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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...

Townsville Correctional Complex visits cancelled

Following Queensland Health advice, personal visits have been cancelled at Townsville Correctional Complex. Virtual personal visits remain available, and professional visits are continuing at this time. Personal visits are also cancelled from Woodford Correctional Centre south to the border and west to Gatton. The restrictions will be reviewed...

Visits cancelled – SEQ prisons

After consultation with Queensland Health regarding community cases of COVID-19 in South East Queensland, visits have been restricted to prisons in South East Queensland. Under the restrictions, personal visits have been cancelled from Woodford Correctional Centre south to the border and west to Gatton. Virtual personal visits...

Queensland Corrective Services COVID vaccinations

We've worked hard to keep COVID out of our prisons, but now we need your help. If you visit our centres, please get vaccinated as soon as you can so we can make restrictions a thing of the past. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKOkP9P-Pxw  ...

Officer injured, Brisbane Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm an incident at Brisbane Correctional Centre this morning which resulted in the injury of a custodial correctional officer. Initial information is that officers were attempting to assist a prisoner suffering a medical emergency at approximately 5am when the prisoner bit one...

Lotus Glen welcomes 15 new officers, farewells PADD dog Sarah

Fifteen new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their front-line role in public safety at a ceremony in Mareeba today. Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner James Koulouris congratulated the graduates completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP). “Our officers are the best trained and equipped in Australia...

Take a Look Inside QCS officer profile

Amber, Intelligence Analyst, Brisbane Region Community Corrections Queenslander Amber joined the public sector to make a positive difference and help and support communities, so she followed her passion and joined community corrections which ticked all the boxes for her. “Since joining Queensland Corrective Services (QCS), I...

45 new officers join the front line of public safety in Queensland

45 new custodial correctional officers (CCOs) were sworn into their roles on the front line of public safety in a ceremony in Brisbane yesterday. Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Commissioner Paul Stewart APM congratulated the officers for completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program (COEP) and joining the...

Restrictions ease Statewide Tuesday

After consultation with Queensland Health regarding community cases in South East Queensland, visits have been reinstated to our prisons. This means that personal visits will be able to booked as normal. Virtual personal visits are also available. Please contact the relevant correctional centre for details of current...

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