Corrections News

TCC review implementation on track

One year after a comprehensive review of the workplace culture at Townsville Correctional Complex was finalised, all of the local actions recommended by the independent workplace investigator have been implemented. Nearly 30 actions were recommended to address officers’ concerns about the culture at the complex, and...

Visits recommence at Townsville

16 July 2021 Visits have recommenced at Townsville Correctional Complex in line with eased community restrictions. This means that, following the advice of Queensland Health, the following correctional centres are able to welcome personal visits: Lotus Glen Correctional Centre Townsville Correctional Centre Capricornia Correctional Centre Please contact the...

Take a Look Inside QCS officer profile

(Anuradha (Anu), Senior Case Manager, Rockhampton Community Corrections, Queensland Corrective Services) For the past two and a half years, Anuradha (Anu) has been working with some of the most vulnerable people in our community through her work as a Senior Case Manager at Rockhampton Community...

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended, South East Queensland

A Corrective Services Officer was suspended from duty on 29 June 2021 due to an ongoing investigation. This is due to allegations relating to inappropriate use of QCS computer systems. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of...

Visits restrictions ease

COVID-19 restrictions at Stage 2 for most of the state 8 July 2021 On the advice of Queensland Health, we have recommenced personal visits at Lotus Glen and Capricornia correctional centres. Due to the ongoing risk of transmission in the community, other centres in Queensland will move to...

Elaine Schulz, Custodial Correctional Officer, Capricornia Correctional Centre

Queenslander Elaine spent 25 years in customer service before she realised, she needed a career change. She took advice to join Queensland Corrective Services and 12 years later has never looked back. “A friend who worked at the Townsville Correctional Complex suggested becoming a Custodial Correctional...

New Toowoomba 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 Toowoomba Community Corrections office at a ceremony yesterday. The new office provides staff with purpose-built facilities to safely supervise more than 750 offenders from...

Southern Queensland Correctional Centre transition complete

Southern Queensland Correctional Centre (SQCC) is under the management of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) after it successfully transitioned to public administration on 1 July. Following the findings of the Crime and Corruption Commissions Taskforce Flaxton in 2018, the Government announced the transition of Queensland’s two privately...

2021 Commissioner’s Awards for Excellence

Congratulations to all our award winners and medal recipients recognised at the 2021 Commissioner’s Awards for Excellence ceremony at Brisbane City Hall yesterday. At the event, outgoing Commissioner Peter Martin APM acknowledged the outstanding performance and remarkable work corrective services officers undertake across the agency to...

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