Corrections News

Officer assaulted at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that officers have been injured during an incident where force was required to be used at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre today. Officers were restraining a prisoner that was non-compliant and acting in an aggressive manner. As the...

Officer assaulted at Townsville Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that an officer has been injured during an incident where force was required to be used at Townsville Correctional Centre On November 18. Officers were searching a prisoner when he became non-compliant and as he was being restrained he struck out...

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A custodial correctional officer was suspended from duty on 20 November 2019, as a result of an ongoing investigation relating to allegations of being unfit for duty and derelict in duties at the Townsville Correctional Centre. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is...

Officers assaulted at Woodford Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that two officers have been injured during an incident where force was required to be used at Woodford Correctional Centre this morning. Officers were directing a prisoner to his cell when he became non-compliant and threw a number of punches...

Drugs seized during targeted search – Woodford Correctional Centre

A large number of suboxone strips have been seized following targeted searches at Woodford Correctional Centre. Two separate targeted searches of visitors attending the centre in early November were undertaken following information obtained by prison staff. In total, 129 suboxone strips were seized which has an estimated...

Officer assaulted at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a Custodial Correctional Officer was assaulted by a prisoner at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre yesterday during an incident where force was required to be used. Officers were preparing a prisoner to transition from the medical unit when he struck an...

Officer injured at Woodford Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a Custodial Correctional Officer was injured by a prisoner at Woodford Correctional Centre yesterday during an incident where force was required to be used. Officers were performing a search of the prisoner when he became non-compliant and force needed to...

End-to-End Case Management improving outcomes for offenders

Delivering community safety is QCS’ purpose and we work diligently and passionately to ensure that individuals who come in contact with the correctional system are less likely to return to crime. We do this by maximising the chances for offenders to rehabilitate, reintegrate and lead...

Palen Creek Correctional Centre evacuation

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm the Department has safely evacuated the low security Palen Creek Correctional Centre today due to the effects of nearby bushfires on the Queensland and New South Wales border in the Mount Barney National Park. The decision to evacuate was made...

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