NAIDOC WEEK 2016

Recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements across Queensland as we celebrate NAIDOC Week 2016 [...]

COMMISSIONER’S MESSAGE

This issue focuses on the state-wide celebrations of NAIDOC Week. I would like to thank all of the staff across QCS who [...]

KATEE SHIELDS AND STEVE AUFATA

Katee Shields and Steve Aufata are currently completing the Custodial Officer Entry Program at the Academy. We sat down with them at the end of week four of the 10 week course to hear about their experiences so far [...]

BILL DEICHSEL

Bill Deichsel started his career with the Queensland Prison Service in 1961 as a prison officer at H.M. Prison Townsville and since then has spent time working across the state and overseas in many different roles [...]

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 [...]

NAIDOC AT NUMINBAH CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

Staff, prisoners, and special guests from the Kalwun Elders celebrated NAIDOC on 6 July at the Numinbah Correctional Centre [...]

QUEENSLAND POLICE GAMES

Towards the end of last year, a contingent of staff from Brisbane Correctional Centre (BCC) and their family members entered a mixed touch football side to play in the 2015 QLD Police Games, following an invitation from the Queensland Police Sporting Association (QPSA) [...]

WELCOMING OFFICERS FROM THE FIJI CORRECTIONS SERVICE

Earlier this year, the QCS Academy welcomed officers from the Fiji Corrections Service to observe Queensland training programs [...]