Corrections News

QCS officers receive the Australian Corrections Medal

The Governor of Queensland, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, today conferred the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) on QCS officers Julie Steinheuer and Dennis Hayes at an investiture ceremony at Government House in Brisbane. The ACM is awarded for distinguished service by an operational...

Graduating general duties dogs boost officer safety

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue13GzCjgzM&t=4s A group of eight general duty dogs and their handlers graduated from the Queensland Corrective Services Academy at a ceremony held today in a bid to ensure officer safety in prisons across Queensland in what is the largest ever general duties dog graduation. An extra general...

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended

A Queensland Corrective Services officer was suspended from duty today pending an investigation into an allegation regarding their conduct in a private capacity. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency and accountability. We expect the...

Townsville Correctional Complex welcomes 24 correctional officers

Safety has been boosted at the Townsville Correctional Complex with 24 new custodial correctional officers graduating at a ceremony at Ignatius Park College on Friday. Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Martin APM welcomed the new officers as they were sworn into their vital role on the...

New correctional officers keeping central Queensland communities safe

Capricornia Correctional Centre welcomed 11 new custodial correctional officers to the front line of public safety after graduating at a ceremony held Thursday. The officers proudly accepted their responsibility to keep the community safe through the humane containment and rehabilitation of prisoners. These officers have come from...

Community Corrections to connect with youth at ninja challenge

Queensland Corrective Services’ South Coast Community Corrections team is seizing the chance to connect with the young people of Scenic Rim on Monday at the Extreme Ninja Warrior Challenge in Beaudesert. Beenleigh District Manager Amelia Stone said the Queensland Youth Week event was an ideal opportunity to...

One Punch Can Kill workshop bid to improve prisoners’ behaviour

Prisoners from Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC) attended a One Punch Can Kill workshop last month as part of rehabilitation efforts to improve their behaviour both in custody and on release to the community. Run by the Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group, the workshop was designed...

Officers suspended – Rockhampton

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that a number of custodial corrections officers have been suspended from duty pending the outcome of a Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) investigation. Three officers from Capricornia Correctional Centre were today served with suspension notices effective immediately while the Ethical Standard...

Innisfail Work Camp marks 10 years of helping the community

The Innisfail Work Camp this week celebrates 10 years of assisting regional communities to recover from natural disasters and offering prisoners a chance at reparation and rehabilitation. A ceremony Thursday morning at the camp on Goondi Mill Road will give community groups the chance to celebrate...

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