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 recruitment sessions Mareeba and Cairns (with audio grabs)

**EMBARGOED 12 midnight Sunday May 14** Far North Queenslanders looking for a permanent job with unbeatable work life balance are encouraged to attend information nights Monday and Tuesday evenings to learn about careers in Queensland Corrective Services. QCS is recruiting now for custodial correctional positions at Lotus...

Australia Day Honours for QCS officers

Congratulation to three Queensland Corrective Services officers who were recognised in the Australia Day Honours, receiving the Australian Corrections Medal. Assistant Commissioner Eloise Hamlett, Superintendent Rhiannon Porter and Custodial Supervisor Shane Allwood were named in the honours list for distinguished service by an operational member of...

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...

Queensland Corrective Services Media Conference

QCS Media Conference WHAT:  Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Paul Stewart will hold a media conference at QCS headquarters in relation to allegations about a supervised prisoner. WHERE:  Queensland Corrective Services 69 Ann Street, Brisbane QLD 4000 WHEN: 11.15 am, Friday 2 December, 2022 – media please gather in the...

Prisoner located and returned to custody

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm the prisoner who absconded from Lotus Glen Correctional Centre Low Security Prison has been located by police and returned to custody. Thanks to the media who covered this matter, and to Queensland Police Service for their assistance....

New corrections officers improve community safety in Maryborough

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Maryborough safe. Nine new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony in Maryborough. Assistant Minister for Train Manufacturing and Regional...

Lockyer Valley – unlock a new career in community safety

Southern Queensland Correctional Centre is actively recruiting for 26 new custodial correctional officers to fill positions in the Lockyer Valley. Applications are now open with visiting recruitment specialists conducting assessments and interviews in Gatton on 15-16 June 2022. Southern Queensland Correctional Centre, Acting Chief Superintendent Colin Poole...

Prison officers not fooled by contraband stitch up

Vigilant officers at Woodford Correctional Centre have successfully stopped a large quantity of contraband Suboxone strips from entering the prison by post. Woodford Correctional Centre Chief Superintendent, General Manager Stuart McHaffie said suspicions were raised when a satchel containing clothing arrived in the centre’s mail room. “Officers...

New corrections officers improve community safety 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. Fifteen new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony in Mareeba. Acting Assistant Commissioner Northern...