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New correctional officers help keep South East Queensland communities safe

16 new Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety Officers equipped with the highest level of training, skills and support to work on the frontline of reducing re-offending Queensland Corrective Services offers many career paths   Queensland Corrective Services inducted 16 Custodial Correctional Officers...

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Courtney’s story

It's #takealookinside Tuesday. Courtney works as an Education Officer teaching and helping prisoners with anything from literacy and numeracy to short courses and degrees. She loves working in a job that makes a real difference to offenders and the community and commenced in an admin...

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Doug’s story

  Today’s #takealookinside Tuesday we travel to Lotus Glen Low Custody Correctional Centre to meet Doug. Doug is passionate about offenders returning to their families with job ready skills, being able to fit back into the community and live meaningful lives. Lotus Glen Low Custody farm is...

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New correctional officers improve community safety in Maryborough

• 14 new Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety • Five officers recognised with prestigious National Medal • Officers equipped with the highest level of training, skills and support to work on the frontline of reducing re-offending Queensland Corrective Services inducted 14 Custodial Correctional Officers...

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Camryn’s story

  Meet Camryn, an Electronic Monitoring Surveillance Officer, for this week’s #takealookinside Tuesday, Camryn commenced working for the department while studying Justice at university. Camryn monitors offenders with electronic ankle tags located all around Queensland. She wants people to know there is so much more to...

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Multicultural diversity and bravery celebrated at QCS ceremony

43 new Custodial Correctional Officers representing 11 cultural and linguistic backgrounds graduated in Brisbane during Multicultural Queensland Month 2 officers awarded Unit Citations for professional conduct in restoring order and bringing non-compliant prisoners under control at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre in 2020 2 officers...

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Environmental Management LGCC

This #takealookinside Tuesday highlights how QCS is helping Keep Australia Beautiful through initiatives like our award-winning Environmental Recycling Program at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre. More than 700kgs of waste is collected and sorted each day, taking 9 skips of landfill down to two. Landfill is reduced, we’re...

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Setting strong foundations for Community Corrections

17 new Community Corrections officers graduated this week alongside 3 Cultural Liaison Officers New approach to Community Corrections training delivering benefits for officers, communities and individuals under supervision Community Corrections is key to keeping Queensland communities safe by supervising individuals and supporting long-term behaviour...

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Op-Ed: Breaking incarceration cycles for lasting generational change

Queensland Corrective Services Chief Superintendent for First Nations and Cultural Capability, Wendy Ah Chin, proud Waanyi woman from North Queensland As Queensland maps its course on the Path to Treaty, Queensland Corrective Services recognises its important role in addressing the over-representation of First Nations people...