New corrections officers improve community safety in Townsville

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Townsville safe. 15 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. QCS Acting Assistant Commissioner Central and Northern Region...

Memorial commemorates Townsville correctional officers

A memorial wall and garden which pays tribute to past officers has been officially commissioned at Townsville Correctional Complex. Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan MP joined Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner Gary McCahon to unveil the Remembrance Memorial. Townsville Correctional Complex was first commissioned on the...

First Nations all-stars making a difference in Queensland corrections

Today is Mabo Day and we join in commemorating the 30th anniversary of the historic Native Title claim led by Eddie Koiki Mabo and the Meriam people.   On 3 June 1992, the High Court of Australia overturned the legal concept of ‘terra nullius’ or ‘land belonging...

Lockyer Valley – unlock a new career in community safety

Southern Queensland Correctional Centre is actively recruiting for 26 new custodial correctional officers to fill positions in the Lockyer Valley. Applications are now open with visiting recruitment specialists conducting assessments and interviews in Gatton on 15-16 June 2022. Southern Queensland Correctional Centre, Acting Chief Superintendent Colin Poole...

TCC marks 358 years of service by officers

North Queensland’s most experienced correctional officers have been honoured at a medal presentation ceremony at Townsville Correctional Complex. Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner Gary McCahon presented Long Service and Good Conduct Medals during a visit to the complex. “It is wonderful to be here to acknowledge, recognise...

Community corrections connects domestic and family violence victims with safe phones

Rockhampton’s Community Corrections team is connecting victims of domestic and family violence with critical communication equipment – safe mobile phones. District Manager, Warren Williams said Queensland Corrective Services has joined the Safe Phone Project as part of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention month in May. “Our office...

Far North Queensland – unlock a new career in community safety

Lotus Glen Correctional Centre is actively recruiting for 50 new custodial correctional officers to fill positions in Far North Queensland. Applications are now open with visiting recruitment specialists conducting assessments and interviews in Cairns on May 30. Lotus Glen Correctional Centre, Chief Superintendent Gabrielle Payne encouraged locals...

New corrections officers improve community safety in Far North Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Far North Queensland safe. Fifteen new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony in Mareeba. Acting Assistant Commissioner Northern...

National Corrections Day awards ceremony

Join us as we celebrate National Corrections Day and recognise our officers working on the frontline to keep Queensland safe. Congratulations to the finalists and awards winners!   https://youtu.be/GWV6FLge_x8...

Queensland Corrective Services COVID vaccinations

We've worked hard to keep COVID out of our prisons, but now we need your help. If you visit our centres, please get vaccinated as soon as you can so we can make restrictions a thing of the past. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKOkP9P-Pxw  ...