Custodial operations practice directives

Custodial operations practice directives provide a consistent framework to direct staff when undertaking their duties throughout a prisoner’s time in prison.

Food safety program

To provide for the development of the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Food Safety Program in all corrective services facilities.

Political Activities Policies

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) is committee to the highest levels of integrity and accountability. Importance that must be placed on ensuring employees act in an impartial manner when conducting their roles, which is particularly relevant when an employee of the department seeks to be a candidate in an election. Two policies have been developed to support QCS eemployees in the lead up to, and through, the caretaker period.

Prisoner accommodation capacity definitions

To formally document built capacity numbers for every custodial centre to be used for internal and external reporting purposes and to ensure the consistent use of terminology and counting rules for internal and external reporting of prisoner bed capacity for Queensland corrective services facilities.

Relevant persons

To provide for the management of “relevant persons” including a process that incorporates guidelines for assessing the suitability of persons to be, or continue to be, relevant persons.

Victims register – placement and removal of applicants

To provide a process for the placement and removal of eligible persons on the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Victims Register.

Victims register – release of information

To provide for the release of information to persons registered with the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Victims Register or their nominees.

Volunteer service

To ensure that community members undertaking the role as volunteers in Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Probation and Parole offices are utilised appropriately.


Last updated: 3 August 2020
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