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New correctional officers help keep South East Queensland communities safe

33 new Custodial Correctional Officers joined the frontline of public safety today (Wednesday 15 March). 7 Custodial Correctional Officers recognised with the prestigious National Medal Commissioner’s Challenge Coin presented to community representative Queensland Corrective Services held its first graduation ceremony of the year on Wednesday...

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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...

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National Corrections Day wrap up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqo7BIOQ-zU This year's National Corrections Day (Friday January 20) was the biggest ever for Queensland Corrective Services, with more than 60 landmarks across Queensland lighting up blue to recognise the important work of our officers in increasing public safety. Thank you to the many councils and communities...

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Prisoners’ almighty effort restores historic church pews

Female prisoners have answered the prayers of Leyburn’s Catholic Church in the Southern Downs Region, restoring the chapel’s century-old pews as part of the Queensland Corrective Services’ Work Camp Program. Five low security prisoners worked with an expert French polisher to restore 19 pews at Saint...

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Queensland lights up blue for National Corrections Day

Queensland lit up blue for National Corrections Day in recognition of the work of correctional officers on the front line of public safety on Friday 20 January. The annual day celebrates the important work of Queensland’s dedicated corrective services staff and provides an opportunity for the...

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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...

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New correctional officers improve community safety in Townsville

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Townsville safe. 15 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. Member for Mundingburra, Les Walker MP and QCS...

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New correctional officers improve community safety in Capricornia

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers move to the frontline of public safety today, working to reduce reoffending to keep Rockhampton safe. Seven new custodial correctional officers will be sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony today. QCS Acting Assistant Commissioner of People...

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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...

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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...