New correctional officers join the frontline in South East Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep South East Queensland safe. 23 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. Member for Mount Ommaney, Jessica Pugh...

New correctional officers improve safety in South East Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers step to the frontline of public safety today, working to reduce reoffending to keep South East Queensland safe. 19 new custodial correctional officers will be sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony at the QCS Academy...

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  ...

Officer injured, Brisbane Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm an incident at Brisbane Correctional Centre this morning which resulted in the injury of a custodial correctional officer. Initial information is that officers were attempting to assist a prisoner suffering a medical emergency at approximately 5am when the prisoner bit one...

45 new officers join the front line of public safety in Queensland

45 new custodial correctional officers (CCOs) were sworn into their roles on the front line of public safety in a ceremony in Brisbane yesterday. Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Commissioner Paul Stewart APM congratulated the officers for completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) and joining the...

Restrictions ease Statewide Tuesday

After consultation with Queensland Health regarding community cases in South East Queensland, visits have been reinstated to our prisons. This means that personal visits will be able to booked as normal. Virtual personal visits are also available. Please contact the relevant correctional centre for details of current...

Determined QCS officer’s epic ultra-marathon fundraiser

A Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) officer will put his fitness to the test when he tackles seven ultra-marathons in seven days to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention. Custodial Correctional Officer (CCO) Kelly Duhig’s epic 350km fundraiser begins on Sunday 29 August in the Gold...

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended, South East Queensland

An officer was suspended from duty on 18 June 2021 due to an ongoing investigation. This is due to allegations of possession of dangerous drugs. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect the...

46 new officers and dogs sworn in to protect the safety of Queenslanders

Forty-six new Custodial Correctional Officers (CCOs) and eight dog squad officers and their dogs were sworn into frontline roles in public safety at a ceremony at the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Academy today. The ceremony also acknowledged three recent recipients of the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM)...

Restrictions to be eased at Queensland Corrective Services facilities

Due to the easing of restrictions in Queensland and on advice from Queensland Health, we are able relax the restrictions at all of our centres and offices and recommence visits. All correctional centres will revert to Stage 1 restrictions from 6am on 15 April. This means...