New correctional officers help keep Maryborough community safe

Maryborough Correctional Centre (MCC) welcomed 15 new custodial correctional officers to the front line of public safety at a graduation ceremony held in Maryborough today. The officers proudly accepted their responsibility in a ceremony at Maryborough RSL and committed to keep the community safe through the...

Prisoners return to Numinbah Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that the women prisoners evacuated from Numinbah Correctional Centre during the recent bush fires have returned to the low security farm. The 85 women and three Defence Community dogs were transported back to the centre after spending two weeks at Brisbane...

Officers assaulted by visitor at Borallon Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm two officers were bitten by a woman attempting to visit the Borallon Training and Correctional Centre (BTCC) this morning. There was intelligence that the woman was trying to introduce drugs into the prison, and an attending Queensland Police officer directed...

QCS officer to represent Queensland at National Rugby Championship

A Brisbane South Community Corrections officer will represent Country Queensland during this year’s National Rugby Championship, which will kicked off last month. Carter is a Case Manager and plays a vital role in protecting the community by managing some of the most complex and challenging individuals...

Assault sentence and officer safety: Commissioner

Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Martin APM today acknowledged the sentence handed down to a prisoner who assaulted a custodial correctional officer at Woodford Correctional Centre last December. The prisoner received an additional three years and six months to his prison term after being convicted of...

Numinbah Correctional Centre evacuation

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm it evacuated Numinbah Correctional Centre, a low security women’s farm in the Gold Coast hinterland, yesterday due to the effects of nearby bushfires. The evacuation allows authorities responsible for managing the fires to focus on community safety. While the centre is not...

Artist frames a better future with community service work for Elders

The entrance to the meeting place of the Inala Elders Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Corporation is brighter thanks to the work of an offender under the supervision of Queensland Corrective Services. Visitors to the meeting place are now greeted with a large entry sign incorporating...

Cairns Community Corrections donates footwear to disadvantaged

Disadvantaged Queenslanders are walking a little easier following the donation of footwear by officers from the Cairns District Community Corrections office. Around 100 pairs of thongs were purchased by the officers with funds raised from their weekly Jeans Day Friday raffle and donated to Anglicare’s Diversionary...

Death in custody at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that we are assisting Queensland Police Service’s investigation into the death of a 45-year-old prisoner at Ipswich General Hospital following a medical emergency at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre this afternoon. The man appeared to faint about 2pm whilst at his...

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