New correctional officers improve community safety in Maryborough

Queensland’s newest correctional officers move to the frontline of public safety today, working to reduce reoffending to keep the Wide Bay region safe. 18 new custodial correctional officers will be sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony today. Member for Maryborough Bruce...

Prisoners help Fraser Coast get ready for disaster season

Prisoners at Maryborough Correctional Centre are giving the local community a head start on preparation for storm season, already filling 6,000 sandbags in readiness for possible flooding. General Manager of Maryborough Correctional Centre, Chief Superintendent Kris Winter said it was the fifth year that the prison...

New correctional officers improve community safety on Sunshine Coast

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep the Sunshine Coast safe. 12 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony and will be posted to...

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  ...

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...

32 new officers sworn in

Thirty two new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their front-line role in public safety at a ceremonies held in Townsville and Maryborough in the past two days. Commissioner Peter Martin APM congratulated the graduates completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) and joining their colleagues...

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...

Further restrictions at Queensland Corrective Services Facilities

Due to ongoing confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the community in Queensland, the decision has been made to suspend all visits in prisons and community corrections offices across Queensland. This means that Townsville Correctional Complex, Lotus Glen Correctional Centre, Northern Region Community Corrections and Far Northern...