Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty on 18 February 2019 pending an investigation of alleged unauthorised use of force on a prisoner and failure to accurately report. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of...

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Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A 35-year-old Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty on Wednesday pending an investigation of allegations regarding a breach of professional boundaries and inappropriate access to departmental records. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct,...

Commissioner Martin visits flood-ravaged Townsville to thank officers

https://youtu.be/b9lITFwzo-Y Custodial officers from Lotus Glen Correctional Centre are travelling to Townsville to provide relief staffing for the Townsville Correctional Complex after more than a week of extraordinary flooding in the region. The 10 officers will provide relief staffing for an initial period of one week to...

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Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A 27-year-old Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty yesterday pending an investigation of alleged inappropriate workplace conduct. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect the highest in professional and...

Numinbah Correctional Centre officer farewelled after 35 years

Numinbah Correctional Centre Food Services Supervisor, Mr Gerry Lewis, plated up his last meal today, retiring from a corrections career spanning nearly 35 years. Mr Lewis joined the prisons department as a trade instructor and baker in 1985 at Wacol before moving into various roles at...

Townsville Correctional Centre visits cancelled

Due to the big wet in Townsville, visits to Townsville Correctional Complex on the weekend have been cancelled for safety and security reasons. We apologise for the inconvenience, and we'll work to rebook visits once things dry out. Please stay safe and remember – IF IT'S FLOODED,...

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Prisoners sew library bags for children starting school

Library bags sewn by prisoners at Townsville Women’s Correctional Centre will be filled with stationary items and provided to children to help prepare them for school starting. Townsville Correctional Complex General Manager Peter Hall said the centre would be holding a back-to-school event for women prisoners...

Our details have changed

The Queensland Corrective Services media team’s contact details have recently changed. Please see the updated details below: Email:             qcsmedia@corrections.qld.gov.au Phone:            07 3565 7824 After Hours:  0447 174 377 You can now subscribe to our media releases at https://corrections.qld.gov.au/media/...

What not to wear – the prison visits edition

About 9000 Queenslanders are facing Christmas in prison this year. Many will receive visits from loved ones in the lead up to Christmas. If you are planning a visit, remember that for safety and security reasons, there is a dress code for all visitors in Queensland...

Queensland Corrective Services speaks up for White Ribbon Day

Queensland Corrective Services has a vital role to play in addressing domestic and family violence, both by managing perpetrators in prison and within the community, and by supporting survivors. About 87 per cent of women within the Queensland prison system identify as survivors of domestic abuse,...

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