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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  ...

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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...

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Lotus Glen welcomes 15 new officers, farewells PADD dog Sarah

Fifteen new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their front-line role in public safety at a ceremony in Mareeba today. Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner James Koulouris congratulated the graduates completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP). “Our officers are the best trained and equipped in Australia...

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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...

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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...

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Three correctional dogs hang up their leash

Four of Townsville Correctional Complex’s General Purpose dogs will retire from service after distinguished careers keeping custodial officers safe. General Purpose (GP) dogs Bullet, Kato, and Diesel served a total of 29 years in Queensland Corrective Services alongside their handlers. The principle functions of correctional dog are...

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Officers praised for thwarting abscond

Officers at Townsville Correctional Low Security Men’s Centre have been praised for their work in intercepting a contraband and would-be abscond drop last night. The officers located a package of contraband outside the centre at about 1:50am while conducting a regular patrol of the perimeter of...

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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...

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New Beenleigh Community Corrections office opens

Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan MP and the Commissioner of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS), Paul Stewart APM officially opened the new Beenleigh Community Corrections office at a ceremony last week. The office is a new space for the 22 full time officers who supervise more...

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Elaine Schulz, Custodial Correctional Officer, Capricornia Correctional Centre

Queenslander Elaine spent 25 years in customer service before she realised, she needed a career change. She took advice to join Queensland Corrective Services and 12 years later has never looked back. “A friend who worked at the Townsville Correctional Complex suggested becoming a Custodial Correctional...