as agents of change at Brisbane, Borallon,...

Positions filling fast at Capricornia Correctional Centre

Seventeen new custodial correctional officers joined the front line of public safety at a ceremony in Rockhampton today, further boosting the ranks at Capricornia Correctional Centre. The expansion of the prison effectively doubled its capacity, and created the need for 232 new officers when it is...

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