Community matters

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THE HELANA JONES CENTRE

The Helana Jones Centre prepares low-security female prisoners for their release into the community. The staff here are dedicated to helping prisoners rehabilitate and due to the nature of the centre, take on a variety of roles on a daily basis [...]

March 1st, 2016|

NORTH COAST REGION MANDATORY COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT

Work commenced on the North Coast Mandatory Community Service Project on 4 February 2015 and began operating two days per week [...]

January 12th, 2016|

ALCOHOL FUELLED VIOLENCE STRATEGY COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT

Community service provides an excellent opportunity for offenders to make reparation to the community harmed by their offending behaviour and to develop employment skills [...]

January 12th, 2016|

MORNINGTON ISLAND PROBATION AND PAROLE COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT

MORNINGTON ISLAND PROBATION AND PAROLE COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT The exterior painting of Mornington Island Probation and Parole office was recently undertaken as a community service project. Sean Durant of Mornington Shire Council, [...]

January 12th, 2016|

CONQUER THE CORRUGATIONS

Conquer the Corrugations is an event that raises awareness for suicide prevention and involves a 40+ kilometre walk from the Archer River Road House to the Coen Wellbeing Centre [...]

January 12th, 2016|

ONE MILLION STARS PROJECT

Ipswich Probation and Parole is working together with local Domestic Violence Action Groups to help create one million stars to raise awareness for domestic violence [...]

January 12th, 2016|

LODERS CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT

The Loders Creek Catchment Area is a community service project managed by the Southport Probation and Parole Office [...]

January 12th, 2016|

COMMUNITY SERVICE AT LOWOOD RSL SUB-BRANCH

Young offenders subject to community service orders with Ipswich Probation and Parole have been tasked with renovations to the Lowood RSL Sub-Branch as part of the supervised community service project [...]

November 3rd, 2015|

DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION – NORTH COAST REGION

Probation and Parole North Coast Region is currently involved in a large number of great initiatives to address Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) at its core - through perpetrator behaviour and attitudes. I spoke with Aleisha Salmon, from [...]

August 31st, 2015|

NAIDOC CELEBRATIONS

QCS Celebrated NAIDOC week across the state with an emphasis on the importance of awareness of cultural heritage.

August 31st, 2015|

CYCLONE MARCIA ASSISTANCE

Cyclone Marcia struck Yeppoon and Rockhampton on the morning of Friday 20 February 2015, devastating the foreshore and beach areas along the Capricorn Coast [...]

August 27th, 2015|

CSO WORKERS SPREAD WARMTH THIS WINTER

Offenders on community service orders from Toowoomba District Office have been knitting blankets over the past 12 months for charity group Lifeline to distribute to those needing [...]

June 29th, 2015|

CEOs SLEEPOUT IN STREET SWAGS FOR THE HOMELESS

On June 18, Vinnies hosted their annual CEO Sleepout, an event that raises awareness and funds for homelessness in Australia. For the first time this year, Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Board of Management participated to show their support for this important cause. [...]

June 29th, 2015|

PROBATION AND PAROLE POPPY PROJECT

The brain child of Roma Probation and Parole, The Poppy Project, which is now running throughout the Southern Region, has offenders making paper poppies for donation to Councils and [...]

June 29th, 2015|

‘ON THE RUN’ FOR CHARITY

Maryborough Correctional Centre staff and their family and friends participated in the Maryborough Relay for Life on Saturday, 2nd and Sunday, 3rd of May at the Maryborough Showgrounds, raising funds for the Cancer Council.

June 29th, 2015|