Corrections News

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty on 18 February 2019 pending an investigation of alleged unauthorised use of force on a prisoner and failure to accurately report. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of...

Operation Boss Lift – recognising our reservists

Deputy Commissioner Custodial Operations, Andy Beck, recently represented Queensland Corrective Services on the Australian Defence Force’s Operation Boss Lift – an opportunity for employers to see first-hand the benefits of reservist training for staff. DC Beck joined 27 other senior executives, CEOs and company directors on...

Vale, GD dog Tyson

We were heartbroken to learn of the sudden passing of CS Dog Tyson on Friday. [caption id="attachment_3096" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Queensland Corrective Services stock photo shoot, Brisbane Women's Correctional Centre[/caption] Many of you would know Tyson's handler Scott from our public events with PADD dog Thommo. They participated...

Media release

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A 35-year-old Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty on Wednesday pending an investigation of allegations regarding a breach of professional boundaries and inappropriate access to departmental records. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct,...

Commissioner Martin visits flood-ravaged Townsville to thank officers

https://youtu.be/b9lITFwzo-Y Custodial officers from Lotus Glen Correctional Centre are travelling to Townsville to provide relief staffing for the Townsville Correctional Complex after more than a week of extraordinary flooding in the region. The 10 officers will provide relief staffing for an initial period of one week to...

Media release

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A 27-year-old Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty yesterday pending an investigation of alleged inappropriate workplace 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 professional and...

Numinbah Correctional Centre officer farewelled after 35 years

Numinbah Correctional Centre Food Services Supervisor, Mr Gerry Lewis, plated up his last meal today, retiring from a corrections career spanning nearly 35 years. Mr Lewis joined the prisons department as a trade instructor and baker in 1985 at Wacol before moving into various roles at...

Townsville Correctional Centre visits cancelled

Due to the big wet in Townsville, visits to Townsville Correctional Complex on the weekend have been cancelled for safety and security reasons. We apologise for the inconvenience, and we'll work to rebook visits once things dry out. Please stay safe and remember – IF IT'S FLOODED,...

50 Shades of Grey(hound) – the finishing post

Hi guys. Liam the Greyhound from Palen Creek Correctional Centre here. I’ve got some big news. Massive. This is my last blogpost - I’ve found my fur-ever family, and am leaving Palen Creek. I am excited and nervous all at the same time. As much as I can’t wait to...

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