Corrections News

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty today pending an investigation into an allegation regarding their conduct in a private capacity. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect the...

Townsville Correctional Complex welcomes 24 correctional officers

Safety has been boosted at the Townsville Correctional Complex with 24 new custodial correctional officers graduating at a ceremony at Ignatius Park College on Friday. Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Martin APM welcomed the new officers as they were sworn into their vital role on the...

New correctional officers keeping central Queensland communities safe

Capricornia Correctional Centre welcomed 11 new custodial correctional officers to the front line of public safety after graduating at a ceremony held Thursday. The officers proudly accepted their responsibility to keep the community safe through the humane containment and rehabilitation of prisoners. These officers have come from...

Community Corrections to connect with youth at ninja challenge

Queensland Corrective Services’ South Coast Community Corrections team is seizing the chance to connect with the young people of Scenic Rim on Monday at the Extreme Ninja Warrior Challenge in Beaudesert. Beenleigh District Manager Amelia Stone said the Queensland Youth Week event was an ideal opportunity to...

One Punch Can Kill workshop bid to improve prisoners’ behaviour

Prisoners from Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC) attended a One Punch Can Kill workshop last month as part of rehabilitation efforts to improve their behaviour both in custody and on release to the community. Run by the Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group, the workshop was designed...

Officers suspended – Rockhampton

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that a number of custodial corrections officers have been suspended from duty pending the outcome of a Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) investigation. Three officers from Capricornia Correctional Centre were today served with suspension notices effective immediately while the Ethical Standard...

Innisfail Work Camp marks 10 years of helping the community

The Innisfail Work Camp this week celebrates 10 years of assisting regional communities to recover from natural disasters and offering prisoners a chance at reparation and rehabilitation. A ceremony Thursday morning at the camp on Goondi Mill Road will give community groups the chance to celebrate...

Graduating officers boost safety for Queensland Corrective Services

Community safety has been boosted with 14 custodial correctional officer graduates joining the Queensland Corrective Services ranks at a ceremony held in Mareeba last week. The officers will join their colleagues at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre (LGCC). Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner, Community Corrections and Specialist Operations,...

Offenders work hard to give back to Bundaberg community

Vandalised public spaces in the Bundaberg region are being repaired and rejuvenated by offenders on Community Service orders. In partnership with Bundaberg Regional Council, Queensland Corrective Services’ Bundaberg Community Corrections gives offenders the opportunity to give back to the community harmed by their offending behaviour with...

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