Visits cancelled at SEQ prisons

Due to the community transition of COVID-19 Delta variant  and the subsequent lockdown, all visits have been cancelled at in South East Queensland prisons effective immediately. If you have a visit booked today, please do not attend the centre, as you will be turned away. This means...

Visits recommence at Townsville

16 July 2021 Visits have recommenced at Townsville Correctional Complex in line with eased community restrictions. This means that, following the advice of Queensland Health, the following correctional centres are able to welcome personal visits: Lotus Glen Correctional Centre Townsville Correctional Centre Capricornia Correctional Centre Please contact the...

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended, South East Queensland

A Corrective Services Officer was suspended from duty on 29 June 2021 due to an ongoing investigation. This is due to allegations relating to inappropriate use of QCS computer systems. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of...

Visits restrictions ease

COVID-19 restrictions at Stage 2 for most of the state 8 July 2021 On the advice of Queensland Health, we have recommenced personal visits at Lotus Glen and Capricornia correctional centres. Due to the ongoing risk of transmission in the community, other centres in Queensland will move to...

Visits restricted at all Queensland prisons

Due to community transmission of COVID-19 in South East Queensland, Queensland Corrective Services is cancelling personal visits in all Queensland prisons until further notice under Stage 3 restrictions. The decision was made following consultation with Queensland Health, and affects all high and low security prisons in...

Townsville officers recognised for 600 collective years of service

Twenty Corrective Services Officers will be formally acknowledged for cumulative service of over 600 years’ service to public safety in a ceremony in Townsville tomorrow. The officers will receive the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Long Service and Good Conduct Medal by Deputy Commissioner Custodial Operations Gary...

ALERT: Largest graduation in QCS history

The largest graduation ceremony in Queensland Corrective Services history will see 90 new custodial correctional officers sworn into the front line of public safety this afternoon. The graduation is the last to be officiated by Commissioner Peter Martin APM before his retirement on July 2. Thee ceremony...

Eight new officers for Capricornia Correctional Centre

Eight new custodial correctional officers will be sworn into their front-line role in public safety at a ceremony held in Rockhampton tomorrow (Friday 18 June). Deputy Commissioner for Custodial Operations, Gary McCahon, congratulated the graduates completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) and joining their colleagues...

Officers recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours

Three Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) officers have been awarded with the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) as part of the Queen's Birthday celebrations. Commissioner Peter Martin APM said the Australian Corrections Medal acknowledges the excellent, often unseen work that correctional officers do to keep their communities safe. “I’d...

Death in custody, Maryborough Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that a prisoner died overnight at Maryborough Correctional Centre. The 74-year-old man was found deceased in his single occupancy cell at about 4:30am. Officers and QAS made attempts to resuscitate the man, however he was declared dead at about 5:20am. QCS will assist...

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