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New correctional officers improve community safety on Sunshine Coast

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep the Sunshine Coast safe. 12 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony and will be posted to...

New correctional officers improve community safety in Rockhampton

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep the community safe. Nine new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. Assistant Minister for Education and Member for...

Thommo takes a final Ekka bow on retirement

Queensland Corrective Services’ most famous drug detection dog, Thommo has ‘bow-wowed’ out of official duty at one of his all-time favourite places – the Brisbane Ekka. The 10-year-old Labrador received a ‘golden paw shake’ on his retirement from one of his biggest fans, Minister for Corrective...

New corrections officers improve community safety in Far North Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Far North Queensland safe. Nine new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony recently. QCS Acting Assistant Commissioner Darryl Fleming...

New corrections officers improve community safety in South East Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have move to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep South East Queensland safe. 35 new custodial correctional officers will be sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. QCS Commissioner Paul Stewart APM...

New corrections officers improve community safety in Maryborough

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Maryborough safe. Nine new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony in Maryborough. Assistant Minister for Train Manufacturing and Regional...

Commissioner awards excellence in Corrections

Queensland Corrective Services officers and staff have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to public safety at the 2022 Commissioner’s Awards for Excellence. Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan said the awards celebrated exceptional performance and service delivery in corrections across Queensland. “From resolving potentially volatile situations to ensuring safe and secure correctional services,...

Prisoners abscond from Townsville Correctional Centre (Male Farm)

Police and Queensland Corrective Services officers are searching for three prisoners who absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre (Male Farm) on 27 June 2022. They are: NEWMAN, LAYNE REX, currently serving 1 year 3 months 5 days for Enter dwelling with intent without violence or threats. NOBLE, LES NOEL,...

New corrections officers improve community safety in Townsville

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers have moved to the frontline of public safety, working to reduce reoffending to keep Townsville safe. 15 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. QCS Acting Assistant Commissioner Central and Northern Region...

New corrections officers improve community safety in South East Queensland

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers moved to the frontline of public safety today, working to reduce reoffending to keep South East Queensland safe. 24 new custodial correctional officers were sworn into their roles at a Queensland Corrective Services’ (QCS) graduation ceremony. QCS Commissioner Paul Stewart APM congratulated...