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Officer assaulted at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm that a custodial correctional officer is receiving testing as a result of an interaction with a prisoner yesterday at Borallon Training Correctional Centre. Officers were attempting to put restraints on a prisoner yesterday morning when the prisoner spat into an...

QCS launch prisoner voicemail system to increase connections

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) has launched another channel for families and friends to keep in contact with loved ones in prison. The prison voicemail system allows approved contacts to leave a voice mail message for prisoners at any time of the day or night. Prisoners can then...

Two officers suspended

Two corrective services officers were suspended from duty on 2 June 2020 as a result of an investigation relating to allegations of negligence and inappropriate use of departmental systems. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct,...

Largest ever group of 156 new officers boost QCS ranks

The Queensland Corrective Services Academy hosted the largest ever group of trainees last week. The group of 156 trainee officers is a record for the Wacol-based academy, and is a part of a recruitment push in preparation for the transition of Queensland’s two privately operated prisons...

Officer injured at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm that a custodial correctional officer was injured as a result of an interaction with a prisoner this morning at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre. The prisoner, who was agitated after returning to the detention unit from a case conference suddenly...

Prisoners help more children with disability with Smart Pups

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGBijJ4xr8w More children with disability will receive assistance dogs trained by Queensland prisoners in coming months, with Palen Creek Correctional Centre becoming the third prison to introduce the Smart Pups program. Prisoners at the low-security centre have been receiving remote training modules during the COVID-19 lockdown so...