Officers assaulted and disturbance at Townsville Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm two custodial correctional officers were injured yesterday afternoon by a prisoner at Townsville Correctional Centre. Around 3.30pm, two prisoners in a secure unit started throwing property and causing damage to the officer station. The centre was put...

Officer assaulted at Woodford Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a custodial correctional officer was injured yesterday afternoon after being approached by a prisoner at Woodford Correctional Centre today. The prisoner approached the officer after he failed to comply with a direction and struck an officer in...

Reporting near Queensland prisons

Queensland Corrective Services would like to remind journalists and news crews that under Section 132 of the Corrections Act, it is an offence record or photograph Queensland Corrective Services’ facilities without the permission of the Commissioner. Our officers patrol the perimeters of our centres and have...

Officers injured at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm that a custodial correctional officer was injured following an interaction with a prisoner at Borallon Training Correctional Centre today. A prisoner was speaking with officers this morning in a secure unit when he became non-compliant and assaulted...

Disturbance at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm that a custodial correctional has been injured responding to a disturbance at Borallon Training Correctional Centre today. Three prisoners caused a disturbance at the centre this afternoon and damaged property in one of the secure units. The cause of the...

Officer assaulted at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm that a custodial correctional officer is receiving testing as a result of an interaction with a prisoner yesterday at Borallon Training Correctional Centre. Officers were attempting to put restraints on a prisoner yesterday morning when the prisoner spat into an...

Two officers suspended

Two corrective services officers were suspended from duty on 2 June 2020 as a result of an investigation relating to allegations of negligence and inappropriate use of departmental systems. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct,...

Officer injured at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm that a custodial correctional officer was injured as a result of an interaction with a prisoner this morning at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre. The prisoner, who was agitated after returning to the detention unit from a case conference suddenly...

Prisoners help more children with disability with Smart Pups

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGBijJ4xr8w More children with disability will receive assistance dogs trained by Queensland prisoners in coming months, with Palen Creek Correctional Centre becoming the third prison to introduce the Smart Pups program. Prisoners at the low-security centre have been receiving remote training modules during the COVID-19 lockdown so...

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