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QCS officers #BreakTheBias

The theme for International Women’s Day on March 8 is Break the Bias, and this group of women are doing just that, stepping into the most challenging workplaces imaginable – high security prisons. Not only do these officers work shoulder-to-shoulder with their male counterparts to manage...

Abscond: Townsville men’s low security farm

Police and Queensland Corrective Services officers are searching for prisoner ROBERTS, JAMIE LEE  who absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre (male low security farm) at approximately 7:30am today. He is currently serving 2 years 4 months for Assault police. He may be driving a white Toyota Hilux...

SEQ visits suspended until Friday

As you are aware, the extreme weather event earlier in the week has caused significant disruption in South East Queensland, with road closures, infrastructure damage and about 20,000 houses flooded and many more without power. We are still experiencing localised flooding, damage and minor road closures...

Officers band together in floods

Our officers go above and beyond every day to make Queensland a safer place, and this weekend was no exception. While none of our centres are in flood zones, several high security prisons are surrounded by areas which do flood, and this is exactly what faced...

Visits cancelled – SEQ prisons

UPDATE: ALL VISITS TO MARYBOROUGH CORRECTIONAL CENTRE HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED As you’re aware, the significant rain event in South East Queensland has led to widespread road closures across South East Queensland. While none of our prisons are impacted directly, a number have been cut off over the...

Visits are back!

We appreciate how challenging it has been for you and your loved ones not having face-to-face visits while we managed the COVID-19 outbreaks in our centres. The number of COVID-19 cases in our centres has fallen from a high of 518 on January 17 to 67...

An update on COVID-19 in prisons

An update on COVID-19 in prisons We thought you might like an update on what is happening in Queensland prisons with COVID-19. As you may have seen in the media, just as Omicron has spread through the community, many Queensland prisons now have COVID-19 cases. As of today,...

National Corrections Day awards ceremony

Join us as we celebrate National Corrections Day and recognise our officers working on the frontline to keep Queensland safe. Congratulations to the finalists and awards winners!   https://youtu.be/GWV6FLge_x8...

National Corrections Day 2022

This National Corrections Day, we thank our officers working on the frontline to keep Queensland safe.    ...

National Corrections Day celebrates frontline officers

Communities across Queensland will recognise the front-line public safety role played by corrective officers by lighting landmarks across the State up in blue tomorrow for National Corrections Day. National Corrections Day is an opportunity to acknowledge the professionalism and commitment of Queensland Corrective Service officers, and...