Take a look inside

It's #takealookinside Tuesday. From the chilly shores of England to a warm welcome in Cairns and Community Corrections, Peter has found his home and purpose helping people and mentoring young officers as a Senior Case Manager.   Be a part of an agency with incredible opportunities....

New correctional officers help keep Far North Queensland communities safe

10 new Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety 55 new CCOs have started at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre in past year Officers acknowledged for the National Medal and Long Service Good Conduct Medal Officers equipped with highest level of training and...

Doug’s story

  Today’s #takealookinside Tuesday we travel to Lotus Glen Low Custody Correctional Centre to meet Doug. Doug is passionate about offenders returning to their families with job ready skills, being able to fit back into the community and live meaningful lives. Lotus Glen Low Custody farm is...

Commissioner praises efforts of officers at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

The Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner has praised officers at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre for their vigilance after detaining a trespasser who attempted to introduce contraband into the centre over the weekend. On Sunday 28 May, officers from LGCC responded to a Code Purple after locating a...

Grad mentoring to boost development and safety

Trial underway at Lotus Glen and Capricornia correctional centres Extra support provided to new custodial officers during initial placement Mentoring develops recruits and enhances workplace safety New graduates at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre and Capricornia Correctional Centre are taking part in a mentoring program to...

QCS officers recognised on International Women’s Day

Five Queensland Corrective Services’ officers have been recognised for their efforts to protect communities and advance gender equality today on International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March). QCS Deputy Commissioner Gary McCahon congratulated the winners for their outstanding efforts at an exclusive International Women’s Day event hosted...

New correctional officers improve community safety in Far North Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety today, working to reduce reoffending to keep Far North Queensland safe. 16 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony on Friday 16 December. QCS...

New correctional officers join the frontline 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. 13 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony at Mareeba. Member for Cook Cynthia...

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...