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Protest at Capricornia Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner Custodial Operations, Gary McCahon has praised officers at Capricornia Correctional Centre for their ongoing response to protest activity in the centre today. Deputy Commissioner McCahon said officers responded to the incident with professionalism, enacting emergency response plans to lock down the...

GP dogs Justice, Yager and Jimmy join the front line

Queensland Corrective Services welcomes three new dog handlers and General Purpose (GP) dogs at a graduation ceremony at the QCS Academy this morning. Assistant Commissioner Ursula Roeder said the dogs and handlers would play a vital role in boosting officer safety in prisons, providing an important...

Take a Look Inside QCS officer profile

Catherine, a Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) coordinator at Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC), has a Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) career spanning almost 35 years. We'd like to congratulate Catherine who was recognised today during a graduation ceremony at Townsville for her long and meritorious service and...

Maryborough Correctional Centre welcomes new recruits

Maryborough Correctional Centre will welcome 11 new custodial correctional officers when they are sworn in at a ceremony tomorrow, and it is on the hunt for another 50 candidates in coming months. General Manager, Chief Superintendent Kris Winter congratulated and welcomed the graduates to Maryborough Correctional...

18 new officers, trainer recognised at ceremony

Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC) will welcome 18 new custodial correctional officers –and acknowledge the woman who trained them – at a ceremony in Townsville tomorrow. General Manager of TCC, Chief Superintendent Louise Kneeshaw congratulated and welcomed the new officers. “Together, we will work to make the Townsville...

Maryborough recruitment campaign kicks off

Queensland Corrective Services is looking for Wide Bay locals or those looking to move to the area to join the front line of public safety at the Maryborough Correctional Centre in coming months. 50 permanent, secure full-time jobs are available. General Manager of Maryborough Correctional Centre, Chief...

New and long-time officers celebrated

Queensland Corrective Services welcomed 37 new officers and celebrated five officers with more than 180 years of experience between them at a ceremony at Wacol today. The 37 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their vital roles on the front line of public safety at...

SEQ and Townsville visits to resume Tuesday

Subject to final Queensland Health advice, we are looking to resume personal visits at South East Queensland prisons and Townsville from Tuesday morning, 12 October, following the easing of community restrictions. This means that personal visits will be able to booked as normal. Virtual personal visits...

Take A Look Inside QCS officer profile

Luke, Dog Handler, Townsville Correctional Complex, Queensland Corrective Services Luke plays a pivotal role in community safety with the help of his four-legged friends in the Dog Squad at the Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC). “My main goal when I step through the doors at TCC is...

Take a Look Inside QCS officer profile

Judith, Probation Services Officer, Charleville Community Corrections Judith (Jude) was working in Mt Isa when she delved into the unknown after accepting a three-month contract with Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) in Charleville. Jude said she and her husband travelled more than 1,100km to the rural town in...