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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Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A Queensland Corrective Services officer has been suspended from duty as a result of an ongoing investigation relating to inappropriate 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...

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Officer suspended from duty

A senior manager has been suspended from duty as a result of an ongoing investigation relating to possession of inappropriate material in the workplace. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect...

QCS prison wins award for near eradication of Hepatitis C

A Queensland prison has won a prestigious international award for a program to eradicate Hepatitis C amongst prisoners. This Australian first is helping to improve the health and wellbeing of the general prisoner population and also of remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Far...

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Officer suspended from Townsville Correctional Centre

A Custodial Correctional Officer from Townsville Correctional Centre has been suspended from duty following allegations of accessing and disclosing confidential information. The matter is being investigated by the Queensland Corrective Services Ethical Standards Unit. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the...

QCS officer leads the way at Invictus Games

A Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Officer will be on the frontline supporting service men and women at this year’s Invictus Games in Sydney. Justin Hemburrow from Brisbane Correctional Centre is leading Team Rubicon Australia as a part of his ongoing commitment to helping fellow veterans. Brisbane Correctional...

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Two officers suspended from duty

Two custodial corrections officers have been suspended from duty today as a result of an ongoing investigation into an alleged assault of a prisoner at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Secure Unit. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards...

QCS officer wins QBANK Everyday Heroes award

A Queensland Corrective Services officer who put his life on the line to help a victim of domestic violence has received the Excellence Award in this year’s QBANK Everyday Heroes Awards. Custodial Correctional Officer, Mr Kyle Patrech from the Escort and Security Branch, was recognised for...

QCS welcomes 12 new custodial officers

Several Queensland Corrective Services facilities will receive new custodial officers following yesterday’s graduation of 12 officers at the Queensland Corrective Services Academy. Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Martin said safety was a top priority for Queensland Corrective Services. “Custodial officers are at the front line of public...

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Queensland Corrective Services welcomes new graduates

Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Martin welcomed 24 new custodial officers who graduated from the Queensland Corrective Services Academy yesterday. Commissioner Martin said the new officers would continue in their colleagues’ footsteps on the front line of public safety in Queensland, managing some of the most...

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