Corrections News

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended, Townsville

A Custodial Correctional Officer of the Townsville Correctional Complex has been suspended pending the completion of a disciplinary process relating to an allegation of deliberately impeding the recording of CCTV footage during an incident at the centre in March, 2018. As a top-tier public safety agency,...

Graduate prisoners to improve health and safety at Townsville prison

The wellbeing of prisoners at Townsville Women’s Correctional Centre (TWCC) is set to improve with the graduation on Friday of more than 20 prisoners who have completed Red Cross courses in health and first aid. Sisters for Change, unique to TWCC but part of the highly...

Breaking the cycle of reoffending with career development

Prisoners from the Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre have been given the opportunity to take part in a career development workshop hosted by the Careers Outreach Program at Griffith University. The True Colours workshop was focused on establishing an understanding of how to apply the prisoners’ strengths...

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A Custodial Correctional Officer from Woodford Correctional Centre has been suspended pending a disciplinary process relating to an allegation of being derelict in their duty. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect...

New correctional officers keeping Townsville community safe

Townsville Correctional Centre welcomed 18 new custodial correctional officers to the front line of public safety after graduating at a ceremony held in Townsville today. The officers proudly accepted their responsibility in a ceremony at the Townsville Correctional Centre and committed their intentions to keep the...

Bake Sale for Banks Creek Retreat continues legacy of Everyday Hero

Borallon Training and Correctional Centre (BTCC) officers have raised over $800 for Banks Creek Retreat, following in the footsteps of Everyday Hero Finalist and Custodial Correctional Officer Grant Neilson and his wife, police officer Nicole Seden. Banks Creek Retreat was set up by Grant and Nicole...

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