Our people

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REBECCA BATES

Custodial Correctional Officer, Rebecca Bates’ career with QCS started at Numinbah Correctional Centre eight years ago. In that time, she has worked in administrative and visits processing roles at Numinbah and Palen Creek Correctional Centre [...]

March 6th, 2017|

GREG WILLIAMS

Greg Williams retired from the Escort and Security Branch (ESB) last year after almost 42 years of service. Greg commenced at the Wacol Correctional Centre in 1974, before transferring to ESB in 1991 [...]

March 6th, 2017|

CAROL GREENHALGH

We sat down with Correctional Counsellor, Carol Greenhalgh to talk about her time at Woodford. Over the years, she has worked as a Cultural Liaison Officer, an Education officer and a Senior Practitioner. “I started as a student placement at Woodford in August 1997, and in 1998, I received a phone call to come and join the Woodford team,” she says [...]

March 6th, 2017|

TONY AUSTIN

Dog Handler, Tony Austin began his career with QCS 28 years ago. “I think I was 22 when I originally started at the old Woodford prison, before they built this one,” he says [...]

March 6th, 2017|

KERRY HAUSMANN

Dog Handler, Kerry Hausmann has been working in corrections for over 40 years. “Back when I started in 1976, it was under the cadet system. At 17 years old, I thought it was a good way to learn the basics,” he says [..]

March 6th, 2017|

CARLEA WALKER

Human Resources Manager, Carlea Walker started with QCS when Woodford opened [...]

March 6th, 2017|

DON WILLIAMS

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

October 28th, 2016|

GARY SWADLING

Gary Swadling commenced his career in corrections on 3 January, 1977 at Her Majesty’s Prison, Rockhampton (Etna Creek). After taking long service leave, Gary will be set to retire with over 40 years’ service to QCS [...]

October 28th, 2016|

STACEY RAU

Case Manager, Stacey Rau is spearheading a campaign to raise funds to support research into children’s cancer treatment [...]

October 28th, 2016|

TIFFANY CAMERON

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

October 28th, 2016|

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 [...]

September 1st, 2016|

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 [...]

September 1st, 2016|

ALICIA BENNETT

Alicia Bennett has worked in the justice field for her entire career. After 14 years in the Queensland Police Service, she joined QCS as a Senior Investigator with the Ethical Standards Unit [...]

September 1st, 2016|

KATRINA LYNN

Registered Training Organisation Administrator, Katrina Lynn completed an Administration Traineeship at the Academy in 1995 and has worked there ever since [...]

September 1st, 2016|

BRET SAMMUT AND CHANTELLE CLARKE

Senior Training Officers Bret Sammut and Chantelle Clarke coordinate training for probation and parole staff across the state [...]

September 1st, 2016|