Corrections News

Restrictions ease Statewide on Friday

After consultation with Queensland Health, we are moving to Stage 1 restrictions as of 6am Friday. This means that personal visits will be able to booked from Friday morning for the following week. In line with community restrictions, face masks must be worn at the following centres: ...

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Shireen, Custodial Correctional Officer (CCO), Capricornia Correctional Centre Shireen spent 26 years as a primary school teacher at more than ten different state schools in the Capricornia region before she decided it was time for a career change. Her background in education gave a her a...

Visits restricted at all Qld prisons

Due to community cases of COVID-19 in Far North Queensland and ongoing contact tracing efforts across the State, the decision has been made to restrict visits to all Queensland prisons. This decision will be reviewed with Queensland Health as soon as the situation in the community...

Visits cancelled: Capricornia Correctional Centre

Due to possible COVID-19 community exposure sites in Rockhampton, all visits have been cancelled at Capricornia Correctional Centre effective immediately. This is an expansion of the existing restrictions on visits to SEQ prisons. This means that all prisons from Capricornia south to the border and west to...

Visits cancelled at SEQ prisons

Due to the community transition of COVID-19 Delta variant  and the subsequent lockdown, all visits have been cancelled at in South East Queensland prisons effective immediately. If you have a visit booked today, please do not attend the centre, as you will be turned away. This means...

Visits cancelled at SEQ prisons

Due to the community transition of COVID-19 Delta variant  and the subsequent lockdown, all visits have been cancelled at in South East Queensland prisons effective immediately. If you have a visit booked today, please do not attend the centre, as you will be turned away. This means...

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Gina, Custodial Correctional Officer (CCO), Brisbane Correctional Centre Gina emigrated from England when she was 14 and joined Queensland Corrective Services as a CCO after graduating from university when she was only 20. For the past eight years, Gina has dedicated her career to community safety working...

Officer assaulted, Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

QCS can confirm that a corrective services officer was injured in an incident with a prisoner at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre yesterday. The officer, who has been praised for their quick thinking and response during the incident, was transported to hospital as a precautionary measure following...

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Scott, Custodial Correctional Officer (CCO), Lotus Glen Correctional Centre. From finance and insurance to public service, CCO Scott joined Queensland Corrective Services five years ago when he was looking for a change, a challenge and a better work life balance. “As a CCO, my job is to...

New Beenleigh Community Corrections office opens

Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan MP and the Commissioner of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS), Paul Stewart APM officially opened the new Beenleigh Community Corrections office at a ceremony last week. The office is a new space for the 22 full time officers who supervise more...

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