QUEENSLAND CORRECTIVE SERVICES VIOLENCE PREVENTION STRATEGY

The QCS Violence Prevention Strategy is a recently launched initiative with the aim of influencing the rate of violence and creating safe environments for staff, visitors, prisoners, offenders and the community [...]

COMMISSIONER’S MESSAGE

The December issue of Corrections News showcases a few of our key projects and achievements from this year [...]

DON WILLIAMS

Don Williams’ work as Senior Cultural Liaison Officer at Brisbane Correctional Centre is focused on breaking down cultural barriers [...]

TIFFANY CAMERON

Custodial Correctional Officer, Tiffany Cameron is making a difference for those who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder [...]

CHAPLAINCY SERVICES AND THE SYCAMORE TREE PROJECT

Chaplaincy services promote prisoner reintegration by helping offenders build personal support networks that they can continue to access after release from custody [...]

FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Throughout July, art produced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners at Capricornia, Southern Queensland, Maryborough and Lotus Glen Correctional Centres was showcased as part of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) [...]

20 YEARS OF THE ELDERS PROGRAM AT THE CAPRICORNIA CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

On 30 June, the Capricornia Correctional Centre hosted Rockhampton, Mackay and Woorabinda Elders to celebrate 20 years of the Elders program at the centre [...]

HAIRDRESSING GRADUATES AT THE BRISBANE WOMEN’S CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

On 28 October, the Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC) hosted a graduation ceremony for 13 prisoners who received Certificate II and III qualifications in hairdressing [...]

THE SUPREME COURT BAIL PROGRAM

Just under half the female prisoner population in secure custody in Queensland are remanded in custody without a conviction [...]