Community matters

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MULTICULTURAL FAMILY DAY

Toward the end of last year, Borallon Training and Correctional Centre (BTCC) hosted a Multicultural Family Day [...]

March 6th, 2017|

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 [...]

October 28th, 2016|

TORRES STRAIT CULTURAL FESTIVAL COMMUNITY SERVICE

The Thursday Island District Office Community Service Trailer participated in a project in conjunction with Torres Shire Council to assist with this year’s Cultural Festival [...]

October 28th, 2016|

WAITANGI DAY AT ARTHUR GORRIE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

Prisoners with New Zealand and Samoan heritage participated in the traditional Waitangi Day at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre [...]

October 28th, 2016|

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) [...]

September 1st, 2016|

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 [...]

September 1st, 2016|

NAIDOC AT NUMINBAH CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

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

September 1st, 2016|

NAIDOC AT PALEN CREEK CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

On 7 July, Palen Creek Correctional Centre took part in NAIDOC celebrations with a flag raising ceremony, followed by yarning, songs and morning tea with the Elders [...]

September 1st, 2016|

ROMA DISTRICT OFFICE CELEBRATES NAIDOC

Staff from the Roma District Office visited an art exhibition on 5 July at the Walk of Art at the Roma Community Arts Centre [...]

September 1st, 2016|

WOLSTON CORRECTIONAL CENTRE CELEBRATES NAIDOC

On 4 July, prisoners, staff and Elders celebrated NAIDOC week with highlights of traditional dancing, and the display of a range of traditional art pieces created by the prisoners [...]

September 1st, 2016|

BRISBANE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE CELEBRATES NAIDOC

Brisbane Elders were amongst the guests when prisoners performed dances, songs, and poems at Brisbane Correctional Centre (BCC) [...]

September 1st, 2016|

TOWNSVILLE CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX CELEBRATES NAIDOC

Townsville Correctional Complex celebrated NAIDOC Week across several days [...]

September 1st, 2016|

ONE MILLION STARS – KINGAROY DISTRICT PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICE

Kingaroy Probation Services Officer, Madonna Laverty, has launched a ‘One Million Stars’ community service project in Cherbourg [...]

August 29th, 2016|

TOWNSVILLE WOMEN’S CORRECTIONAL CENTRE PARTNERING WITH THE RSPCA

Low custody prisoners accommodated at Townsville Women’s Correctional Centre have been engaging in Community Service work at the Townsville RSPCA Adoption Centre [...]

August 29th, 2016|

JULIA CREEK TRAIN DERAILMENT RECOVERY

Townsville Correctional Complex General Manager, Jon Francis-Jones JULIA CREEK TRAIN DERAILMENT RECOVERY Julia Creek Work Camp officers and prisoners have assisted in restoring a vital transport link to Western Queensland after [...]

May 10th, 2016|