Corrections News

IWD: Celebrating the women on the front line of public safety

This International Women's Day, we celebrate the women who work on the front line of public safety. Thank you for all that you do to keep our community safe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vwv6lebhnW0&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR22FU0rP6bBuiD734lE6F0WRu1eeYXiHatJRVyKfZ1FOSDxBRp4oVfho_o  ...

Improving outcomes for incarcerated women

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights." Gloria Steinem Incarcerated women are amongst the most vulnerable people in our society. This International Women's Day,...

The truth about televisions in prisons

You may have seen some reporting about the cost of replacing damaged televisions in Queensland prisons recently, with allegations that taxpayers foot the bill for sets damaged by prisoners. We thought you might to like to know the truth. Taxpayers do not subsidise the provision of televisions...

Offenders give back to flood-ravaged Townsville

Offenders subject to community service orders are giving back to the community by helping clean up Townsville after it was devastated by an extreme wet weather event. A total of seven offenders completed in excess of 200 hours of flood clean-up work since the clean-up began...

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...

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...

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...

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