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Amber, Intelligence Analyst, Brisbane Region Community Corrections Queenslander Amber joined the public sector to make a positive difference and help and support communities, so she followed her passion and joined community corrections which ticked all the boxes for her. “Since joining Queensland Corrective Services (QCS), I...

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Philippa, Acting District Manager, Mount Gravatt Community Corrections Acting District Manager Philippa, from Mount Gravatt Community Corrections, was drawn to a career where she could make a difference in people’s lives and contribute to her community in a meaningful way. Joining Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) allowed her...

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Marissa, Senior Case Manager, Case Management Unit, Townsville Correctional Complex For Senior Case Manager Marissa, communication is one of the most effective ways she supports individuals with their rehabilitation. Marissa has spent the past six months working in the recently established Case Management Unit (CMU) based...

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Shireen, Custodial Correctional Officer (CCO), Capricornia Correctional Centre Shireen spent 26 years as a primary school teacher at more than ten different state schools in the Capricornia region before she decided it was time for a career change. Her background in education gave a her a...

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Visits cancelled at SEQ prisons

Due to the community transition of COVID-19 Delta variant  and the subsequent lockdown, all visits have been cancelled at in South East Queensland prisons effective immediately. If you have a visit booked today, please do not attend the centre, as you will be turned away. This means...

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Visits cancelled at SEQ prisons

Due to the community transition of COVID-19 Delta variant  and the subsequent lockdown, all visits have been cancelled at in South East Queensland prisons effective immediately. If you have a visit booked today, please do not attend the centre, as you will be turned away. This means...

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ALERT: Largest graduation in QCS history

The largest graduation ceremony in Queensland Corrective Services history will see 90 new custodial correctional officers sworn into the front line of public safety this afternoon. The graduation is the last to be officiated by Commissioner Peter Martin APM before his retirement on July 2. Thee ceremony...

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Officers recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours

Three Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) officers have been awarded with the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) as part of the Queen's Birthday celebrations. Commissioner Peter Martin APM said the Australian Corrections Medal acknowledges the excellent, often unseen work that correctional officers do to keep their communities safe. “I’d...

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Death in custody, Wolston Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm the death of a prisoner in QCS custody at the Princess Alexandra Hospital today. The 26-year old man was found nonresponsive in a single occupancy cell at Wolston Correctional Centre on February 16 and responding officers administered first aid until...

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SEQ prison visits cancelled – UPDATED 12/01/2021

Due to concerns about a community case of COVID-19 in South East Queensland, Queensland prisons from Woodford Correction Centre south have cancelled all visits effective immediately. Due to concerns about possible community spread of a highly contagious strain of COVID-19, all SEQ centres have been placed...