New correctional officers keeping Townsville community safe

Townsville Correctional Centre welcomed 18 new custodial correctional officers to the front line of public safety after graduating at a ceremony held in Townsville today. The officers proudly accepted their responsibility in a ceremony at the Townsville Correctional Centre and committed their intentions to keep the...

Bake Sale for Banks Creek Retreat continues legacy of Everyday Hero

Borallon Training and Correctional Centre (BTCC) officers have raised over $800 for Banks Creek Retreat, following in the footsteps of Everyday Hero Finalist and Custodial Correctional Officer Grant Neilson and his wife, police officer Nicole Seden. Banks Creek Retreat was set up by Grant and Nicole...

QCS deploys specialised training internationally

Specialised training from Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) is being deployed internationally to assist officers from the Correctional Service of the Solomon Islands (CSSI). The Solomon Islands Justice Program is overseen and funded by the Australian Federal Government, enabling Solomon Islands officers to undertake programs with QCS. In...

Numinbah prisoners train dogs for veterans

Prisoners from Numinbah Correctional Centre are helping train assistance dogs for Defence Force Veterans. Under the arrangement between Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) and Defence Bank Foundation, women at Numinbah Correctional Centre (NCC) are helping to train about 14 dogs a year to Assistance Dog level as...

QCS celebrates community connections in NAIDOC Week

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) is marking NAIDOC Week with celebrations at its centres and regional offices across the state. Commissioner Peter Martin APM said the celebrations gave QCS the opportunity to acknowledge the invaluable contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and help prisoners remain connected...

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