Officers awarded Australians Corrections Medal

The Governor of Queensland, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, conferred the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) on current QCS officer Ms Simone Lourigan and former officer Ms Jenny Lynas at an investiture ceremony at Government House in Brisbane on Monday 6 July. The ACM...

Officer assaulted at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

QCS can confirm that a custodial correctional officer has been injured during an incident involving a prisoner at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre this afternoon. Initial information indicates that an officer was injured during a disturbance in a secure unit this afternoon. Responding officers deployed chemical agents...

First month of new technology initiatives a measure of success

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) has seen a large uptake of several technological solutions into correctional centres over the past two months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of QCS’ pandemic response, a number of innovations have been introduced into centres to address the...

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...

QCS launch prisoner voicemail system to increase connections

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) has launched another channel for families and friends to keep in contact with loved ones in prison. The prison voicemail system allows approved contacts to leave a voice mail message for prisoners at any time of the day or night. Prisoners can then...

Largest ever group of 156 new officers boost QCS ranks

The Queensland Corrective Services Academy hosted the largest ever group of trainees last week. The group of 156 trainee officers is a record for the Wacol-based academy, and is a part of a recruitment push in preparation for the transition of Queensland’s two privately operated prisons...

Arthur Gorrie General Manager position advertised

Applications are open for the General Manager of the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre, to lead operations on completion of its transition to QCS operation as part of Operation Certitude. From July 1 2020, Arthur Gorrie will operate under a QCS model, and the agency is seeking a...

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