IWD: Celebrating the women on the front line of public safety
This International Women’s Day, we celebrate the women who work on the front line of public safety.
Thank you for all that you do to keep our community safe.
Brisbane lights up to mark National Corrections Day The Story and Victoria bridges in Brisbane will light up in blue and silver this evening to commemorate National Corrections Day. Our 4700 officers manage nearly 30,000 prisoners and offenders around the State, performing a vital and often overlooked public service. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjVP0131fT0&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2af8P3NhVSSL01-Vk46DBLMvLWJV-piRaUohORKS9KkzONzRfb7Z6VwkI They work with some of the most challenging and complex people in our community, using evidence-based approaches to…
Improving outcomes for incarcerated women "The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights." Gloria Steinem Incarcerated women are amongst the most vulnerable people in our society. This International Women's Day, we are taking a look at how we are rethinking women's imprisonment. Women who…
Prisoner-made Boomerang Bags provide hope for the future “They are proud when they can see a bag produced from start to finish and know they are helping the environment while gaining valuable skills.” “It is very empowering for our female prisoners and further prepares them for life outside of prison.”