Corrections News

QCS deploys specialised training internationally

Specialised training from Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) is being deployed internationally to assist officers from the Correctional Service of the Solomon Islands (CSSI). The Solomon Islands Justice Program is overseen and funded by the Australian Federal Government, enabling Solomon Islands officers to undertake programs with QCS. In...

Lotus Glen Correctional Centre embraces culture to celebrate NAIDOC Week

Lotus Glen Correctional Centre (LGCC) acknowledges the rich culture that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders bring to the community during NAIDOC Week in 2019. NAIDOC Week events are occurring state-wide this month and this year’s national theme is VOICE.TREATY.RESPECT. There are a number of events that are...

Numinbah prisoners train dogs for veterans

Prisoners from Numinbah Correctional Centre are helping train assistance dogs for Defence Force Veterans. Under the arrangement between Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) and Defence Bank Foundation, women at Numinbah Correctional Centre (NCC) are helping to train about 14 dogs a year to Assistance Dog level as...

QCS celebrates community connections in NAIDOC Week

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) is marking NAIDOC Week with celebrations at its centres and regional offices across the state. Commissioner Peter Martin APM said the celebrations gave QCS the opportunity to acknowledge the invaluable contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and help prisoners remain connected...

Commissioner’s Awards for Excellence

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Commissioner Peter Martin APM has congratulated QCS officers at his annual awards for excellence. As a top-tier public safety agency, Commissioner Martin established the Commissioner’s Awards for Excellence in 2018 to celebrate outstanding service from QCS staff in the across five categories:...

QCS celebrates NAIDOC Week across Queensland

Next week, July 7 to 14 is NAIDOC Week, a time when we celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The theme for this year’s NAIDOC week is Voice… Treaty… Truth, the three key elements to the reforms set out...

Nadine Robinson – From volunteer to District Manager

Like many before her, Nadine Robinson donned a backpack and left the shores of England. Her destination was Sydney, but fate had other plans and the temptation of sunny Townsville sounded like the perfect place to study a double degree in psychology and criminology at...

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