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Abscond – Townsville Correctional Centre low security farm

Three prisoners have absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre low security men's farm this evening. If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day. You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity...

Drone incursion sends Capricornia into lockdown

Prisoners at Capricornia Correctional Centre spent a part of Christmas afternoon in lockdown after someone attempted to drop contraband into the centre using a drone. At about 1:45pm, a custodial correctional officer saw a drone hovering over the exercise yard of a secure unit carrying a...

Prisoners give back to community with Uniforms 4 Kids

Women prisoners are providing beautiful handmade clothing to children in need thanks to a program being run out of Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC). As part of a partnership between Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) and Uniforms 4 Kids, prisoners at BWCC have been repurposing law enforcement...

Capricornia joins push to recycle bottle tops into prosthetics

Staff and prisoners at Capricornia Correctional Centre (CCC) have risen to the challenge of collecting bottle tops to be recycled into prosthetic arms and hands, amassing almost 14,500 caps in eight weeks. Deputy General Manager Alexis Livingstone said everyone at CCC had responded enthusiastically to the...

New correctional officers help keep Queensland communities safe

  Thirteen new Custodial Correctional Officers joined the ranks in Queensland on Wednesday at a graduation ceremony at the Queensland Corrective Services Academy. Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan and Queensland Corrective Services Deputy Commissioner James Koulouris, Organisational Capability, congratulated the graduates of the Custodial Officer Entry Level...

QCS and QPS officers in Townsville contri-brew-te to community safety

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) and the Queensland Police Service (QPS) are meeting on hallowed grounds in Townsville next week to talk with locals about community safety.   The collaborative event will be held on Tuesday 17 December at The Willows Shopping Centre, starting at 10:30am – 12:30pm...

Bowen prisoners pitch in for Meals on Wheels

  The Bowen Women’s Work Camp has been praised as a “great contribution to the team” for their work at the Bowen branch of Meals on Wheels, maintaining the grounds and helping out in the kitchen. Bowen Meals on Wheels treasurer Chris Storrie said the women from...