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Corrections News August 2017 | Read Now

October 24th, 2017|

WOODFORD CORRECTIONAL CENTRE 20TH ANNIVERSARY 1997-2017

The Woodford Correctional Centre project commenced in 1994 on the site of the old Woodford secure facility. The first prisoners were accepted at the centre on 7 March 1997 and this year marks the 20th anniversary of this day [...]

March 6th, 2017|

THE QUEENSLAND PAROLE SYSTEM REVIEW

On 16 February, the Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier and Minister for the Arts announced major reforms to probation and parole services across the state following the Queensland Parole System Review [...]

March 6th, 2017|

GPS ELECTRONIC MONITORING FOR PAROLEES

GPS monitoring has been used since 2011 for dangerous sex offenders in conjunction with intensive case management strategies, to reinforce the strict supervision under the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003 (DPSOA) [...]

March 6th, 2017|

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 [...]

December 22nd, 2016|

OUR ANIMAL PROGRAM PARTNERSHIPS

QCS partners with animal welfare organisations to assist in the rehabilitation of animals and offenders alike.

October 28th, 2016|

30 YEARS OF THE QUEENSLAND CORRECTIVE SERVICES ACADEMY

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the QCS Academy. Established in 1986, the Academy was originally known as the Training and Development College and over the years has continued to promote values of integrity, service, respect, opportunity and accountability [...]

September 1st, 2016|

NAIDOC WEEK 2016

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

August 25th, 2016|

THE OPERATIONAL ASSURANCE UNIT

The Operational Assurance Unit was established in Specialist Operations in late 2014 [...]

July 15th, 2016|

SENTENCE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Sentence Management Services (SMS) is a large team, encompassing in excess of 140 staff across the state and is an area in which individuals take a great deal of pride in their work [...]

July 15th, 2016|

THE PAROLE BOARDS’ SECRETARIAT AND VICTIMS REGISTER

The Parole Boards’ Secretariat provides administrative support to the parole boards operating within Queensland [...]

July 15th, 2016|

OFFENDER REHABILITATION AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Desistance from offending is at the heart of the work completed by Offender Rehabilitation and Management Services (ORMS) [...]

July 15th, 2016|

THE INTELLIGENCE AND INVESTIGATIONS BRANCH

The Intelligence and Investigations Branch (IIB) consists of the Queensland Corrective Services Intelligence Group (QCSIG) and the Corrective Services Investigation Unit (CSIU) [...]

July 14th, 2016|

THE HIGH RISK OFFENDER MANAGEMENT UNIT

The High Risk Offender Management Unit (HROMU) is responsible for the management of offenders subject to community supervision under the Dangerous Prisoner (Sex Offenders) Act 2003 (DPSOA). The operational unit comprises the Electronic Monitoring and Surveillance Unit (EMSU) and the Case Management team [...]

July 14th, 2016|

THE QCS WORK CAMP PROGRAM

The QCS Work Camp Program provides valuable labour for community service projects across regional Queensland and promotes successful prisoner rehabilitation [...]

May 10th, 2016|