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New corrections officers improve community safety in Rockhampton

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce offending to keep Rockhampton safe. 17 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. Assistant Minister for Education and Member for Keppel...

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New corrections officers improve community safety for SEQ

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Southeast Queensland safe. 18 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles and four officers recognised for their combined 100 years of service in keeping Queensland...

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Specialist officers show off tactical skills

Specialist QCS officers gave a rare insight into their training to deal with critical incidents behind the wire today as part of a recruitment campaign. The Tactical Response Team, including the Delta Unit, showcased their skills for the cameras at Maryborough Correctional Centre recently. The display was...

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Council commends corrections for flood sandbag marathon effort

The hard work of prisoners at Maryborough Correctional Centre to fill about 4000 sandbags in four days in the lead up to the recent flooding in the town have been recognised. Landscaping Trade Instructor, Wayne Simpson received a certificate of appreciation from Fraser Coast Regional Councillor...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Officers band together in floods

Our officers go above and beyond every day to make Queensland a safer place, and this weekend was no exception. While none of our centres are in flood zones, several high security prisons are surrounded by areas which do flood, and this is exactly what faced...

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National Corrections Day 2022

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