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Reporting near Queensland prisons

Queensland Corrective Services would like to remind journalists and news crews that under Section 132 of the Corrections Act, it is an offence to record or photograph Queensland Corrective Services’ facilities without the permission of the Commissioner. Our officers patrol the perimeters of our centres and...

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Prisoner located and returned to custody

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm the third prisoner who absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre (Low Custody Male Farm) on 22 November is back in custody....

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New correctional officers improve community safety in South East Queensland

New Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety Two officers awarded National and Long Service and Good Conduct Medals Officers equipped with highest level of training   Queensland Corrective Services inducted almost fifty Custodial Correctional Officers (CCO) to the frontline of public safety on...

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New correctional officers improve community safety in Maryborough

• 14 new Custodial Correctional Officers join the frontline of public safety • Seven officers awarded National and Long Service and Good Conduct Medals • Officers equipped with highest level of training Queensland Corrective Services inducted 14 Custodial Correctional Officers (CCO) to the frontline of public safety today...

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Take a look inside – Mitch’s story

#Takealookinside Blackall Work Camp, where Field Supervisor, Mitch, helps low-security prisoners as they give back to the community. Explore how these prisoners positively impact the local community and embark on their self-improvement journeys under the careful guidance of Mitch. Lock in your future - https://corrections.qld.gov.au/careers/ https://youtu.be/yUinZOSw6nU...

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Bush fire preparedness

Bushfires are impacting communities across Queensland.  Conditions are expected to remain hot, dry and windy, with areas of high and extreme fire danger predicted, and we are not even into summer yet. A lot of work has gone into preparing for this disaster season across the...

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Prisoners located and returned to custody

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm the prisoners who absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre (Low Custody Male Farm) have been arrested by police and are back in custody. Thanks to Queensland Police Service for locating and arresting them quickly....

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Take a Look Inside – Phil’s story

Meet Phil, our dedicated District Manager at Rockhampton Community Corrections. With her strong leadership, our team is empowered to keep the community safe by providing the necessary support to help offenders reintegrate into society. Phil also shares her love for living in regional Queensland and...

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New correctional officers, GP dogs join the front line

Fifteen new Custodial Correctional Officers graduate to frontline public safety Three new General-Purpose dogs and their handlers join the Delta Unit Two officers recognised with the prestigious National Medal One officer awarded Unit Citations for professional conduct in restoring order and bringing non-compliant prisoners...