New correctional officers boost community safety in South East Queensland

33 new Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety 403 new officers have joined QCS in the past year One officer recognised with prestigious National Medal Officers equipped with the highest level of training, skills and support. Queensland Corrective Services inducted 33 Custodial...

New correctional officers improve community safety in Maryborough

New correctional officers improve community safety in Maryborough Thirteen new Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety Two officers recognised with the National Medal Eight officers recognised with the Long Service and Good Conduct Medals Queensland Corrective Services offers many career paths Queensland...

Maryborough Correctional Centre celebrates 20th anniversary

Maryborough Correctional Centre turns 20 The correctional centre was commissioned on 16 April 2003 Officers recognised with Meritorious and Ethical Service Medals, Long Service & Good Conduct Medals and National Medals Maryborough Correctional Centre has celebrated its 20th Anniversary with an event at the facility...

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 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...