Corrections News

50 Days of Grey(Hound) – PLAY DATE!

Hi guys! Liam the Greyhound here, with my second journal entry from prison. As you may recall from last week’s post, my mate Cyril and I got sent up to Palen Creek Correctional Centre to learn the ins and outs of being pets after our racing careers...

50 Days of Grey(hound)

Hello! My name is Liam and as you may be able to tell from my dashing good looks and my lithe physique, I am a retired racing greyhound. My three friends, Cyril, Ernie and Eddie and I have been sent to prison. But don’t worry, we...

Top 10 reasons why I can’t report to my parole officer

We take community safety very seriously. Our professional community corrections officers are committed to ensuring offenders are compliant with their orders as handed down by the courts. Dealing with offenders every day, they also hear a lot of creative excuses when things get untidy. It's our...

Queensland Corrective Services speaks up for White Ribbon Day

Queensland Corrective Services has a vital role to play in addressing domestic and family violence, both by managing perpetrators in prison and within the community, and by supporting survivors. About 87 per cent of women within the Queensland prison system identify as survivors of domestic abuse,...

Community Corrections – the (hidden) public face of QCS

Our workforce is our greatest asset as a top-tier public safety agency, with more than 5000 officers working every day to keep communities safe by reducing re-offending. In the past week, the executive leadership team and I have had the privilege to visit community corrections offices...

Media release

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A Queensland Corrective Services officer has been suspended from duty as a result of an ongoing investigation relating to inappropriate conduct. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect the highest in...

Media release

Officer suspended from duty

A senior manager has been suspended from duty as a result of an ongoing investigation relating to possession of inappropriate material in the workplace. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect...

Supervision in the community – what does it really mean?

From time to time, you might hear about offenders being supervised in the community. What does this really mean? Well first, let’s take a look at what it DOESN’T mean. Supervision in the community does not mean we constantly accompany offenders. Some people get concerned when someone whom...

Closing the door on workplace injuries

More than 9000 of society’s most challenging and complex people are managed in Queensland’s prisons. Every day our officers undertake a vital front line public safety role in managing these prisoners, working with them to change their attitudes, address their health and behavioural issues and ensure...

QCS prison wins award for near eradication of Hepatitis C

A Queensland prison has won a prestigious international award for a program to eradicate Hepatitis C amongst prisoners. This Australian first is helping to improve the health and wellbeing of the general prisoner population and also of remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Far...

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